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Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin continued the Jobs that Pay tour at threeRivers 3D, a 3D imaging company, to highlight Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to promoting entrepreneurship in the technology sector, advancing innovation, and creating a technology-ready workforce in Pennsylvania. “Governor Wolf understands the importance of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Socafe, a coffee manufacturer and distributor, will relocate and expand its operations from New Jersey into Pennsylvania and create 130 new jobs in Lackawanna County. “Pennsylvania welcomes Socafe as yet another example of a successful manufacturing company that realizes the positive impact of doing business in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Manitowoc Crane, a manufacturer of cranes and lift solutions, highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to supporting Pennsylvania manufacturing. “The Wolf Administration is committed to continuing our efforts to further strengthen Pennsylvania manufacturing for years […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Evoqua Water Technologies, a water solutions provider to public and industrial water systems, will move and expand its existing global headquarters from suburban Allegheny County into downtown Pittsburgh, creating 63 new high-paying jobs in the city. “Any time you see a company move from the suburbs to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary Sheri Collins continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Maztech, a manufacturer of advanced bioprocessing equipment, highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to promoting entrepreneurship in the technology sector, advancing innovation, and creating a technology-ready workforce in Pennsylvania. “Across Pennsylvania, we’re seeing tech […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that The New York Blower Company (NYB) will be expanding its manufacturing facility in New Castle, Lawrence County, which will create 22 new Pennsylvania manufacturing jobs. “Every day, this administration is working to grow Pennsylvania’s manufacturing base and create family-sustaining manufacturing jobs,” Governor Wolf said. “Seeing strong […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Logistics Plus, Inc., a worldwide supply chain management company, will expand its headquarters in the City of Erie, and will create 44 new jobs. “This expansion in the heart of the City of Erie will bring 44 family-sustaining jobs to a location in the center of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Mickey Truck Bodies, Inc., a manufacturer of state-of-the-art delivery equipment, will establish a new site in Salem Township, Luzerne County and will create 50 new manufacturing jobs over the next three years. “When companies choose Pennsylvania as the best place to expand, it shows the strength […]
Harrisburg, PA – Qualified businesses that want to make new investments in equipment, facilities or real estate now can apply for loans at a low 2 percent fixed rate through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA). “PIDA is offering this reduced interest rate for a limited time to encourage businesses to make investments and grow […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary Sheri Collins continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at WorkXpress, a web solutions provider, highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to promoting an entrepreneurial business environment, advancing technological innovation, and creating a technology-ready workforce in Pennsylvania. “As a successful entrepreneur himself, Governor Wolf […]
Neville Island, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at the manufacturing facility of Calgon Carbon, highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s plans for investing in manufacturing and continuing to make Pennsylvania the most attractive place to do business. “One of Governor Wolf’s top priorities […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Tyson Foods Distribution Center will expand in Schuylkill County and create 114 new, full-time jobs. “I’m proud to announce that Tyson Foods will expand and create 114 family-sustaining jobs in Schuylkill County,” Governor Wolf said. “The company is investing heavily in its future in Pennsylvania […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced EY Intuitive, a digital design and software group, will continue to invest in Pennsylvania by expanding its facility in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia, creating 65 new jobs. “I applaud EY Intuitive for creating 65 high-paying jobs to Philadelphia and laying the groundwork for future growth in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced this month’s new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for four projects throughout the commonwealth. The investments will create and retain more than 80 full-time jobs. “This administration’s dedication to supporting Pennsylvania businesses is evidenced by the loans approved this month,” said Governor […]
