Success Stories - Scott County Quotes

Rogers FoamQuotes from Tempur Sealy Expansion
Tempur Sealy has expanded a number of times since opening in Scott County in 2001, and this expansion will enable the Duffield plant to increase its production and support the growth of Tempur Sealy's award-winning products," said Scott Thompson, Tempur Sealy Chairman and CEO. "We have developed a strong relationship with the community, and we are fortunate to have a well-educated workforce committed to excellence in quality, safety, productivity, and environmental compliance. I want to thank the Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority, Tennessee Valley Authority, and Scott County for facilitating this project. The expansion will be essentially complete by the end of the year, and the capacity increase will be realized by 2022" (March 4, 2021 Announcement)

Rogers FoamQuotes from eHealth Technologies
“This expansion in Southwest Virginia is the right next step in our strategic growth plan,” said Jeff Markin, CEO of eHealth Technologies. “We appreciate the support received from the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission-backed InvestSWVA team, and we are excited to grow our partnerships around the Commonwealth of Virginia. This Scott County expansion will enable eHealth Technologies to strengthen our focus on helping the clinicians we serve get seamless access to the healthcare information they need—when they need it—for the benefit of patients receiving critical care.”
(December 10, 2020 Announcement)

Rogers FoamQuotes from TeleTech
Scott County, in the e-region of Virginia, was a natural choice for TeleTech's domestic expansion for a number of reasons, including an outstanding labor force, low cost of living, and great access to the market through the Tri-Cities airport," said Todd Baxter, senior vice president of Global Operations at TeleTech. "The local community and State of Virginia have been incredibly supportive and fantastic partners. Scott County is in a beautiful part of the country, and we look forward to working directly with the community on designing a state-of-the-art facility in picturesque surroundings."
(October 21, 2015 Announcement)

Rogers FoamQuotes from OnePartner ATAC Center Unveiling
The best physicians are those with a passion for achievement, and intolerance for inefficiency.  They have inquisitive minds and a great passion to achieve something exceptional.  I’m very proud of the team that has developed the ATAC,” said Dr. Miller.“A resource like the ATAC will benefit the region in so many ways, and it continues the visionary efforts that Virginia’s leadership developed.  This data center is like no other in the nation, it is officially recognized and it represents the capabilities of the talented folks in this region. “ (Friday, August 15, 2008 Unveiling)

Rogers FoamQuotes from Rogers Foam Corporation
“Rogers Foam Corporation has built a reputation for innovative engineering solutions, uncompromising quality, and exemplary customer service for nearly 60 years. Virginia’s favorable business climate, strategic location, skilled workforce, and proximity to major customers were all important in our decision to invest in a new plant in Duffield. We look forward to a beneficial partnership with Scott County and the State of Virginia as we expand our operations to better serve existing customers and support our future growth.” Matthew H. Rogers, PhD, Owner/Director, Rogers Foam Corporation (July 11, 2007 Announcement)

Quotes from Holston Medical Group
"I commend the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Scott Co. Economic Development Authority for their innovative thinking and cooperative approach to economic development. They have been great partners from the very beginning, eagerly helping us understand the opportunities here in Virginia." Dr. Jerry L. Miller, founder and president of Holston Medical Group (October 25, 2006 Announcement)

Quotes from VFP, Inc
“Not enough can be said about the workers of our plant in Duffield. It is they who have made things grow and have reaped success for our company. We are in Duffield to stay.” Frank VanBalen, President and Chief Executive Officer, VFP, Inc.
(August 9, 2001 Expansion Announcement)

“We wouldn’t be here right now if it wasn’t for the workforce Scott County provided us. That was enough for us. Scott County believes in us, and we believe in Scott County.” Frank Van Balen, President and Chief Executive Officer, VFP, Inc.(March 3, 2004 Expansion Announcement)

"VFP has over 48 years of Excellence in Shelter Design and Manufacturing providing quality prefabricated structures to the telecommunications, power, and modular building industries. Since moving our manufacturing to Scott County in the 1990's, we have continued to grow. This is largely due to the support we have received from our valued employees. VFP is grateful to be located in Scott County with an available workforce and local talent that can meet our vast manufacturing needs." said Jerry Arnold, CEO, VFP, Inc. "We also owe special thanks for the continued support and assistance we have received over the years from our local, regional, and state agencies. They have played an integral role in our ability to continue to grow in Scott County."


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