The quality of life in Virginia ranks among the best in the nation. The state’s residents benefit from a moderate cost of living, an abundance of natural resources, a 400-hundred year history, and world-class sports and entertainment. Toray Plastics (America), Inc.’s PEF Division, founded in 1996 and located in Front Royal, is in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the breathtaking Blue Ridge and Massanutten mountains, and a short drive away from Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. The Shenandoah Valley, renowned for its scenic beauty, is a haven for outdoor activities and leisure-time enjoyment in every season.

Hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, canoeing, boating, golfing, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, tobogganing, and more are readily available for a day’s outing or as part of an extended getaway or vacation. When it’s time for an exhilarating dose of city life, natives and visitors may head to one of the most popular destinations in the United States: the nation’s capital. Rich in historic sites and institutions, awe-inspiring museums, fine-quality restaurants, sophisticated shopping, and chic nightclubs, Washington, D.C. offers visitors a myriad of options in a fascinating city that could take a lifetime to explore.

Pro-sports-enthusiasts in the Shenandoah Valley have a lot to cheer about, too. NASCAR events and NFL, NHL, NBA, and MLB home games are exciting attractions. The Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens, Washington Wizards, Washington Capitals, Baltimore Orioles, and Washington Nationals all play within a two-hour drive of the PEF Division’s headquarters. Choices also abound on the college-sports circuit, with Virginia Tech, George Mason University, the University of Virginia, Georgetown University, and other institutions in close proximity.

For more information about life in the Shenandoah Valley, visit the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce website at, and request a local information packet today.