Hollingsworth and Vose, an advanced materials company, recently won the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing (SVAM) 2015 Innovations in Manufacturing Award. The award recognizes H&V’s Floyd team accomplishment developing the NanoWave® air filtration media and the associated advanced manufacturing processes.

“The recognition that the award brings to H&V and the Floyd site helps to reinforce our reputation as a global leader and manufacturer of advanced materials for filtration, battery, and industrial products. NanoWave® has a bright future and is now manufactured in the US and Germany,” said Vince Hatcher, the Site Manager of Floyd operations.  “We are growing our business in Floyd and around the world through talented and resourceful R&D and manufacturing teams.”

H&V is the largest private employer in Floyd County and recently added a second plant. They have about 150 employees in the County currently and see growth ahead. “We are proud of H&V’s highly-skilled people in Floyd. It’s very exciting that they are solving major worldwide challenges here in innovative and environmentally-friendly ways,” said Jon Beegle, Chairman of the Floyd County Economic Development Authority.

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