SMYTH COUNTY, Va. -

More than a hundred new jobs are headed to the region, with a company expansion.

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced 160 new jobs are headed to Smyth County.

Mayville Engineering Company, Inc.'s $10 million dollar investment will help expand to a new manufacturing facility in the former Merillat plant in Atkins.  The company already has a facility in Wytheville.

MEC's processes include complete metal fabrication, tube forming and coatings.

The company says an open house will be held in December.