2/27/18 Innovairre Communications, LLC Expanding In Bedford

Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission

Innovairre Communications, LLC Expanding in Bedford

Richmond, VA – Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Innovairre Communications, LLC will expand their operation in Bedford County. The expansion will create 12 new jobs and 72 existing employees will be retrained to utilize the new digital printing technology Innovairre will use to produce direct mail fundraising materials for the nonprofit sector. The expansion will also result in $4.85 million in capital investment for the new printing equipment.

The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission awarded a $65,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund grant to assist with this expansion.

Tobacco Commission Research & Development Committee Chair, Delegate Kathy J. Byron (R-Bedford) said, “Innovairre’s expansion is great news for our region, creating new jobs by expanding their investment in Bedford and their commitment to our region. Keeping up with advances in technology is vital to success in any industry, and Innovairre’s decision to make that commitment to Bedford says a great deal about our labor force and business climate. I am pleased the Tobacco Commission supported this project, and I look forward to Innovairre’s continued growth and success.”

Innovairre is the worldwide leader in fundraising, supporting nonprofits & agencies. They service more than 500 charities, with 4000+ professionals, working across five continents. Each year, Innovairre helps their clients raise more than five billion dollars. Innovairre leverages a scientific marketing approach. This includes use of advanced data analytics; progressive digital marketing; leading-edge technologies; hyper – personalization; a proven creative and testing methodology; and unsurpassed capabilities in direct mail, digital printing and premiums for the nonprofit sector. Innovairre also supports many leading commercial companies and has specialized expertise in financial services, healthcare, insurance, publishing, and retail.

Senior VP of Operations at Innovairre, Chad Stephenson said, “This advanced press installation is going to be the biggest paradigm shift this site has ever seen. Our employees are exceptionally well suited to take on this challenge in Virginia.”

Chairman of the Bedford County EDA, Mickey Johnson added, “We’re thrilled that Innovairre selected Bedford County for this expansion. The company has had a presence in Forest for 28 years, and we are proud to support its growth here.”

The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is committed to developing a diverse economy in the areas we serve. Assisting with the expansion of existing businesses, like Innovairre, that have demonstrated their commitment to the region is an important part of this effort.



Contact: Jordan Butler
Telephone: 804-786-7692
Cell: 757-692-0878
Email: jbutler@revitalizeva.org
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