Tag: Governor Tom Wolf

Harrisburg, PA – Building on his commitment to expand job training and workforce development, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of new funding for Edinboro University Foundation and Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Foundation (NTMF), Inc. The funding will support job training programs that will provide high school students the in-demand […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced a $1 million through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to improve sewer infrastructure in Decatur Township, Clearfield County. “Our communities deserve infrastructure that helps make residents’ day-to-day lives healthy and safe,” Secretary Davin said. “Right now, much of […]
Philadelphia, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined GIANT Food Stores officials and local leaders to break ground on a new full-size grocery store in the Riverwalk development in center city Philadelphia. “GIANT’s investment in Philadelphia and our many communities across Pennsylvania will not only enhance the quality […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Continental Cup Company (CCC), a manufacturer of high-end graphic paper cups, will establish its first manufacturing operation in the City of Bethlehem, Northampton County. The project will support the creation of 71 jobs in the area. “I’m proud to welcome Continental Cup Company to Pennsylvania,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for three businesses in Bedford, Bucks, and Philadelphia counties. The new funding will enable the purchase, construction, and renovation of facilities, help purchase new equipment, and will help create and retain 105 jobs across the commonwealth. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Amazon will expand its presence in Pennsylvania and create more than 800 full-time jobs in Allegheny County. “It’s a great win any time a business comes in and pledges to create 800 new jobs,” said Governor Tom Wolf. “This is a significant investment for Pennsylvania and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin have submitted comments to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) indicating the Wolf Administration’s strong opposition to a federal proposal that would withhold housing assistance from some immigrant families. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding for the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology to support its post-secondary training program for certified welding and metal fabrication. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “This grant will enable the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver joined officials from Highmark Health, the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and other local and community leaders to announce plans to build the AHN Montour Health and Sports Medicine Center with funding from the Wolf Administration. Upon its completion in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced three new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), that will bring natural gas energy to households and businesses in Butler, Crawford, and Northampton counties. “Pennsylvanians’ ability to access our energy resources is directly related to many other aspects […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.6 million in low-interest loans funding to assist four Pennsylvania farms with construction costs and land acquisition to spur business creation and expansion. “My administration is committed to strengthening our infrastructure and resources to help our farmers thrive,” Governor Wolf said. “We are pleased […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that IQ Fibers, a start-up cellulose fiber manufacturer, selected Northampton County to establish its first manufacturing operation in Pennsylvania. The project will support the creation of 43 jobs. “The investments our administration is making in our business sector represent significant opportunities for the commonwealth to grow and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a low-interest loan approval through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for Beemac Trucking, LLC in Beaver County. The funding will enable the construction of a new full-service maintenance and repair facility in Ambridge Borough and will support the combined creation and retention of more than 200 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Carter Lumber (CL), a building materials retailer, selected York County to establish its first manufacturing operation in Pennsylvania. The project will support the combined creation and retention of 212 jobs. “It’s with great pleasure that we welcome Carter Lumber’s manufacturing operation to the York region,” Governor […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that PGT Trucking, Inc, a flatbed transportation company, will expand its operations in Indiana County, supporting the creation of 25 jobs in the area. “My administration is delighted to continue supporting businesses that want to grow in Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “PGT Trucking’s expansion is great news […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that North American Höganäs High Alloys, LLC (Höganäs), a manufacturer of powdered metal products, will expand its operations in Cambria County, supporting the creation of 25 jobs in the area. “Pennsylvania’s powdered metals industry is a major contributor to our manufacturing sector,” Governor Wolf said. “Höganäs’ decision […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.7 million in grants through the Manufacturing PA initiative. The 26 projects receiving the funding will spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector. “There is a direct correlation between manufacturing innovation and economic growth,” Governor Wolf said. “My administration continues working to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Northampton Community College (NCC) to provide opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to gain entry-level skills needed for in-demand manufacturing positions. “The Lehigh Valley has a rich history of manufacturing, but as the manufacturing sector evolves to meet the demands […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for businesses in eight counties. The funding will assist companies at different stages, ranging from startup businesses to established companies looking to expand, and will help create and retain 324 jobs across the commonwealth. “Entrepreneurs and […]
