Bringing new business and jobs to the Yakima Valley. New Vision claims it  is making solid progress toward that goal.

The agency promotes economic development. It delivered its annual report Tuesday.

Highlights include helping Arvato Digital Services and Paragon Films open new facilities in the region.

Both companies plan to hire more than 150 people this year.

New Vision's President also says more companies are looking to expand in the Yakima Valley.

New Vision is credited with helping 60 companies add operations in Yakima County since it started.