Old Dominion Footwear

Malcolm Sydnor / President
We love doing business in Amherst County. The location is great, with quick access to US 460, US 29, and then to US 64. Old Dominion Footwear designs, manufactures, markets and distributes footwear throughout the United States, Canada and around the world. It’s easy to get our goods from the Norfolk port and distribute them to our customers. With the new bypass we can get to the airport in 10 minutes. The people here have been…

Black Box Network Services

Jim Meade / Retired Vice-President
Amherst was incredibly receptive and supportive of our relocation. We have a Network Operations Center that remotely monitors voice and data networks for our customers globally, and having guaranteed and reliable power and internet access is a must, for our customers success, as well as our own. Not only did we have access to stable and high capacity utilities to meet our business needs, we also found a quality of life here unlike no other. An…

S & S Machine, T.R.U. Ball

Ben Summers / Director of Operations
Amherst County has given our company several advantages over the years, including a great selection of skilled employees, a centralized location in the United States, and the freedom and space to grow. Over the past 30 years, S&S Machine, Inc. has grown from a small two-man machine shop to an archery manufacturing business with 100 employees and two product lines (T.R.U. Ball Release archery triggers and AXCEL Archery Sights) that ships product worldwide. You can…