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Release Date: November 16, 2016 10:00 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) recently reopened the Solar Energy Program (SEP) for applications, offering more than $30 million in loan funds to promote the use of solar energy in Pennsylvania. “The Solar Energy Program provides […]
Release Date: November 14, 2016 2:30 pm Author: David Misner Monaca, PA – Following a ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour of the new Shell Cracker Plant site in Beaver County today, Governor Tom Wolf held a press conference at the Fairfield Inn in Monaca to celebrate the project’s continued progress and highlight its significant, $6 billion […]
Release Date: November 10, 2016 11:10 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Today, as part of a stop on his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin announced that Almac Group, Inc., a global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization, will expand operations at its existing U.S. headquarters […]
Release Date: November 2, 2016 1:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Champion Modular, Inc., a custom producer of homes and commercial structures, will purchase and reopen a vacant manufacturing facility in Susquehanna Township, Juniata County, and create 246 new jobs. “Champion is not only reopening a site […]
Release Date: November 2, 2016 11:00 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin announced today that new state investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will help spur development in the commonwealth and create 78 jobs. “The low-interest loans provided to small business and […]
Release Date: November 1, 2016 12:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Tyber Medical, an orthopedic device company that develops and markets implants in the spine and trauma markets. “Under the leadership of Governor Wolf, Pennsylvania is […]
Release Date: November 1, 2016 10:15 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) has opened the new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) for applications, offering up to $24 million funding to make Pennsylvania’s natural gas available to its residents, manufacturers, and pad-ready sites, hastening the […]
Release Date: October 31, 2016 10:00 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that WebpageFX, Inc., a full-service Internet marketing, and web design agency, will expand its national headquarters in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, and create at least 80 new jobs. “Through this expansion, WebpageFX will nearly double its employee headcount […]
Release Date: October 28, 2016 1:45 pm Author: David Misner Bridgeville, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin and representatives from ACTION-Housing, Inc. toured in-progress weatherization work to highlight the importance of the Weatherization Assistance Program in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Weatherization […]
Release Date: October 28, 2016 1:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Vertex, Inc., a corporate tax solutions provider, will consolidate its operations from seven separate buildings in the Berwyn area into one central location in King of Prussia, Montgomery County, and create 225 new, high-paying jobs at […]
Release Date: October 27, 2016 12:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today the approval of $960,000 in funding through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) under the United States Department of Commerce and the EDA’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative to develop a plan that […]
Release Date: October 25, 2016 3:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Whitehall Specialties, a world leader in the custom non-standardized and processed cheese category, will establish a new facility in Lawrence County, a move that will create 80 new full-time jobs. “The acquisition and reuse of the […]
Release Date: October 25, 2016 11:45 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that the department has received approval from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the matching funding necessary to complete the sinkhole mitigation project on South 14th Street […]
Release Date: October 24, 2016 4:15 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved $14 million in funding to support 94 projects through six Act 13 Marcellus Legacy Fund programs designed to support conservation projects and environmental protection measures throughout Pennsylvania.  “Using fee revenue […]
Release Date: October 24, 2016 3:45 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved nearly $23 million in low-interest loans to support five new Business in Our Sites (BOS) projects that are projected to create at least 1,156 new, full-time jobs. “Through the Business […]
Release Date: October 24, 2016 3:40 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), through the New Pennsylvania Venture Capital Investment Program, has approved $6 million in allocations to two venture capital firms, which will support both early and growth stage technology companies across Pennsylvania. […]
Release Date: October 24, 2016 3:20 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) approved funding through the High Performance Building Program to assist with costs associated with construction taking place in Montgomery County. “This project represents an investment into cost-effective and efficient development, energy […]
Release Date: October 21, 2016 2:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Velocity Network, Inc. (VNET), an IT solutions and support company, will relocate their operations to the City of Erie and create 53 new jobs over the next three years. “Velocity Network’s decision to expand operations in […]
Release Date: October 11, 2016 2:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today helped celebrate the opening of a new facility for LOOK Trailers, a trailer manufacturing company, in Wright Township, Luzerne County. This project will create 65 new, full-time jobs at the site. “Manufacturing work, like that being done here […]
Release Date: October 6, 2016 2:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that MNG Direct, a multichannel marketing solutions company, will consolidate its operations from three locations to its Bensalem, Bucks County headquarters. The move will create 57 new, high-wage jobs. “The bio-pharma industry in the southeast region of […]
Release Date: October 5, 2016 10:45 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin announced today that new state investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will help spur statewide development projected to create and retain 114 jobs throughout the commonwealth. “Through the approval of […]
