The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is hosting an event called Future of the Region from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at the Old Hickory Golf Club in Woodbridge.
Manassas-based American Disposal Services has been acquired by Waste Connections Inc. of Toronto.
The 18-month effort to expand the facility is part of a $3 billion project expected to create 1,100 jobs by 2030.
Virginia Transportation Secretary Shannon Valentine said, “Aviation is a tremendous economic engine that contributes $23 billion annually to Virginia’s economy. The Virginia Aviation Board’s investment in our airports directly benefits more than 53 million people who fly into and out of our airports each year, as well as the communities they serve.”
The companies announced the deal Monday, noting American was one of the largest privately-owned solid waste collection and recycling businesses in the Mid-Atlantic.
On Oct. 25, Lockheed Martin celebrated their 50th anniversary of the start of their Manassas facility. “People are key to our business,” said Jack Gellen, vice president and general manager of the Manassas site.