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Business of the Month

Each month, Bank of the James spotlights one of our business customers. Region 2000 is rich with many wonderful businesses – from small family shops to large industrial companies – and each of those add to the fabric of our community. We hope you will enjoy reading about some of the businesses we are proud to serve and to learn how they contribute to making this region a great place to live, work and shop.

Sterling Blower Company

“Bank of the James effectively handles our daily banking transactions which include receivables and employee direct paycheck deposits. And they’re there when we need them with short-term and long-term capital financing.” - Greg Snowman, President

The Sterling Blower Company was founded in Hartford, Connecticut in 1898.  In 1988, Sterling moved to Forest, Virginia.  Sterling Blower provides plastic recycling, PR Systems, Plastic Recycling Auxiliary Equipment,  Plastic Bottles Conveyance Systems, Post Consumer and Post Industrial Plastic Recycling, and Carpet and Carpet Tile Recycling.  Sterling Systems, a division of Sterling Blower, specializes in supplying complete systems to the plastics, chemical, food, paper and other industries.  They are a one-source supplier for pneumatic material handling needs.  


Givens Books and Little Dickens 

Chris Taylor, Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer, with Bank of the James, with Greg Snowman, President of Sterling Blower

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