Amthor International to Expand in Pittsylavia County, Virginia
Project Will Create 70 New Jobs and Designates Pittsylvania County As Corporate Headquarters
Pittsylvania County, VA – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Amthor International will expand their tanker truck manufacturing operation in Pittsylvania County. The expansion includes the construction of a new 115,000 square foot production and will create 70 new jobs over 3 years and 90 new jobs over the next 5 years. Along with the expansion Amthor will designate the Pittsylvania facility as its corporate headquarters.
Executive V/P of Amthor International, Brian Amthor, said, “As our business grows, we are committed to keeping our roots in Virginia and recognizing the success this community has brought for our company, our employees, and our family. We strive to extend our success to those around us. By doing so, we continue the circle of support for our town, our county, and the commonwealth of Virginia. We are excited for the future as our company grows and look forward to the additional jobs and success we can pass on to our employees, dealers, and customers.”
Amthor International is dedicated to keeping more jobs in America and continuing the family owned and operated business model it has adapted for the last 90 years.
Brian Amthor added, “ Our expansion is a direct result of the dedication and hard work of our employees. We are proud to recognize their efforts and look to provide more jobs with our growth over the next five years.”
Amthor International is a manufacturer of tank trucks for the propane, refined fuel, portable restroom, vacuum and septic industries. Trucks can be customized to meet customers’ needs and all trucks are made in America. Amthor has been family owned and operated since the company was founded in 1928 and it opened its first Virginia manufacturing facility in Gretna in 1992.
The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is supporting this project with a grant from Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund grant.
Tobacco Commission member, Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore said, “Over more than two decades, Amthor International has built a strong reputation as a quality employer in Pittsylvania County, and this major expansion reinforces the company’s commitment to the region and to the Commonwealth… Amthor will continue to provide quality jobs as we enhance our tailored training programs to support this bustling industry.”
The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is committed to developing a diverse economy in the areas we serve. Supporting successful businesses, like Amthor International, when they wish to expand within the tobacco region is an important part of reaching this goal.
Amthor International has the largest variety of tank trucks for the refined fuel, propane, portable restroom, vacuum, septic, water, dust control, well drilling, construction, and fire protection industries. Each tank is custom built right here in America by our dedicated workers.
At Amthor International, we are more than made in America. We are reliable solutions keeping you on the road.