Harrisburg, PA – In a letter to Republican leadership in the legislature, Dennis Davin, Secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), denounced the budget cuts in House Bill 218 that would hurt Pennsylvania’s economy and cause devastating job loss for workers and their families across the commonwealth. “The work our department does […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Carrie Fischer Lepore yesterday testified before the Senate Committee on Community, Economic, and Recreational Development about tourism funding and the immediate positive impact Governor Tom Wolf’s budget proposal would have on Pennsylvania’s economy. The governor has proposed $10 million for the Marketing to Attract […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the state will invest nearly $6.3 million through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program to help spur statewide business development in five counties. The investment will create 184 new, full-time jobs and enable businesses to retain another 610 current employees. “The new loan approvals showcase […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Frank Recruitment Group leadership to celebrate that the company, a technology-focused employee recruitment business, has established its new regional headquarters in Philadelphia. The facility will result in the creation of 250 jobs. “Frank Recruitment Group’s decision to establish their new regional headquarters in Philadelphia speaks to […]
Jeannette, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the award of nearly $1 million in funding to remediate the former Jeannette Glass Factory site. The announcement was made at a groundbreaking ceremony this morning by Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin. The $960,300 grant is provided through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced seven new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), totaling more than $20.7 million in funding to support business growth in Pennsylvania that will lead to the creation and retention of more than 1,145 jobs. “Projects like those approved today not only propel business development efforts […]
Bradford, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin celebrated the approval of $550,000 in funding through the Keystone Communities Program to support two community revitalization projects in Bradford, McKean County. “The Keystone Communities Program is vital in spurring revitalization and business development in […]
Erie, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by UPMC leadership to announce that Pittsburgh-based UPMC and UPMC Health Plan will continue to invest in Erie by opening a new business operations center this fall that will initially create nearly 200 new full-time jobs, with expectations for future expansion. “Today I am pleased to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that Erich Loych, director of DCED’s Information Technology Center, is a recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence. The awards recognize commonwealth employees for exemplary job performance or service that reflects initiative, leadership, innovation and increased efficiency. Erich is one of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Hollander Sleep Products, LLC, a bed pillow and mattress pad manufacturer, will expand its Pennsylvania operations by consolidating multiple operations into a single facility at the Highridge Business Park in Foster Township, Schuylkill County. The company’s expansion will create 80 new jobs during the next three years. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of $3.8 million in funding through the Keystone Communities program to support 30 community revitalization projects across the commonwealth. “We are making impactful investments to revitalize communities and strengthen business development efforts. This important influx of funds will go a long way toward improving the […]
Harrisburg, PA – In a letter sent to the chairs of the Senate Committee on Community, Economic & Recreational Development and the House Commerce Committee, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin warned lawmakers of the negative impacts of the House Republican Caucus’ bill (HB 218, PN 1236) on the state tourism […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that AMES Reese, Inc., a manufacturer of powdered metal component parts, will expand operations and create 30 new jobs at its current site in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County. “Today I am pleased to announce that AMES Reese has renewed its commitment to Pennsylvania and will be […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the state is investing nearly $5.5 million through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program to help spur statewide development and create and retain 79 jobs. “These loans are another example of our commitment to assisting small businesses in their efforts to expand their operations which […]
Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today announced that West Chester Borough was selected as a winner of the 2017 Great American Main Street Award at the Main Street American Conference in Pittsburgh. West Chester, in Chester County, is the first Pennsylvania community to be recognized with this distinction in nearly 20 years. “I am […]
Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration kicked off Pennsylvania Small Business Week, a celebration of small business owners and entrepreneurs and the significant contributions they make to Pennsylvania’s economy. This week the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) will hold a series of events and webinars recognizing these business owners and highlighting resources available […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today visited BAE Systems and announced on site that BAE Systems, a manufacturer of military combat vehicles, will expand its operations in West Manchester Township, York County, and create 530 new, full-time jobs. “BAE Systems considered additional states throughout the country for this project but selected Pennsylvania above alternate […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today joined State Representative Ed Gainey, County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Chief Development Officer of the City of Pittsburgh Kevin Acklin, Bridgeway Capital, and the University of Pittsburgh at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the university’s recently relocated Manufacturing Assistance Center (MAC). The MAC, which […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Ace Hardware Corporation, a retailer-owned hardware cooperative, will establish its new northeast distribution center in Bethel Township, Lebanon County. The move will result in the creation of 208 jobs. “Today’s announcement is great news for Lebanon County, and highlights the benefits of Pennsylvania’s strategic location,” said […]
