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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 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 […]
Mount Bethel, PA – Today, Governor’s Action Team project manager Janet Smith joined company executives and local leaders to celebrate the grand opening of a new Air Liquide Advanced Materials Inc. facility that will expand the company’s manufacturing operations in Pennsylvania and create nearly 200 new, full-time jobs. The project was supported through funding from […]
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 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 Tom Wolf announced that Airgas USA, LLC (Airgas), a supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, welding equipment and supplies, and safety products will expand its presence in Plumsteadville, Bucks County, creating 30 new Pennsylvania jobs. “Manufacturing is a vital sector of Pennsylvania’s economy, and this decision by Airgas to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company (RSL), an insurance carrier specializing in group employee benefits and fixed annuities, will expand its Philadelphia headquarters and relocate it into a larger facility in the city. The expansion will create 127 well-paying jobs in the next three years. “The decision […]
Mifflinburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local leaders and stakeholders in highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to business growth and job creation by touring Ritz-Craft Corp. of Pennsylvania, Mifflinburg, which is undergoing a state-supported expansion. “One of the top priorities of the Wolf Administration is strengthening […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Freshpet, Inc. (Freshpet), a producer of fresh dog and cat food, will expand its pet food production operations at its current location in Hanover Township, Northampton County. The expansion will create 100 new full-time jobs in the next three years. “Freshpet’s growth has been a significant […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that AmerisourceBergen, a global health care solutions provider, has selected Pennsylvania as the location to expand its national headquarters, a move that is expected to create more than 550 new family-sustaining jobs in Montgomery County where the expansion will take place. “This project is so significant not […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Spartan Motors, Inc., will be leveraging the highly skilled workforce of Ephrata, Lancaster County, by expanding and creating nearly 200 new jobs at its truck body manufacturing facility. “Spartan’s decision to expand right here in Pennsylvania demonstrates the strength of our manufacturing sector, which has been a […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that IRIS USA (IRIS), a manufacturer and distributor of injection-molded plastic products, will expand operations into Pennsylvania and establish a manufacturing facility in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, creating 95 new jobs. “Manufacturing has such a strong history in Pennsylvania, and with this expansion, IRIS is helping continue […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that USSC Group (USSC), a manufacturer of custom seating and fire suppression products for the transit, military, and first responder markets, will expand its operations in Pennsylvania and establish a manufacturing facility in Uwchlan Township, Chester County, creating more than 240 new jobs. “The decision by USSC […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Bell & Evans, a poultry processing and wholesale company, will expand its presence in Bethel Township, Lebanon County, creating more than 1,000 new jobs. “This expansion by one of our long-standing Pennsylvania businesses, Bell & Evans, is a truly transformational project,” Governor Wolf said. “Not only […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania Cherry LLC, a manufacturer of kiln-dried hardwood cherry, will establish operations in Mercersburg Borough, Franklin County, and will create more than 40 new Pennsylvania jobs. “Pennsylvania’s excellent location, abundance of natural resources, and prime business climate made the commonwealth the perfect site to establish Pennsylvania […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Centene Management Company (CMC), a health care services provider, will expand into Allegheny Township, Blair County, creating nearly 300 new jobs. “This expansion by CMC represents a long-term investment in the Altoona area that will create hundreds of jobs and boost the regional economy,” Governor Wolf […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Haven Behavioral Hospital of Eastern Pennsylvania (Haven), a hospital that provides inpatient acute-care treatment programs designed for adults, will be expanding its operations in Reading, Berks County, and will create 38 new jobs. “It’s always exciting to see Pennsylvania businesses growing and creating jobs, and especially […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Grove Collaborative, Inc. (Grove), a natural home focused e-commerce company delivering healthy and sustainable products directly to consumers, will be expanding its operations into Elizabethtown, Lancaster County, and will create 100 new Pennsylvania jobs. “Grove’s expansion is excellent news for Lancaster County workers, and we are […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined by Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Cheryl Cook and local leaders to continue the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Cumberland Valley Analytical Services, Inc. (CVAS), a chemistry forage lab serving the dairy industry, in Waynesboro, Franklin County, highlighting Governor […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that PAC Worldwide (PAC), a manufacturer of flexible packaging, will expand into Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County, creating more than 160 new jobs. “It’s telling that, after exploring where it can best maximize its growth in the northeast U.S., PAC chose Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “My administration […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Assurant (NYSE:AIZ), a provider of protection products, insurance services and customer support, will expand its two facilities in Manchester Township, York County, creating 307 new jobs. “Assurant’s expansion is another example of a company with long-term presence in Pennsylvania choosing to invest in its growth here […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Alpla Inc., a manufacturer of plastic packaging items, will be expanding its operations into Bethlehem, Northampton County, and will create 59 new jobs. “Any time a large manufacturing company expands into Pennsylvania, it’s great news for our workers,” Governor Wolf said. “Alpla is bringing 59 new, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Berkshire Hathaway GUARD (GUARD), a commercial property and casualty insurance company, will expand its national headquarters in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, and create 285 new Pennsylvania jobs. “This project is a big win for Wilkes-Barre, both now and in the future,” said Governor Wolf. “Major employers like GUARD […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin praised the new expansion of the St. Marys, Elk County facility of LEDVANCE, a manufacturer of lighting products, that will convert the company’s existing halogen lighting assembly operations to LED. “It’s great to see companies like LEDVANCE driving innovation that not […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Clarion Sintered Metals (CSM), a powdered metal company primarily serving the automotive component industry, will expand both of its facilities in Ridgway, Elk County, and create 55 new Pennsylvania jobs. “It’s great to see yet another manufacturer expanding right here in Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “Clarion Sintered […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined company executives and local leaders at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new LBP Manufacturing facility in Jessup, Lackawanna County, a project supported by the Governor’s Action Team. Following the ceremony, Secretary Davin toured the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Evoqua Water Technologies, a water solutions provider to public and industrial water systems, will move and expand its existing global headquarters from suburban Allegheny County into downtown Pittsburgh, creating 63 new high-paying jobs in the city. “Any time you see a company move from the suburbs to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that The New York Blower Company (NYB) will be expanding its manufacturing facility in New Castle, Lawrence County, which will create 22 new Pennsylvania manufacturing jobs. “Every day, this administration is working to grow Pennsylvania’s manufacturing base and create family-sustaining manufacturing jobs,” Governor Wolf said. “Seeing strong […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Tyson Foods Distribution Center will expand in Schuylkill County and create 114 new, full-time jobs. “I’m proud to announce that Tyson Foods will expand and create 114 family-sustaining jobs in Schuylkill County,” Governor Wolf said. “The company is investing heavily in its future in Pennsylvania […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Frank Recruitment Group leadership to celebrate that the company, a technology-focused employee recruitment business, has established its new regional headquarters in Philadelphia. The facility will result in the creation of 250 jobs. “Frank Recruitment Group’s decision to establish their new regional headquarters in Philadelphia speaks to […]
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 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Convergys Corporation, a global customer management service provider, will establish operations in Lower Yoder Township in Johnstown, Cambria County. The move will result in the creation of 251 jobs. “I am pleased that Convergys chose to establish operations in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. This was a critical […]
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 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 15, 2017 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Cotiviti Holdings, Inc., a provider of payment accuracy services, will expand operations at its existing location in Blue Bell, Montgomery County, and create 216 new, high-paying jobs.“I’m pleased to share that Cotiviti has chosen to expand […]
Release Date: March 9, 2017 12:40 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that United States Cold Storage, Inc. (USCS), a refrigerated warehouse and logistics company, will expand operations in Richland Township, Bucks County and will create 60 new jobs at the site.“United States Cold Storage has experienced tremendous growth […]
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 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 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 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: 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 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 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: 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 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: 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 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 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: 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 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: 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 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 4:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Manitowoc Cranes LLC, a global manufacturer of cranes and lift solutions, will expand its presence in Antrim Township, Franklin County by consolidating an out-of-state site into its site in Pennsylvania — a move that will create […]
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 […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: June 23, 2016 3:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Aliquippa, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Versatex Building Products, a manufacturer of trim, fascia, soffit, and decorative exterior moulding pieces […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: June 20, 2016 12:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Mechanicsburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Paychex, Inc., a provider of payroll, human resources, retirement, and insurance services. Davin commended […]
Release Date: May 31, 2016 3:30 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that LOOK Trailers, a trailer manufacturing company, will establish a new facility in Wright Township, Luzerne County, and create 65 new, full-time jobs at the site. “This is the seventh job creation project that we’ve announced with […]