MI Technical Solutions to expand facilities in Chesapeake

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MI Technical Solutions Inc., a small government company providing information technology services for naval vessels, will invest $520,000 to expand its facilities in the city of Chesapeake.

The company will create 10 new jobs and add 4,000 square feet of office space at 820 Greenbrier Circle to accommodate increased staffing associated with recently awarded US Navy contracts.

“Small businesses like MI Technical Solutions are the foundation of our local economies,” Governor Northam said. “This expansion is a great example of how the City of Chesapeake continues to foster an environment of entrepreneurship and innovation where businesses of all sizes can thrive. We commend MITS for its commitment to employing Virginia veterans and providing essential IT services to support our military.

Founded in 2004 and based in Chesapeake, MI Technical Solutions is a global information technology and engineering company that provides IT services for military vessels, including naval vessels, aircraft carriers and submarines. . The company develops products and services using its expertise in mobile applications, software development, machine learning and artificial intelligence. MITS is a Certified Virginia Values ​​Veterans (V3) company and was recently awarded the 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion by the U.S. Department of Labor for its veteran recruitment, employment, and retention efforts.

“MI Technical Solutions’ growth over the past year has been impressive, serving an important market in the growing technology industry,” said Commerce Secretary Brian Ball. “We are proud to support the expansion of this V3-certified company, and look forward to their continued success in the city of Chesapeake.”

“I formed MITS when I left the US Navy after 28 years of service, and our customer base and potential employees are located in this area,” said Michael Ihrig, CEO of MI Technical Solutions, Inc. “I am so grateful that MITS is in Chesapeake, which has supported our phenomenal growth over the past year, and we look forward to the next few years as we continue to grow.

The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) worked with the City of Chesapeake to secure the project for the Commonwealth. VEDP will support MI Technical Solution’s job creation through the Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP), which provides advisory services and funding to companies creating new jobs to support employee recruitment and training activities. As a business incentive supporting economic development, the VJIP reduces human resource costs for new and expanding businesses. VJIP is publicly funded, demonstrating Virginia’s commitment to improving employment opportunities for citizens.

“We are proud that MI Technical Solutions calls the city of Chesapeake home,” said Chesapeake Mayor Rick West. “MI Technical’s V3 certification status and commitment to employing veterans in the region make the company a true asset and ally to the City of Chesapeake and the Hampton Roads area.”

“The expansion of MI Technical represents significant growth for the information technology sector in Chesapeake,” said Steven Wright, Director of Economic Development for the City of Chesapeake. “The company’s investment will help strengthen our close ties with our military partners and create well-paying jobs for our citizens.”

“Thank you to MI Technical Solutions, Inc. for investing and expanding our facilities in the city of Chesapeake,” said State Senator Lionell Spruill. “Chesapeake is a wonderful place for small business success and growth, and I’m grateful for the technology services the company provides to those who serve and protect us every day.”

“Having recently come out of the pandemic, I’m happy to see businesses flourish,” Del said. CE Cliff Hayes. “MI Technical Solutions remains a jewel in the economic development crown of our economy, providing jobs for veterans and services for our military. I congratulate the company on its continued growth and thank MITS for choosing to expand its operations in the 77th arrondissement.

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