Lancaster, PA – Governor Wolf today toured Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc, a provider of analytical testing services to the bio/pharmaceutical, food, environmental, and medical device industries. In March, Eurofins announced its plans to expand its presence in Lancaster County and create 350 new jobs. “Eurofins is an excellent example of a Pennsylvania company that is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Convergys Corporation, a global customer management service provider, will establish operations in Lower Yoder Township in Johnstown, Cambria County. The move will result in the creation of 251 jobs. “I am pleased that Convergys chose to establish operations in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. This was a critical […]
York, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin continued the Wolf Administration’s ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Klinge Corporation, an internationally distinguished provider of transport refrigeration equipment. “Pennsylvania’s manufacturing legacy spans centuries and continues to bolster our economy, with more than 560,000 employees and 20,000 employers supporting an $85 billion […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the Citizens’ Hose Company #1 of Dillsburg and Franklintown and Community Fire Company in York County will merge operations into a single company to improve services and manage costs to taxpayers. The new organization was established through the department’s technical assistance […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that All Sports America, Ltd., a manufacturer of athletic uniforms, will expand its Storm Uniforms Division at its current facility in Point Township, Northumberland County. The company’s expansion will create 42 new jobs during the next three years and will reshore the manufacturing of products currently being […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents. “It is my privilege to recognize these awardees who contribute to Government that Works,” Governor Wolf stated. “These individuals and groups provide opportunities to collaborate by sharing best […]
Cuts would affect low-income Pennsylvanians and job-growth opportunities Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – In a joint letter to U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin outlined the impacts of proposed cuts to U.S. Department […]
Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that new statewide investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will help spur development in the commonwealth and will create and retain 78 jobs. “It is critical that we continue to provide capital to our small businesses, and the loans approved today […]
Release Date: April 3, 2017 2:20 pm Author: Heidi Havens State College, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Carrie Fischer Lepore unveiled the latest edition of the Pennsylvania Tourism Office’s annual Happy Traveler guide to an audience of key hospitality and tourism industry leaders at the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging […]
Release Date: April 3, 2017 1:33 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Embassy Powdered Metals, Inc., a powdered metal manufacturer, will acquire American Sintered Technologies (AST) in Cameron County and retain both companies’ existing workforces. “Earlier this year, AST’s parent company, Fansteel, Inc., decided to seek a buyer […]
Release Date: March 31, 2017 2:05 pm Author: Heidi Havens Shippensburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin continued the Wolf Administration’s ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at The Beistle Company, the oldest and largest manufacturer of party decorations and supplies in the United States.“The Beistle Company is a unique manufacturer […]
Release Date: March 30, 2017 1:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Turn5, Inc., an e-commerce business, will expand operations at a new headquarters facility in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County. The company’s expansion will create 183 new jobs during the next three years.“To see a successful Pennsylvania-born company grow […]
Release Date: March 29, 2017 4:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced 253 new project approvals totaling more than $43 million in funding to support business development efforts in Pennsylvania.“The new projects announced today are important for the growth of Pennsylvania’s communities,” said Governor Wolf. “Additionally, through programs like […]
Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and the Team Pennsylvania Foundation today released the report from a comprehensive study conducted by IHS Markit. The study, Prospects to Enhance Pennsylvania’s Opportunities in Petrochemical Manufacturing, forecasts $2.7 to 3.7 billion in investments in natural gas liquid (NGL) assets as well as the opportunity to […]
