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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 […]
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 – 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 21, 2017 12:30 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), along with the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), today announced that the following communities will receive grant funds to acquire homes in order to avoid future losses from events such as flooding or sinkholes. […]
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 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: 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 […]
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