Release Date: October 3, 2016 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Applicants for the 2017 round of Environmental Education Grants that opened today will be the first to use a centralized eGrants system developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and deployed by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The […]
Release Date: September 30, 2016 12:30 pm Author: David Misner Waynesburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives today to discuss how communities can leverage potential investments and development opportunities related to the new Shell Cracker plant in Western Pennsylvania. […]
Release Date: September 29, 2016 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Eldorado Stone, LLC, a Headwaters Company that manufactures architectural stone veneer, will consolidate its Greencastle-based manufacturing facility and Hagerstown, Maryland-based distribution facility into a new dual-purpose site in Franklin County. The move will create 57 new […]
Release Date: September 27, 2016 2:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf announced today that Five Below, a specialty value retailer catering to teens and pre-teens, will expand and relocate its national headquarters in Philadelphia, a move that will create 154 new, high-wage jobs. “I am pleased that Five Below has chosen […]
Release Date: September 22, 2016 2:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Continental Carbonic Products, Inc., a producer and distributor of solid and liquid carbon dioxide and dry-ice blasting machines, will establish a facility in Clearfield County. The move will create 60 new, full-time jobs. “Another manufacturer has […]
Release Date: September 15, 2016 2:45 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of $1.14 million in funding to support modification work along the Amos K. Hutchinson Bypass (PA Turnpike 66 in Westmoreland County) to accommodate super loads while minimizing closures and disruptions on the Pennsylvania Turnpike extension.“Businesses […]
Release Date: September 15, 2016 1:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that DevTech PET, Inc., a manufacturer of custom plastic preforms and containers, will lease a manufacturing facility in Hanover Township, Northampton County, and create 32 new, high wage jobs. “Operational cost savings made Pennsylvania the preferred location […]
Release Date: September 15, 2016 1:24 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency has been notified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that they approved the project application for the City of Harrisburg’s sinkhole mitigation project on South 14th Street and will provide $1,650,000 […]
Release Date: September 12, 2016 2:45 pm Author: David Misner Philadelphia, PA – During an event in Philadelphia today, Governor Tom Wolf joined Aramark to announce the company’s plan to maintain its world headquarters within the City of Philadelphia. The $15 billion global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms will relocate from its current […]
Release Date: September 8, 2016 9:00 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) will host “Bringing the World to PA” beginning Monday, September 12 through 23. This statewide tour presents an opportunity for Pennsylvania companies interested in exporting their products and services to meet one‐on‐one with […]
Release Date: September 7, 2016 11:45 am Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – 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 projected to create 103 new jobs and retain 197 jobs.“Through low-interest loans and lines […]
Release Date: August 31, 2016 2:14 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Envestnet, Inc., a provider of unified wealth management technology and services, has established a new location in Chester County, a move that will result in 153 new full-time jobs. “Pennsylvania’s pro-business reputation continues to grow as […]
Release Date: August 30, 2016 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Retal PA, LLC, an international plastics packaging manufacturer, is constructing a facility in Donora Borough, Washington County, creating 88 new, high-paying jobs. “Our readily available and highly trained labor pool was the deciding factor in Retal’s […]
Release Date: August 25, 2016 3:15 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that The York Group, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of funeral caskets and related products, will expand operations at their York County facility by consolidating an out-of-state site into its site in Pennsylvania – a move that […]
Release Date: August 24, 2016 3:00 pm Author: David Misner Washington, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives this afternoon to discuss how communities can leverage potential investments and development opportunities related to the new Shell Cracker Plant in Western […]
Release Date: August 23, 2016 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Aliquippa, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives this afternoon to discuss how communities can leverage potential investments and development opportunities related to the new Shell Cracker Plant in Western […]
Release Date: August 22, 2016 4:45 pm Author: David Misner New Castle, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives this afternoon to discuss how communities can leverage potential investments and development opportunities related to the new Shell Cracker Plant in […]
Release Date: August 18, 2016 3:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Central Garden & Pet Company, a manufacturer and marketer of pet and garden products, will establish a new warehouse and distribution facility in Easton, Northampton County, and create at least 40 new jobs. “Central Garden & […]
Release Date: August 18, 2016 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that McCarthy Tire Service Company, Inc., a manufacturer of retreaded tires for the commercial trucking industry, will expand operations near its existing facility in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, and create 49 new jobs over the next three years. […]
Release Date: August 16, 2016 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Cumberland Valley Analytical Services (CVAS), a chemistry forage lab serving the dairy industry, will relocate its operations from Maryland to a renovated facility in Washington Township, Franklin County. The move will create 78 new, full-time jobs […]
Release Date: August 9, 2016 2:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today reminded eligible applicants to apply for the department’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). NAP provides tax credits to encourage community organizations to invest in projects that serve distressed areas or support conservation efforts. […]
