New Jobs Coming to Berkeley County

Feb 18, 2014

The Berkeley County Development Authority has announced Rust-Oleum Corp. will open a distribution center in Martinsburg.

Credit Submitted Photo / W.Va. Dept. of Commerce

Development Authority Executive Director Stephen Christian says the company will lease about 630,000 square feet in the Shockey Commerce Center.

Christian said the Authority has been working with the company since April to find a location.

Rust-Oleum is headquarted in Vernon Hills, Ill. and manufactures protective paint and coatings. Between 80 and 100 people will work at the facility.

Barry Horner, Rust-Oleum vice president for logistics and operations, said in a news release that the I-81 corridor is strategically important to the company's long term success.

Horner also said West Virginia demonstrated a pro-business attitude and competitive environment.