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Published Thursday, February 18, 2010 @ 1:52 PM by robertrusso (Robert Russo)

inSites e-Newsletter The Professional Site Consultant’s Source for W.Va. News Statewide
Volume 1 | Issue 1 | 2010

International healthcare technology firm to open in Jefferson County

Randox Laboratories, an international diagnostic reagent and equipment manufacturer based in Northern Ireland, plans to establish its first East Coast facility in Kearneysville. The firm is investing $7 million to renovate an existing structure into a 33,180-square-foot base for administration, distribution, sales and manufacturing.

$328 million Biometrics Technology Center to be built in Clarksburg

A new $328 million Biometrics Technology Center is scheduled to be built in Clarksburg. A joint facility of the FBI and U.S. Department of Defense, the new Center will be constructed on the campus of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division.

NCO Group opens business service center in Kanawha County

Mountaineer Gas Company announced plans to open a new customer service center in Charleston. Expected to employ up to 125 workers by June 2010, the center will be operated by NCO Group Inc., a global provider of business process outsourcing services.

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High-Technology Business Property Valuation Act

Tangible personal property, including servers, directly used in a high-technology business or in an internet advertising business is valued for property tax purposes at 5 percent of the original cost of the property. In addition, sales tax is eliminated from all purchases of prewritten computer software, computers, computer hardware, servers, building materials and tangible personal property.

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West Virginia

West Virginia’s location gives businesses a strategic advantage. The state is within overnight trucking distance of more than half of the U.S. population – and a third of the Canadian population.

To find out what many companies — from small to large, local to global — have already discovered about the advantages of locating in West Virginia, contact the West Virginia Development Office at 800-982-3386 or visit


New Opportunities

Plug & Play Call Center

Type of Facility:
Customer Contact Center

Number of Employees Displaced:

Is Existing Facility Available?
Yes - 20,000 square feet,
workstations available

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Plug & Play Call Center

Type of Facility:
Customer Contact Center

Number of Employees Displaced:

Available Skills: Inbound Customer Service, Outbound, Procurement, Management

Is Existing Facility Available?
Yes - 50,000 square feet, parking,
workstations in place

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