Barbour County is located in premier hardwood country within ½ days drive of 60% of the population of the United States. We have a qualified work force and competitive wages. The Belington Industrial Park is one of seven sites in the U. S. that can take a log and see it thru to a finished product.
Barbour County is a charter member of the Hardwood Alliance Zone (HAZ), an organization of seven County Development Authorities that have joined together to promote the manufacture of secondary wood products in West Virginia.
The West Virginia Hardwood Alliance Zone offers a cost-competitive manufacturing infrastructure. The region also offers the following:
The Philippi Industrial Park is home to Snyder Industries and Delta Cooling, two nationally recognized plastic manufacturing companies. Snyder Industries is a recognized leader in the manufacturing of tank and containment solutions for the bulk storage, processing and transportation of a wide variety of liquid, solid and dry materials. Delta Cooling Towers, Inc. designed the first engineered plastic (polyethylene) cooling tower in 1971. Since this time, they have improved and expanded to a full line of factory assembled cooling towers for any application.