Washington Post: Gerber moving headquarters to Arlington, Va., from New Jersey

Gerber, the baby-products giant, is moving its corporate headquarters from Florham Park to Northern Virginia, writes Patricia Sullivan. The move affects about 175 workers.

Gerber is a unit of Swiss-based Nestle SA. In January, Gerber will join its sister unit, Nestle USA, which recently relocated to Rosslyn, Va.,  from California.

"The state gave the company a $975,000 grant from the governor’s Opportunity Fund as well a job tax credit and funding for employee job training. Arlington County promised to provide $975,000 in infrastructure improvements — primarily the relocation of a bus stop, street and sidewalk enhancements, as well as an art installation — most of it planned before the Gerber deal was concluded."

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