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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 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 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: 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 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 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 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 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: 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 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 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: 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 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: 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 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: 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: June 7, 2016 9:37 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf released the following statement after he was notified by Shell that they would build their ethane cracker plant in Pennsylvania: “Over the past four years, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has worked with Royal Dutch Shell to finalize plans to construct […]