Release Date: August 8, 2016 2:34 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Simplex Industries, Inc., a custom manufacturer of modular homes and light commercial buildings, will expand operations in Scranton, Lackawanna County, and will create 40 new jobs. “It’s a great honor to announce that a third generation […]
Release Date: August 4, 2016 2:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Hadley Farms, Inc., a manufacturer of wholesale baked goods for the food service, fundraising, and retail markets, will construct a manufacturing and freezer storage facility in Washington Township, Franklin County, and create 121 new jobs. “Hadley […]
Release Date: August 3, 2016 1:29 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Lebanon Valley Cold Storage and Distribution Center, a frozen bakery products storage and manufacturing company, will establish a facility in Lebanon, a move that will result in 131 new, full-time jobs. “This is a proud day […]
Release Date: August 3, 2016 1:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – 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. “The eight PIDA loans approved this month represent significant […]
Release Date: August 3, 2016 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin announced today that Pennsylvania received recognition for a series of accomplishments highlighting both economic success and growth statewide. “Pennsylvania continues to be a global leader, known for innovation and advancement, and our rankings […]
Release Date: July 20, 2016 12:50 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that $14.5 million was received in conjunction with the Department’s Innovate in PA initiative. Today’s receipt of funds marks the third of six payments to be received at the Department and […]
Release Date: July 18, 2016 2:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today celebrated the move to recapitalize the Business in Our Sites (BOS) program announcing that the Wolf Administration was successful in securing critical funding to support business development efforts. “Governor Wolf was successful […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: July 8, 2016 2:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Roaring Spring, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Roaring Spring Water in Blair County. Davin commended company officials for its continued […]
New state investments to create and retain 117 jobs Release Date: July 6, 2016 12:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the creation of a new loan program to be administered through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), dedicated to improving diverse small […]
Release Date: July 1, 2016 4:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today announced investments to support statewide economic development and infrastructure efforts through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which today approved 418 projects totaling $152,414,748 in funding. “The projects approved today through the Commonwealth Financing Authority are critical to the economic vitality […]
Revamped guide highlights state’s history, culture, and greater-than-great outdoors Release Date: June 30, 2016 12:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today released the inaugural edition of the “Happy Traveler” travel guide and launched the first significant advertising campaign to feature the state’s new tourism mantra, Pursue Your Happiness. The […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: June 23, 2016 3:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Aliquippa, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Versatex Building Products, a manufacturer of trim, fascia, soffit, and decorative exterior moulding pieces […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: June 20, 2016 12:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Mechanicsburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Paychex, Inc., a provider of payroll, human resources, retirement, and insurance services. Davin commended […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: June 14, 2016 3:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Mechanicsburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at the eastern U.S. processing and distribution facility for thredUP, a leading online marketplace for […]
Release Date: June 2, 2016 2:45 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – 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 projected to create 369 new jobs and retain 99 jobs. “Supporting small business opportunities […]
Release Date: May 17, 2016 2:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of more than $2.6 million in funding through the Keystone Communities program to support fourteen community revitalization projects all across the commonwealth. “Supporting initiatives that encourage revitalization and business development in our communities is critically […]
Release Date: May 17, 2016 2:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that PRUFTECHNIK, Inc., a global provider of high-quality testing and measuring systems for industrial maintenance, will establish a national headquarters in Philadelphia, a move that will create 35 new, high-wage, full-time jobs. “Today’s announcement is another indicator […]
Release Date: May 13, 2016 1:45 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that HomeNet Automotive, Inc., a producer of software solutions for online vehicle inventory management, will expand operations at its headquarters in Exton, Chester County, a move that will create 48 new, high-wage jobs over the next three […]
Release Date: May 10, 2016 2:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Central States Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of metal building components, will establish a facility in Greenfield Township, Blair County. The new facility will create 50 new jobs. “This is the fifth jobs announcement that […]
Release Date: May 4, 2016 11:50 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – 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 projected to create and retain 55 jobs. “The projects approved by the PIDA board […]
Release Date: April 26, 2016 11:30 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – In recognition of the small business community’s significant contributions to Pennsylvania’s economy, the Department of Community and Economic Development is hosting Pennsylvania Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016 to celebrate entrepreneurs and small business owners for their contributions to Pennsylvania’s economy, and […]
Release Date: April 13, 2016 11:33 am Author: Heidi Havens 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.“Today’s event highlights just some of the local initiatives that are producing successful results across the state,” Governor Wolf […]
