American Woodmark to consolidate operations in Frederick County
American Woodmark, a kitchen and cabinet manufacturer, will spend $30 million to build a new headquarters in Frederick County.
The headquarters will consolidate the company’s operations in the Winchester/Frederick County area and create 55 new jobs.
The project will retain 377 current jobs in Virginia. The commonwealth competed to keep American Woodmark’s headquarters. retaining 377 current jobs. Gov. Terry McAuliffe approved $550,000 from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund for the project.
The company operates nine manufacturing facilities and seven service centers across the country.
“At American Woodmark, we truly believe we differentiate ourselves in all we do based on our people and the incredible culture we have built,” Cary Dunston, the company’s president and CEO, said in a statement. “As part of our 2019 Vision, we have challenged ourselves to take our culture to the next level. As such, I am extremely excited that we will be creating a central corporate office, consolidating four facilities within the Winchester area. By bringing our employees together at one location, we will further strengthen our interpersonal connections, drive efficiency in our day-to-day interactions and greatly enhance our ability to move our culture towards our vision.”