Manufacturing Operations Flourish After Move to Pennsylvania from New Jersey Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Tyber Medical LLC, an orthopedic device manufacturer, will expand its manufacturing operation in Hanover Township, Northampton County. The project will support the combined creation and retention of 79 jobs in the area. “Tyber Medical’s expansion project […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new investments to support 11 affordable housing projects across the commonwealth. Funded through the HOME program, $3.4 million will be disbursed to 10 counties to expand the supply of decent and affordable housing for low-income Pennsylvanians. “One of our most basic responsibilities in government is to help […]
Canonsburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined state legislators Timothy O’Neal, Pam Snyder, and Camera Bartolotta, as well as local government officials and community leaders in Canonsburg for a roundtable discussion about Washington County’s fight against blight. Secretary Davin discussed how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania infrastructure proposal […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a total of $2 million in Community Block Grant Development (CDBG) funding to improve water quality and sewer infrastructure in Somerset and Greene Counties. “One of the biggest challenges our local governments face is how they manage their aging and inadequate infrastructure,” Governor Wolf said. “This funding […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for Bridge Builders Community Foundations to get students in rural areas of Northwest Pennsylvania involved in educational summer workshops focused around manufacturing and to increase student interest in robotics. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “When we get […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the West Middlesex Area School District to provide students with the skills they need to attain family-sustaining manufacturing careers after they graduate. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “Strengthening our workforce can only happen when we look […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that WebstaurantStore, Inc., an online restaurant supply company, will construct a new fulfillment center, creating at least 400 new, full-time jobs in Columbia County. “We’re thrilled to have helped WebstaurantStore bring new jobs to Columbia County,” said Governor Wolf. “We applaud Webstaurant for continuing to invest in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the reinvestment of $5.5 million from the New PA Venture Capital Investment Program into four venture capital funds to support the growth of early-stage Pennsylvania companies. “Supporting small businesses means investing wisely in early-stage companies that just need a little bit of funding to take off,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that R.G. Coating LLC, a hot dip galvanizing company, will construct a new galvanizing facility in Lawrence County. The project is expected to create 65 manufacturing jobs at the site in Pulaski Township. “We’re proud that R.G. has selected Pennsylvania as the best place to grow the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Dollar General Corporation has established a new cold storage facility in Schuylkill County. At full capacity, the project is expected to support the creation of 100 new jobs. “Since day one, my administration has been committed to business growth and job creation. Today I’m proud to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Cardbox Packaging, Inc., a multi-national manufacturer of paper/carton-based packaging products, has selected Pennsylvania as the location for its first headquarters and manufacturing operation in the United States. “More companies continue to select Pennsylvania as the best place to do business in the U.S.,” Governor Wolf said. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced five new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for five businesses in Berks, Cumberland, Lancaster, Somerset, and Wayne counties. The funding will assist companies at different stages, ranging from startup businesses to established companies looking to expand, and will help create and retain […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that AHF Products, a manufacturer of solid and engineered hardwood flooring products, will expand its presence in Pennsylvania. The project is expected to create nearly 70 jobs at the selected Lancaster County project site. “This expansion by AHF demonstrates what so many manufacturers in Lancaster County and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that AirBorn, Inc., a manufacturer of specialized electronics for the aerospace industry, will expand its facility in Lake City Borough, Erie County. The project will support the creation and retention of 389 jobs in the area. “Attracting impactful manufacturing investments to the Erie region is critical for […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for Community College of Philadelphia to support the Pathways to Advanced Manufacturing job training program. The program will prepare participants for entry-level employment in advanced manufacturing through classroom and technical skills instruction. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $100,000 in funding for Pittsburgh Promise, which funds post-secondary scholarships for students in western Pennsylvania. “Education is the cornerstone of workforce development and, in turn, the health of the economy,” Governor Wolf said. “This grant will assist the Pittsburgh Promise in its mission to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that BrightFarms, Inc., a producer of locally grown leafy greens and herbs, will expand into Pennsylvania by constructing a new hydroponic greenhouse. The project is expected to create more than 50 jobs at the selected Snyder County project site. “BrightFarms’ expansion into Pennsylvania isn’t just a big […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for MANTEC, a manufacturing consulting firm in York County, to support an eight-week career readiness program that will address the needs of manufacturers in southcentral Pennsylvania and create a job-ready workforce in the greater York County area. The grant will come from […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Lulus, a digitally-native apparel brand for women, will expand into Pennsylvania. The project is expected to create more than 450 jobs at the selected Northampton County project site. “The Lehigh Valley has become one of the fastest-growing e-commerce hubs within the United States,” said Governor Wolf. […]
