Manufacturer expanding in Southwest Virginia
Clarke Precision Machine Inc. announced Wednesday that it’s investing $750,000 to expand in Wythe County. The project will add a dozen jobs.
The company provides welding, machining and fabrication services. With this expansion, Clarke Precision Machine Inc. will purchase new machinery and expand its facility in Wytheville.
The growth will enable the company to handle potential contracts in automotive, construction materials and other industries.
The shop was founded in 1964 in Wytheville as Williams Manufacturing. Clarke Precision Machine acquired the company in 2015.
The company is receiving up to $9,600 in funding through Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s Virginia Jobs Investment Program to support employee training.The funding is contingent on the number of jobs created.