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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 […]
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 […]
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