Region 3 is ripe with opportunities.
Established centers of advanced manufacturing and technology, emerging innovation assets that support an entrepreneurial base, educational institutions building a skilled workforce, a significant natural resource base, and civic leadership that creates the necessary social capital to adapt to changing market conditions.
The Southside region consists of:
Cities – Danville and Martinsville
Counties – Amelia, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Henry, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Patrick, Pittsylvania, and Prince Edward
Region 3 stats:
Total Population 373,322
Total Employment 153,265
Unemployment Rate 4.0%
Median Income Level $33,846
Mfg. Establishments 498
Mfg. Employment 18,027
Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, High‐Value Natural Resource Products, Professional Services, Business Services, and IT Data Centers
Select clients served within Southside:
Intertape Polymer Group
Mehler Engineering Products, Inc.
Starsprings USA, Inc.
Virginia Glass Products Corporation