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 Lynchburg
Counties – Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Brunswick, Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, 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

Target industries:

Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, High‐Value Natural Resource Products, Professional Services, Business Services, and IT Data Centers

Select clients served within Southside:

Drake Extrusion
Intertape Polymer Group
Mehler Engineering Products, Inc.
Starsprings USA, Inc.
TSI Yarns
Virginia Glass Products Corporation