Osprey Design Group Creates Nine Jobs

Thursday, August 17, 2017

​Osprey Design Group, founded in 2012, provides automation and integration services for robotics, contract manufacturing, machine design and assembly, maintenance, technology and software development. The Virginia Beach location is the company's main design center, and it also has a full-service machine shop for precision manufacturing in Greenville, South Carolina.

The company currently has six full-time employees in Virginia Beach and will create nine jobs for mechanical engineers, project managers and technicians with average annual salaries of $60,000, excluding benefits. The corporate headquarters is located at 567 Central Drive in the Oceana East Industrial Park.

The Virginia Beach Development Authority has approved an Economic Development Investment Program grant in the amount of $20,000 based on the number of jobs created.

"We are also the only certified Fanuc robotics general integrator in Virginia and on most of the East Coast," said David Ellingsworth, president of Osprey Design Group. "We are working to bring one of our welding partners up to the Virginia Beach location to add to our complement of services."

"Osprey Design Group provides highly skilled and technical services to performance manufacturers," said Virginia Beach Economic Development Director Warren D. Harris. "We applaud the company for its continued success and growth, and we welcome these very desirable new jobs to the city."

The mission of the Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development is to attract and retain national and international businesses to stimulate capital investment and create jobs. Virginia Beach is the most populous city in Virginia with a population of 450,000, and it is the 37th largest in the United States. The Department of Economic Development received re-accreditation through the International Economic Development Council in 2016 and is one of only 50 economic development organizations in the world to have this recognition. Most recently, Virginia Beach was named America's #1 best big city to live in by wallethub.com. For more information, visit www.yesvirginiabeach.com.

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