Release Date: March 17, 2016 11:26 pm Author: Heidi Havens Erie, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin announced $3.6 million in new state investments designed to spur economic development and support revitalization throughout the City of Erie. This announcement follows the nearly $10 […]
Release Date: March 16, 2017 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Kane, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin participated in a press conference with leaders from the PA Route 6 Alliance and the PA Wilds Center and Planning Team to launch a regional façade […]
Release Date: March 15, 2017 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Cotiviti Holdings, Inc., a provider of payment accuracy services, will expand operations at its existing location in Blue Bell, Montgomery County, and create 216 new, high-paying jobs.“I’m pleased to share that Cotiviti has chosen to expand […]
Release Date: March 9, 2017 12:40 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that United States Cold Storage, Inc. (USCS), a refrigerated warehouse and logistics company, will expand operations in Richland Township, Bucks County and will create 60 new jobs at the site.“United States Cold Storage has experienced tremendous growth […]
Release Date: March 7, 2017 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Allentown, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin continued his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Nihon Kohden America, a manufacturer, developer, and distributor of medical electronic equipment, highlighting the company’s commitment to create new, high-wage jobs and establish an East […]
Release Date: March 2, 2017 2:26 pm Author: Heidi Havens Plymouth Meeting, PA – Today, Governor Wolf visited Accolade, a consumer healthcare engagement company, to announce the company’s plans to expand its headquarters in Plymouth Meeting and create 250 new, full-time jobs. While on site, the governor toured the facility and hosted an employee roundtable […]
Release Date: March 2, 2017 11:15 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc. (Eurofins), a provider of analytical testing services to the bio/pharmaceutical, food, environmental, and medical device industries, will substantially expand the laboratory facility at its existing campus in Lancaster County and create 350 […]
Release Date: March 1, 2017 12:35 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that new statewide investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will help spur development in the commonwealth and create and retain 185 jobs.“From the nation’s oldest family-owned candy maker to a company whose security services […]
Release Date: March 1, 2017 11:40 am Author: Heidi Havens Philadelphia, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today provided remarks at a ribbon cutting event for Adaptimmune Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that committed to the creation of 110 new, full-time jobs through a 2015 project with the Governor’s […]
Release Date: February 28, 2017 7:35pm Author: Heidi Havens Bethlehem, PA – This evening, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin participated in the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” student video contest awards program, providing remarks on the strength and vitality of the commonwealth’s manufacturing sector and highlighting the Manufacturing PA initiative in […]
Release Date: February 22, 2016 2:30pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives this afternoon to discuss initiatives in Governor Tom Wolf’s 2017-18 budget that promote job creation, support workforce training, and break down barriers for business […]
Release Date: February 16, 2016 2:20 pm Author: Heidi Havens Slippery Rock, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin continued his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at a ribbon cutting event at Whitehall Specialties, a custom non-standardized and processed cheese manufacturer that has committed to the creation of 80 new, full-time […]
Release Date: February 16, 2017 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of more than $1.4 million in funding through the Keystone Communities program to support nine community revitalization projects across the commonwealth.  “Strong communities are built by projects that encourage revitalization and business development and the […]
Release Date: February 15, 2017 10:30 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Hearth & Home Technologies (HHT), a hearth products manufacturer, will expand its presence in Halifax, Dauphin County by consolidating an out-of-state stove manufacturing site into its site in Pennsylvania – a move that will create at […]
Release Date: February 6, 2017 12:40 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf announced today that Curbs Plus, Inc., a manufacturer of roof curbs for HVAC units, will establish a new production facility in Mount Union Borough, Huntingdon County and will create 26 new, full-time jobs.“Curbs Plus is yet another manufacturer that has […]
Release Date: February 3, 2017 10:00 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Yesterday, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin participated in a press conference in recognition of Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley’s first multi-municipal project funded through DCED’s Neighborhood Assistance Program.“The Wolf Administration understands that strong communities and strong […]
Release Date: February 2, 2017 10:30 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Co-Chair Earl F. Gohl announced today that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has been selected by his fellow Appalachian governors to serve as the ARC states’ co-chair for 2017. As states’ co-chair, the governor will work directly with […]
