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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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Continental to invest $49 million to modernize facility, add products

Continental in Culpeper County announced Tuesday afternoon that it plans to invest $49 million over the next three years to expand its automotive manufacturing operations in Culpeper.During an announcement ceremony at the plant off Lovers Lane, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said the international automotive company will add up to 25 new high tech jobs at its Culpeper facility during a three-phase expansion project to modernize the facility to increase production capacity and add new products, including air suspension pumps."Growing the manufacturing industry in the Commonwealth is an essential element of diversifying and building the new Virginia economy," McAuliffe said. "Continental's continued success in Culpeper is a testament to the region's outstanding workforce, low energy costs and high quality of Life."Culpeper Plant Manager Brandon Lane said the projects will begin soon, as will hiring due to the need for training for the new positions.Stay with for more on this breaking news story and pick up Wednesday’s print edition for the whole story.

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