Hershey, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf addressed thousands of local officials at the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ Annual Education Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit townships and overhaul Pennsylvania’s infrastructure. The massive rebuilding plan funded through a commonsense severance tax will address townships’ needs through funding vital, local infrastructural projects. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Makin Metal Powders Ltd., a United Kingdom-based manufacturer of metal powders, has selected Pennsylvania as the location for its first manufacturing operation in the United States. The project will create nearly 40 manufacturing jobs at the selected site in Clearfield County. “Pennsylvania has a rich history […]
Allentown, PA – Governor Tom Wolf toured the Hiram Dodd Elementary School in Allentown today to see first-hand the progress in removing lead paint in classrooms which can cause health problems. The governor outlined how Restore Pennsylvania, the most aggressive infrastructure proposal in generations, would help schools to address lead and other contaminants. “Pennsylvania has […]
Harrisburg, PA – On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today recognized municipalities and local government officials for their dedication and commitment to strengthen their communities and better serve their residents. “With all the attention paid to federal and state politics, it’s easy to overlook that […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced two new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for DelGrosso Foods Inc. in Blair County and Commercial Flooring Professionals in Cumberland County. The funding will enable the expansion of both companies and help create and retain more than 115 jobs. “This is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for Lackawanna College to support the Core Manufacturing Skills Certificate Program, an innovative accelerated training program to create a job-ready manufacturing workforce throughout northeastern Pennsylvania. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “Creating pathways from job training to career […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Clearly Clean Products, LLC, a manufacturer of recyclable plastic trays for retail food products, will expand its presence in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. The project, supported through state funding, is expected to create more than 125 jobs in the region. “Clearly Clean’s expansion in Schuylkill County is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for projects that will remove contamination of harmful perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from the Warminster/Horsham and Warrington areas in Bucks County. “Access to safe drinking water is one of the fundamental rights of every Pennsylvanian,” Governor Wolf said. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of more than $8 million in grants and low-interest loans to support Pennsylvania’s farms, including $5 million in grants awarded through the new Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program. “We created the Pennsylvania Dairy Investment Program last year with one purpose: to help Pennsylvania’s dairy farmers,” Governor […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced 106 new project approvals through the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF). The projects will improve Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure and ensure safer, more reliable transportation for residents and businesses. The projects total $54.7 million in funding. “Infrastructure is one of the most crucial components of Pennsylvania’s economic well-being,” Governor […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of more than $1 million in grants through the Manufacturing PA initiative. The 17 projects receiving the funding will spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector. “The manufacturing climate is changing faster than ever before,” Governor Wolf said. “In order to remain competitive […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced four new low-interest loan approval through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program. The loans will enable the expansion of two small Lancaster County businesses and a campground business in Armstrong County to expand. They will also support the purchase of a leased industrial building in Bucks […]
Reading, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Business Financing Carol Kilko encouraged students to pursue careers in manufacturing at the ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ Berks Schuylkill awards ceremony. “Pennsylvania has always been a pioneer in the manufacturing industry,” Kilko said. “And that’s why we continue supporting this […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding to support the development of a mobile game that will help individuals land jobs in the manufacturing sector. The grant will be provided to Catalyst Connection, an industrial resource center that supports the growth of small manufacturers in western Pennsylvania. Catalyst Connection […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding through the Keystone Communities program to support 43 community revitalization projects across the commonwealth. “This administration is committed to making our communities better places to live and do business,” Governor Wolf said. “From restoring community cornerstones to beautifying downtowns to helping people with disabilities make […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Deist Industries, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer and fabricator of hauling products, will expand by purchasing and renovating a vacant manufacturing facility in Seagertown Borough, Crawford County. The project is expected to create 38 new, full-time jobs in the area. “Deist Industries’ addition of new manufacturing jobs […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf is taking significant action to strengthen Pennsylvania’s workforce. Today, the governor signed an executive order to create the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center. The command center will expand the collaboration between government and the private sector to address the skills gap and worker shortages. The governor was […]