Release Date: April 8, 2016 1:12 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Tech Met, Inc., a custom and standard chemical milling company, will expand operations in Donora Borough, Washington County, a move that will result in 41 new, full-time jobs.“We commend this employee-owned business for its renewed commitment […]
Release Date: April 8, 2016 12:04 pm Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of $5.3 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for projects in Armstrong, Blair, Cameron, Clinton, Elk, Fayette, Jefferson, Lackawanna, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill, Tioga, Venango, […]
Release Date: April 6, 2016 3:55 pm Author: Dan Carrigan Lake Ariel, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour with an announcement today that Sutphen East Corporation, a fire apparatus manufacturer, will move operations to Pennsylvania and expand by establishing a facility in Sterling Township, […]
Release Date: April 6, 2016 11:36 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that new state investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program and historically lower interest rates will help spur statewide development projected to create and retain 93 jobs.Over the last […]
Release Date: April 4, 2016 12:10 pm Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that ContactUS, LLC, a provider of contact center support, will establish operations in Redstone Township, Fayette County. The move will result in 147 jobs.“Today I am happy to say that another strong employer will be hiring 147 […]
Release Date: March 29, 2016 2:35 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Standard & Poor’s Rating Services, one of the world’s leading credit benchmarking organizations, has assigned an ‘A+’ rating for Capital Region Water’s […]
Release Date: March 18, 2016 4:01 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the availability of $65.8 million through the Obama Administration’s Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative to develop new strategies for economic growth and worker advancement for communities that have historically relied on the […]
Release Date: March 18, 2016 12:26 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Signallamp Health, LLC, a healthcare technology startup that provides chronic care management services, will establish a facility and begin operations in downtown Scranton, Lackawanna County, a move that will create 69 new jobs.“Ensuring the health of […]
Release Date: March 8, 2016 11:05 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Somerset, PA – The Pennsylvania Tourism Office, along with the Pennsylvania Tourism Partnership (PTP), unveiled a new slogan and logo today at Glades Pike Winery in Somerset County. “Pennsylvania. Pursue Your Happiness” captures the spirit of the Keystone State, echoing the famous call to “Life, […]
Release Date: March 7, 2016 1:42 pm Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of $4.4 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for projects in Columbia, Forest, Luzerne, Mercer, Montgomery, Northumberland, Potter, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Westmoreland counties. “Access to funding can […]
Release Date: March 7, 2016 11:23 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Paychex, Inc., a provider of payroll, human resources, retirement, and insurance services, will expand its operations in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, creating at least 100 new, full-time jobs.“I am pleased to announce that Paychex has […]
Release Date: March 3, 2016 11:20 am Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of a $446,000 grant through the Pennsylvania First program to the Central Bradford Progress Authority for a waterline extension project that will support a business expansion creating 20 new, […]
Release Date: March 2, 2016 1:15 pm Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that new state investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will support the continued growth of Pennsylvania businesses that are projected to create 100 new jobs and retain 201 […]
Release Date: February 29, 2016 1:05 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that IPEG, Inc., an equipment manufacturer serving the global plastics-processing, waste recycling, and industrial heat-transfer markets, will move operations to Pennsylvania and expand at existing facilities in Butler and Venango counties. The expansion will result in 35 […]
    Release Date: February 24, 2016 2:51 pm     Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of a $950,000 grant through the Pennsylvania First program to support the Titusville Redevelopment Authority’s efforts to restore the Titusville Towne Square. “Downtown buildings such as the […]
Release Date: February 22, 2016 2:55 pm Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of a grant through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to support Petra Community Housing to perform an environmental assessment in Phoenixville.“Every Pennsylvanian deserves to have access to affordable […]
Release Date: February 17, 2016 4:11 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of nearly $18 million in tax credits to support 239 early-stage companies through the Keystone Innovation Zone Tax Credit (KIZ) program.“The KIZ program is an important tool that substantially […]
Release Date: February 11, 2016 11:21 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Nihon Kohden America, Inc., a manufacturer, developer, and distributor of medical electronic equipment, will establish a new facility in Allentown, Lehigh County, and create at least 27 new, high-paying jobs.“Nihon Kohden America’s decision to establish its […]
Release Date: February 10, 2016 10:55 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Turn 14 Distribution, Inc., a national wholesale distributor of performance aftermarket car parts, has relocated its corporate headquarters and expanded operations in Horsham Township, Montgomery County, a move that will create 197 new, full-time jobs.“Turn 14 […]
Release Date: February 8, 2016 10:16 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of 11 projects through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to assist local government efforts in planning and efficiency implementation.“Ensuring that we have a government that works means an emphasis […]
Release Date: February 5, 2016 1:37 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that DeVilbiss Healthcare, LLC, a global manufacturer of respiratory and sleep products, will expand operations in Somerset Borough, Somerset County. The move will create and retain 231 full-time positions.“Manufacturing is the backbone of Pennsylvania, and our partnership […]