Mack announces expansion plans for Virginia plant

Mack announces expansion plans for Virginia plant

The money will go to an expansion at the Mack Trucks Roanoke Valley Operations manufacturing facility.

Mack Trucks is investing $14.5M to expand its Roanoke Valley Operations (RVO) manufacturing facility in Virginia to prepare the plant for higher demand for the Mack MD Series and Mack MD Electric vehicles. The funds will go toward equipment, tooling and a 72,000 square-foot expansion, bringing the facility a total of 352,000 square feet.

Construction will begin in April, and Mack expects it to be completed in Q4 2025. Once completed, Mack says that the project will bring 51 new jobs to the area.

“The expansion of the RVO plant will help us grow in a strategic market segment and support our sustainability goals,” said Stephen Roy, global president of Mack Trucks.

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced the $14.5M investment during an event at RVO, alongside state and local officials. Roanoke County offered Mack an incentive package of more than $840,000, and Gov. Youngkin approved a $255,000 grant from the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Fund for the project. The Virginia Jobs Investment Program will support employee training activities, and Mack is eligible to receive state benefits from the Major Business Facility Job Tax Credit for new full-time jobs created as a result of the project.

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