Chester, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland and other community leaders to discuss the City of Chester’s challenges in its fight against blight, and how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania infrastructure proposal could help the city eliminate blight. “The City of Chester and the commonwealth […]
Farrell, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced that the City of Farrell’s status as a distressed municipality under Act 47 is terminated. Farrell is the 15th municipality to exit Act 47. “Farrell’s commitment to rebuilding a strong and vibrant community is exemplary,” […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Lucas Systems, Inc., a developer of software focused on improving efficiency at distribution centers, will be expanding its operations and establishing a headquarters in Wexford, Allegheny County. The project is expected to create 55 family-sustaining jobs in the area. “Every day, we’re seeing more and more […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for projects in three counties that will support property acquisition, construction, and purchase of equipment that businesses need to expand. “Providing businesses with access to capital is crucial in our goal to create the jobs that […]
Honesdale, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin toured the Human Resources Center’s (HRC’s) renovated supported living and employment facility for individuals with disabilities in Honesdale, Wayne County. Supported through DCED’s Neighborhood Assistance Program, the center provides adult day programming, community integrated employment, supported living and small business employment […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf announced the approval of a new apprenticeship grant to Bosch Rexroth Corporation, an engineering company located in Bethlehem that supports mechanical and plant engineering challenges around the world. The grant builds on the governor’s commitment to expanding job training opportunities for Pennsylvanians. “As Pennsylvania’s workforce ages, we need to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that CorrChoice LLC, a producer of industrial corrugated paper packaging products, will expand in central Pennsylvania. The project, supported through state funding, is expected to create 79 jobs in the Dauphin and Lebanon County area. “We’re proud that CorrChoice has selected Pennsylvania as the location for its […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf has followed through on his promise to cut red tape, improve infrastructure, and strengthen Pennsylvania’s business climate. Today, he pledged to continue strengthening Pennsylvania’s economy through smart investments that will positively impact future generations of Pennsylvanians. “As a Pennsylvania businessman, I understand what companies need to thrive and have worked […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Morgan Advanced Materials and Technologies, Inc. (Morgan), a materials company specializing in carbon and silicon carbide manufacturing, will expand its presence in Pennsylvania. The expansion project is expected to create 41 new jobs at the company’s facilities in Elk and Potter counties. “This expansion will enable […]
Lebanon, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) regional director Fadia Halma joined local leaders to designate the City of Lebanon as the commonwealth’s newest Keystone Main Street. The designation will further enable the city to support downtown businesses and improve quality of life for residents. “The Wolf Administration is so excited […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) tax credits for 255 early-stage technology companies to encourage entrepreneurship in and around Pennsylvania’s colleges and universities. “Every day, Pennsylvania’s tech sector is growing stronger,” Governor Wolf said. “Our role at the state level is to help foster that growth. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of nearly $18 million in tax credits through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) to support 136 community revitalization projects across the commonwealth. NAP encourages private sector investment into projects that will help improve distressed communities. “Fostering public-private collaboration and encouraging investment are some of the […]
Harrisburg, PA — Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of two grants totaling more than $2.2 million in funding to promote affordable housing in western Pennsylvania. The funding comes from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). “Access to affordable housing is one of the biggest issues facing individuals and families with low incomes,” Governor Wolf […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a new low-interest loan approval through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program. The loan will support the renovation of the Lawrenceville Chocolate Factory, part of the Regional Industrial Development Corporation of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s (RIDC’s) Lawrenceville Technology Center. The project will open the way for further business […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Tram Bar Co-Packing LLC, who will manufacture energy bars for Kate’s Real Food of Jackson, Wyoming, will construct a new manufacturing facility in Allegheny Township, Blair County, creating 30 new food manufacturing jobs over three years. “Southcentral Pennsylvania has become known as a corridor for snack […]
