8:43 AM EDT, March 16, 2012
NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. (AP)
Pyott Boone Electronics is planning a $6 million expansion of its Tazewell County operations that's expected to create 80 jobs over the next three years.
Media outlets report that the North Tazewell-based company announced the expansion Thursday.
Pyott Boone manufactures electronic components for the mining and defense industries.
The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission gave the company a $600,000 grant to help with the expansion. Pyott Boone also received a $250,000 grant from the Virginia Coalfield Economic Development Authority.
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