Release Date: February 2, 2017 7:30 am Author: David Misner Punxsutawney, PA – Pennsylvania’s world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted six more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow this morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds. Thousands of fans watched as Phil made his highly-anticipated weather prognostication, commemorating 131 years of Pennsylvania’s unique Groundhog Day tradition.According to […]
Release Date: February 1, 2017 12:05 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that new state investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will help spur statewide development and will create and retain 143 jobs. “The PIDA loans awarded today support projects throughout the state that will foster […]
Release Date: January 27, 2017 11:00 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Avco Corporation (AVCO), doing business as Lycoming Engines, a manufacturer of piston airplane engines, will make significant renovations at its existing facility in Williamsport, Lycoming County, and create 38 new, full-time jobs over the next three […]
Release Date: January 27, 2017 10:30 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin provided keynote remarks at the Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner at Picard Grand Pavilion in Hershey on Thursday evening, highlighting the importance of the LGBT community’s contributions to […]
Release Date: January 26, 2017 1:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin released the following statement today regarding the announcement that the Department of Corrections will begin the process to close SCI Pittsburgh, citing the facility as the site that will have the least economic […]
Release Date: January 25, 2017 10:00 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Domtar Corporation (Domtar), a company dedicated to the design, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of pulp, paper, and personal care products, will make significant infrastructure and equipment upgrades at its facilities in Johnsonburg, Elk County, and DuBois, […]
Release Date: January 24, 2017 4:15 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today announced new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) totaling more than $4 million in funding to support business development growth in Pennsylvania that will lead to the creation and retention of more than 560 jobs. “Working on […]
Release Date: January 19, 2017 11:30 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Xpress Natural Gas, LLC (XNG), a pioneer of the “virtual pipeline” that provides a network of compression stations and lightweight, high-capacity trailers, will construct a commercial compressed natural gas fueling station in Susquehanna County and create […]
Release Date: January 17, 2017 12:20 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at PSU-Technology Center Incubator, part of Penn State’s Innovation Park network that offers business support to early-stage entrepreneurs, inventors, and Penn State faculty. “Governor Wolf has […]
Release Date: January 13, 2016 3:40 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that American Robotics, Inc., an independent non-profit organization founded by Carnegie Mellon University, was designated by the United States Department of Defense as a new Advanced Robotics Manufacturing (ARM) Innovation Hub, supporting ongoing efforts to strengthen U.S.-based […]
Release Date: January 13, 2017 1:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Gordon Sinclair, a promotional products supplier, will expand operations with a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing and decorating facility in Indiana County and create 50 new jobs.“Gordon Sinclair chose Pennsylvania over New York and Florida for its operations […]
Release Date: January 13, 2016 12:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Core-Mark Holding International, Inc., a distributor of packaged consumables, will expand operations in Hanover Township, Luzerne County, and will create 25 new jobs. Subsequent paragraphs must be enclosed with these paragraph tags just like this. You […]
Release Date: January 12, 2016 2:45 pm Author: David Misner Hanover, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at L&W Apparel Company, Inc. (Legacy Athletic), a manufacturer of high-end headwear, apparel, home décor, and fashion accessories. “The manufacturing industry is alive and well in […]
Release Date: January 12, 2017 11:30 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Tourism Office, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Bed and Breakfast Inns and Farmstays (PABBI), today announced the return of its popular ‘Cabin Fever’ promotion available to travelers who are ready to beat the winter blues.“Whether you prefer the […]
Release Date: January 10, 2011 1:15 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that SAP, a global enterprise software company, will expand its footprint and create 392 new, high-wage positions in Allegheny and Delaware counties. “Pennsylvania’s nearly 300 colleges and universities each year add highly skilled graduates to our labor […]
Release Date: January 10, 2017 1:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that American Paper Bag LLC (APB), a manufacturer of retail paper bags, will establish a corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility in Sugar Notch Borough, Luzerne County, a move that will create 38 new jobs. “Pennsylvania provides a […]
