Micron Technology announces $3B investment, 1,100 jobs in Manassas

At center, Manassas Mayor Hal Parrish and Gov. Ralph Northam speak during the announcement by Micron Technology of a $3 billion expansion in the city and the creation of 1,100 jobs over the next 12 years.

Manassas Mayor Hal Parrish knows how important Micron Technology's semiconductor plant is to his small Virginia city, population 43,000.

The 600,000-square-foot production facility at 9600 Godwin Drive is the city's largest taxpayer.

It's the city's largest employer with a workforce of 1,500.

And it's the town's biggest utility customer.

"They've been a really good business partner for us," Parrish told me Wednesday.

So when he sat down with Micron officials earlier this year to discuss the potential of the company expanding its memory chip facility, Parrish knew how important it would be to put together the most competitive incentive package possible. Read more at the Washington Business Journal.

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All American

The first question out of Ralph Northam's mouth SHOULD have been is how many people is Micron going to hire that are from the USA and how many more green cards is Micron going to pay for?

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