Ison Furniture, Dogwood Global to open facilities in Virginia, create 200 jobs

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va.—  Ison Furniture Manufacturing Inc. will invest $3.5 million to acquire and renovate the former A.C. Furniture Co. facility in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. The North Carolina-based Ison will also use the money to purchase new equipment for the assembly and full production of its upholstered furniture products, according to a statement from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam.

Milwaukee Tool plans new hand tool plant in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Tool announced it will make an initial investment of nearly $26 million and build a new manufacturing plant in West Bend, Wisconsin. The first phase of construction will include a 75,000-square-foot building, that can be expanded to 225,000-square-feet. Plans call to break ground in April, with mass production to begin in early 2021.