ITL Celebrates Expansion Of US Facility

4 November 2022 News

On Tuesday 18th October, ITL (a G&H Company) celebrated the expansion of their Virginia, US facility. The opening was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony and was held at ITL Virginia Inc’s new office and manufacturing site, located at 306 A Ashcake Road, Suite A, Ashland VA 23005. ITL VA’s new location doubles their square footage from their previous site, consequently providing them with more office space, a separated production area, as well as a larger dedicated warehouse for better product stock storage and logistics.

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Joining them on the day were town and county officials, as well as ITL’s Managing Director, Nick Colyer, and Research & Development Director, Ian McCutcheon. Ian McCutcheon said, “Almost ten years ago, we were welcomed here in Ashland, which has allowed us to have a presence here in the United States.” This presence, McCutcheon added, is now “three or four times bigger, and long may it continue!” During his speech, Ian gave particular thanks to Thomas Jull, Vice President Of Operations; Melanie Lombardi, Business Development Manager; Jacob Krisinger, Service Engineer, and the rest of the team at ITL VA for their hard work and dedication over the years.

Speaking at the event, Steve Trivett, Mayor of Ashland said a few words about the company and thanked ITL for their presence in the town over the years. He said, “We don’t care how far our connections go, we’re happy to have partners wherever they are in the world, or in the universe! So, congratulations on this wonderful growth!”

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E. Linwood Thomas IV, Director of Economic Development for Hanover County, thanked the company for their investment and for choosing to stay at the Hanover Business Center, and to expand their business there. Hanover County is seeing significant growth within the Life Science industry and in its international business market, adding ITL to their long list of international partners. “We understand that the hard work just starts on your expansion, so we want to be a resource with the county and the town,” added Thomas. Additionally, he said that the company has “two partners in this venture” that are ready to assist as and when needed.

Thomas Jull gave some words on behalf of ITL to close the ribbon cutting ceremony. “Thank you to the town of Ashland for having us and thank you to the county of Hanover as well,” said Jull. Speaking about the Hanover Business Center, Jull said, “It’s a beautiful place to be and work. We’ve really enjoyed it and we’re really looking forward to continuing to grow our business here.”

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The ceremony concluded with tours of the facility and a toast given by Managing Director, Nick Colyer.

ITL would like to say a special thank you to Nora AmosAnn Glave and Melanie Lombardi for organizing the event, to the Hanover Sherriff’s office for being in attendance and to the Mechanicsville Local for being present at the event.