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Genesis Products To Expand Operation In Virginia

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says a manufacturing expansion in Charlotte County will create 150 new jobs and save 52 existing jobs.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says a manufacturing expansion in Charlotte County will create 150 new jobs and save 52 existing jobs.

McDonnell said Tuesday in a news release that Genesis Products Inc. has acquired the former Appomattox River Manufacturing Co. and plans to expand the operation.

Elkhart, Ind.-based Genesis Products makes doors, cabinet parts, moldings and wood panels for pre-fabricated home, recreational vehicle, kitchen cabinet and furniture manufacturing industries.

The project will receive $300,000 from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission and $250,000 from the Governor's Opportunity Fund.
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