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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, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for 15 business projects in 13 counties across the commonwealth that will help create and retain nearly 500 jobs statewide. “From supporting manufacturers to assisting our farmers, these projects will provide a boost to several […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for 20 small business projects in 13 counties across the commonwealth that will help create and retain more than 1,100 jobs statewide. “One of the best ways we can encourage businesses to grow and create […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local leaders and economic development professionals to celebrate the creation of 3,450 jobs through a massive revitalization project that redeveloped the former Bethlehem Steel site and was supported by the Business in Our Sites (BOS) program. “This project is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced five new Business in Our Sites (BOS) project approvals and two new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to support redevelopment projects projected to create more than 2,300 jobs. “Two of the most important components that business look for when they’re […]
Erie, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie Richards announced more than 20 new state investments in projects on the Erie Bayfront and throughout the city to support ongoing revitalization efforts and spur further economic development. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Highwood USA, a manufacturer of low-maintenance synthetic wood components, will be expanding its operations into Hazleton, Luzerne County, and will create 58 new Pennsylvania jobs. “This expansion represents more than just the creation of 58 family-sustaining jobs in Hazleton,” said Governor Wolf. “It also signals the […]
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 expansion of the Tyson Foods facility in East Pottsville as members of the Governor’s Action Team joined company executives and local leaders for a groundbreaking celebration of the new expansion this morning. “Tyson Foods has been a major contributor […]
Harrisburg, PA – In a letter to the Oversight Committee Chairs, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin outlined his deep concerns with the House Republicans’ plan to transfer committed money away from several funds that will place thousands jobs in peril, halt business development and infrastructure projects already underway, and lead […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced this month’s new low-interest loan approvals made by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for five small business projects throughout the commonwealth. “The loans approved this month represent impactful investments in small businesses that together reveal the great economic diversity in Pennsylvania,” said Governor Wolf. “We […]
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 – Governor Tom Wolf announced this month’s new low-interest loan approvals made through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for seven projects throughout the commonwealth. “The loans approved this month demonstrate my administration’s continued support for business development down to its very roots in our communities,” said Governor Wolf. “From agricultural production […]
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 announced this month’s new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program for four projects throughout the commonwealth. The investments will create and retain more than 80 full-time jobs. “This administration’s dedication to supporting Pennsylvania businesses is evidenced by the loans approved this month,” said Governor […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that All Sports America, Ltd., a manufacturer of athletic uniforms, will expand its Storm Uniforms Division at its current facility in Point Township, Northumberland County. The company’s expansion will create 42 new jobs during the next three years and will reshore the manufacturing of products currently being […]
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: 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 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 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 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: 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 12, 2016 1:45 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin and Deputy Secretary of Technology and Innovation Sheri Collins today continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at st@rtup, Harrisburg’s first co-working space. “Seeing firsthand the collaboration that takes place in co-working space is […]
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 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 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: 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 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: July 8, 2016 2:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Roaring Spring, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at Roaring Spring Water in Blair County. Davin commended company officials for its continued […]
New state investments to create and retain 117 jobs Release Date: July 6, 2016 12:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the creation of a new loan program to be administered through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), dedicated to improving diverse small […]
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 […]
Wolf Administration Continues Efforts to Raise the Wage in PA Release Date: June 14, 2016 3:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Mechanicsburg, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued the “Jobs that Pay” tour at the eastern U.S. processing and distribution facility for thredUP, a leading online marketplace for […]
Release Date: June 2, 2016 2:45 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that new state investments through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program will help spur statewide development projected to create 369 new jobs and retain 99 jobs. “Supporting small business opportunities […]
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 […]
Release Date: May 17, 2016 2:00 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that PRUFTECHNIK, Inc., a global provider of high-quality testing and measuring systems for industrial maintenance, will establish a national headquarters in Philadelphia, a move that will create 35 new, high-wage, full-time jobs. “Today’s announcement is another indicator […]