Release Date: January 6, 2017 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf announced today that First Quality Tissue, LLC a manufacturer of ultra-premium towel and tissue products, will expand its operations in Lock Haven, a move that will create 184 new jobs.“This was a highly competitive project, as First Quality has other […]
Release Date: January 6, 2017 12:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of $15 million in tax credits to support 263 early-stage companies through the Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) Program.“It is important that we support Pennsylvania’s talent pipeline, from higher education […]
Release Date: January 4, 2017 12:15 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that new statewide investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will help spur development in the commonwealth and creation and retain more than 95 jobs.“The PIDA program helps Pennsylvania’s small businesses and entrepreneurs succeed by […]
Release Date: January 4, 2017 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that LBP Manufacturing LLC, a manufacturer of fiber and resin based foodservice packaging, will lease a facility in Lackawanna County and create 74 new jobs.“LBP Manufacturing had considered establishing its new facility in a handful of states […]
Release Date: January 3, 2017 1:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Ventura Foods, a producer of custom and proprietary dressings, sauces, and other flavorings, will expand operations in Chambersburg, Franklin County, a move that will create 157 new jobs.“Upon adding 157 new, full-time employees, Ventura Foods will […]
Release Date: December 23, 2016 10:00 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of more than $17.8 million in tax credits to support 114 community investments through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). “The Neighborhood Assistance Program provides tax credits to encourage businesses to invest in projects that improve distressed […]
Release Date: December 19, 2016 3:45 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Boasting more unique New Year’s Eve drop celebrations than any other state, the Pennsylvania Tourism Office today reminds residents and visitors of the various options for ringing in the New Year all across the commonwealth.“There’s no better place to Pursue Your Happiness […]
Release Date: December 16, 2016 11:00 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Sterling Technologies, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of rotationally molded plastic products, will expand operations at its existing facility in Erie County and create 66 new full-time jobs.“Sterling Technologies is a great example of a home […]
Release Date: December 12, 2016 1:45 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin and Deputy Secretary of Technology and Innovation Sheri Collins today continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at st@rtup, Harrisburg’s first co-working space. “Seeing firsthand the collaboration that takes place in co-working space is […]
Release Date: December 9, 2016 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Liverpool, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Champion Modular, Inc., a custom producer of homes and commercial structures. “Champion is one of the many manufacturing companies that are choosing Pennsylvania as the […]
Release Date: December 7, 2016 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that new state investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will help spur statewide development and create and retain jobs. “We all know that access […]
Release Date: December 6, 2016 3:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today announced investments to support statewide economic development and infrastructure efforts and job creation through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which today approved 94 projects totaling $55,068,228 in funding.“The projects approved today through the Commonwealth Financing Authority will serve as a […]
Release Date: December 5, 2016 3:30 pm Author: David Misner Warren, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin and Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today participated in a ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Targeted Pet Treats, a private label manufacturer of products for the pet care industry. “Targeted Pet Treats […]
Release Date: December 5, 2016 1:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Community and Economic Development’s efforts in 2016 represented a steadfast commitment to Governor Wolf’s ‘Jobs that Pay’ priority with key statewide initiatives aimed at rebuilding and supporting the middle class by encouraging stable employment opportunities. DCED Secretary Dennis Davin […]
Release Date: December 1, 2016 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Latrobe, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Quality Mould, Inc. (QMI), a producer of diversified products for customers form various manufacturing fields. “Today’s event was an excellent opportunity really see the impact […]
Release Date: November 30, 2016 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Mission Critical Solutions, LLC (MCS), an ISO-certified engineering, fabrication, and machining services company, will expand its operations in Alum Bank, Bedford County, creating 16 new jobs over the next three years. “We are proud to partner […]
Release Date: November 21, 2016 11:30 pm Author: David Misner Donora, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives to discuss how communities can leverage potential investments and development opportunities related to the new Shell Cracker Plant in Western […]