Ephrata, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Spartan Motors, a provider of specialty chassis and vehicle design, manufacturing, and assembly in Ephrata, Lancaster County. The tour highlighted Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to advancing Pennsylvania’s manufacturing sector. “This administration is committed to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding to expand the statewide ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ student video contest. The grants were approved for the Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) in the Lehigh Valley and the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC). “This administration has placed an incredible emphasis on developing Pennsylvania’s manufacturing […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Evonik Corporation, a German specialty chemicals company, will expand its technology and business capabilities in Pennsylvania. The expansion will take place at its current location in Trexlertown, Lehigh County. The project is expected to create 50 new high-paying jobs. “Evonik’s expansion shows that the commonwealth is […]
Pennsylvania is a state of small businesses, with our one million small businesses forming the bulk (more than 99%!) of our business economy. How have so many small businesses found success here? There are a variety of factors, but it’s largely a combination of our welcoming communities, flourishing main streets, state support and assistance, robust […]
Exton, PA – Today, Governor’s Action Team project manager Richard Heaney joined company executives and local leaders to celebrate the grand opening of a new USSC Group facility that will expand the company’s manufacturing operations in Pennsylvania and create more than 240 new, full-time jobs. The project was supported through funding from the Pennsylvania Department […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the rapidly growing online retailer and home delivery provider goPuff will construct a new headquarters in Philadelphia and build ten warehouses across Pennsylvania, creating over 500 new jobs over the next three years. “goPuff is a great example of how Pennsylvania’s strengths in aspects like education, workforce […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for five business projects in five counties that will enable companies to grow and expand production, prepare an industrial park for occupation by businesses, and enable another company to locate into Pennsylvania for the first […]
Fredericksburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding toured Bell & Evans facilities in Fredericksburg, Lebanon County and highlighted the Wolf Administration’s commitment to the Pennsylvania agriculture industry. “Bell & Evans is a significant contributor to the local economy, both in the […]
Lancaster, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin toured the Candy Factory, a six-floor coworking space in Lancaster that houses a technology-focused startup accelerator program run by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania (BFTP/CNP), an initiative of DCED. “In the past several years, we’ve seen […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Homeland Manufacturing Services, Inc. (Homeland), a veteran-owned electronics manufacturer, will expand and establish a new facility in Benner Township, Centre County, supporting the creation and retention of 30 jobs in the area. “Any time we can support Pennsylvania veterans in their business enterprises, it’s great news […]
Johnstown, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined by state representative Bryan Barbin and other local leaders to announce new funding from the Wolf Administration that will create a “green roof” on the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center in the city of Johnstown, Cambria County. Secretary Davin […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Niagara Bottling, LLC (Niagara), a manufacturer of private label bottled water, will expand in Pennsylvania and establish a new facility in Findlay Township, Allegheny County, creating more than 50 new jobs in the area. Niagara currently operates facilities in Lehigh and Berks counties in Pennsylvania. “The […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced 11 new approvals through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) that will clean up former industrial sites in Allegheny, Berks, Blair, Cumberland, Erie, and Montgomery counties to prepare them for occupation by businesses and residential properties. “These projects will not only protect the environment and remove harmful […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc., a manufacturer of special effect aluminum pigments, will expand its presence in Tamaqua, Schuylkill County, adding new jobs to its Pennsylvania workforce. “This project will help keep a more than 60-year employer in Schuylkill County modern and competitive in today’s economy,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of a new $1 million grant to United Mine Workers of America Career Centers, Inc. (UMWACC) to support additional training opportunities at its training center currently undergoing extensive renovations and upgrades in Prosperity, Greene County. The training center will help train and build a competitive […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Spark Therapeutics, Inc., a fully-integrated commercial gene therapy company, has decided to expand its research and development capabilities at its current home in West Philadelphia. This expansion project is expected to create nearly 500 new high-paying jobs in the area. “Spark Therapeutics’ decision to expand in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf announced the approval of three apprenticeship grants to assist with the costs of necessary classroom training for 57 apprentices in Allegheny County, enabling the recipients to strengthen and expand their apprenticeship programs. The funding, granted to the Cement Masons Local 526, the Associated Master Plumbers of Allegheny County, and […]
Mount Carmel, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined by local officials and community leaders in breaking ground on a block of affordable senior housing with a preference for veterans in Mount Carmel Borough, Northumberland County. “This project is the result of the coordination of several partners […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for six business projects in five counties that will enable companies to grow and expand production and enable a new restaurant to open. The projects are expected to create and retain more than 250 full-time […]