Leading Lawn and Garden Manufacturer Selects Virginia for Expansion
Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Oldcastle APG, the second largest manufacturer of lawn and garden products in NorthAmerica, is renovating a vacant building in the City of Suffolk into one of the company’s most technologically advanced manufacturing operations. This will be the company’s second Lawn & Garden operation in theCommonwealth, alongside Mountain Materials in Russell County, and will lead to major new investment, and the creation of 28 new jobs. The company is also committing to purchase 80 percent of all forest products from Virginia forest land owners. Virginia successfully competed against North Carolina for the project.