Monthly Archives: January 2017

Despite Volvo layoffs, optimism for manufacturing in the NRV

A photo of a worker completing a project in the Volvo manufacturing center in Dublin, Virginia.

By John Provo We were all saddened to hear an announcement of fresh layoffs at Volvo Trucks, especially so close to the holidays. Truck manufacturing is a cyclical industry, and folks who have been in the region for a while have been through this with Volvo before. However, this time it’s especially painful as the…