Tag: Governor Wolf

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Enterprise Development Fund of Erie County, Inc., (EDF) through the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority (PMBDA) that will help support local business growth and job creation. The organization encourages industrial development and job […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that new funding is available to help small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, through a new program under the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority’s (PIDA) Small Business First Fund, the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA). The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) recently authorized the transfer of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $26.5 million in funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) to promote community participation and collaborations among nonprofits, businesses and residents while producing outcomes that assist a distressed area or the low-income population in a neighborhood. The credits will support 197 community revitalization projects […]
Erie, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today was joined by UPMC leadership to announce that Pittsburgh-based UPMC and UPMC Health Plan will continue to invest in Erie by opening a new business operations center this fall that will initially create nearly 200 new full-time jobs, with expectations for future expansion. “Today I am pleased to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that Erich Loych, director of DCED’s Information Technology Center, is a recipient of the Governor’s Award for Excellence. The awards recognize commonwealth employees for exemplary job performance or service that reflects initiative, leadership, innovation and increased efficiency. Erich is one of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Hollander Sleep Products, LLC, a bed pillow and mattress pad manufacturer, will expand its Pennsylvania operations by consolidating multiple operations into a single facility at the Highridge Business Park in Foster Township, Schuylkill County. The company’s expansion will create 80 new jobs during the next three years. […]
Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration kicked off Pennsylvania Small Business Week, a celebration of small business owners and entrepreneurs and the significant contributions they make to Pennsylvania’s economy. This week the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) will hold a series of events and webinars recognizing these business owners and highlighting resources available […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today visited BAE Systems and announced on site that BAE Systems, a manufacturer of military combat vehicles, will expand its operations in West Manchester Township, York County, and create 530 new, full-time jobs. “BAE Systems considered additional states throughout the country for this project but selected Pennsylvania above alternate […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Ace Hardware Corporation, a retailer-owned hardware cooperative, will establish its new northeast distribution center in Bethel Township, Lebanon County. The move will result in the creation of 208 jobs. “Today’s announcement is great news for Lebanon County, and highlights the benefits of Pennsylvania’s strategic location,” said […]
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 […]
York, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin continued the Wolf Administration’s ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Klinge Corporation, an internationally distinguished provider of transport refrigeration equipment. “Pennsylvania’s manufacturing legacy spans centuries and continues to bolster our economy, with more than 560,000 employees and 20,000 employers supporting an $85 billion […]
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