Made in Virginia

Virginia has a long history in agriculture, but has expanded tremendously over the last several decades, especially in manufacturing and the information technology sector. Specifically in manufacturing, Virginia has a big presence in tobacco and chemical products, among other industries. Below are all the companies in our directory that are made in Virginia. Don’t see a company you were expecting? Send us a message; we’ll verify their supply chain footprint and list them here if they are made in the Virginia.

Virginia Made Companies in Our Directory

Zenith Firearms

Sports and Outdoors

FN America

Sports and Outdoors

American Manufacturing Company, Inc.

Tools and Work Equipment

US Alpaca Company

Home Goods

AGE Apparels

Suppliers & Manufacturing Partners

Carpenter Co.

Suppliers & Manufacturing Partners

Shockoe Atelier

Clothing

American Merchant

Suppliers & Manufacturing Partners

Annin Flagmakers

Home Goods

Art FX

Suppliers & Manufacturing Partners

Rowe Furniture

Furniture

WinkBeds

Furniture

Tempur-Pedic

Furniture

Leesa

Furniture

Master Gage & Tool Co

Tools and Work Equipment

Wolf

Kitchen

CozyPure

Home Goods

Vaughan-Bassett

Furniture

Magic Cabin

Home Goods

Orvis

Shoes

The Virginia Economy at a Glance

Virginia’s economy has come a long way from its agricultural roots. Once reliant on farming, it is now a diverse playground where services reign supreme and high-tech thrives. With the federal government’s significant presence, Virginia’s growth doesn’t show signs of slowing.

Biggest Industries and High-Technology Sector

While Virginia’s economy once relied heavily on agriculture and manufacturing, it’s now diversified with the services sector taking the lead, and there’s significant growth in the high-technology sector, particularly around the Washington, D.C. suburbs.

The tech boom transformed the state’s economic landscape, creating jobs and attracting a highly skilled workforce. It’s not just big tech companies that are thriving. Smaller startups are also finding a foothold, contributing to the state’s economic diversity.

Meanwhile, traditional industries haven’t been left behind. Agriculture and manufacturing still play a role, albeit a smaller one. They’ve adapted to the changing times, leveraging technology to boost productivity.

It’s clear that Virginia’s economy is evolving, seamlessly blending the old with the new, and it’s poised for continued growth and diversification.

Current State of the Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing in Virginia contributes less than 10% to the state’s gross product and employs a similar percentage of the workforce. Tobacco, chemical products, food, textiles, apparel, transportation equipment, furniture, electrical equipment, and wood products are all important industries in the state.

Despite its historical significance, Virginia’s tobacco industry has undergone significant change and is now less prominent in the state’s overall production. Today, it is marked by a noticeable reduction in the number of tobacco farms and a shift in focus to high-quality, specialty tobacco products. Additionally, the rise of new tech industries that offer competitive job opportunities has further overshadowed the tobacco industry. The impact of strict regulations on tobacco marketing and sales has also played a role in its decline.


About The Author

Mike

Mike

Mike leads research on the team, writes, and manages the YouTube channel. He’s been buying products made in the USA for as long as he can remember. It’s in his blood, growing up working in American manufacturing.