Tag:  Manufacturing

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 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 […]
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 […]
Cressona, PA – Today, Office of the Governor northeast/central director Cassandra Coleman was joined by company executives and local leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new manufacturing facility of Hydro, a global supplier of extruded aluminum serving the construction, transportation, infrastructure, and energy industries, in Cressona, Schuylkill County. The project is being supported through […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined leaders from Sheet Metal Workers Local Union #12 for a tour of its training facility in Pittsburgh. The tour highlighted Governor Wolf’s commitment to strengthening the Pennsylvania workforce through apprenticeships. “Organizations like the Sheet Metal Workers are key players in […]
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 Wolf announced the approval of new funding to the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) to provide manufacturing career training to individuals with barriers, especially those for whom English is a second language. The new training program, developed using input from local manufacturers, will strengthen the area workforce and provide job […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf announced the approval of new funding to Reading Area Community College (RACC) to provide young adults with basic manufacturing production and employability skills to help them get good-paying, reliable jobs with area manufacturers. “One of the most important ways we can strengthen our manufacturing sector is by providing Pennsylvanians […]
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 Wolf announced the approval of new funding to support the Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) in coordination with the Lehigh Carbon Community College and Workforce Board Lehigh Valley in the development of a new manufacturing training program for the Lehigh Valley. “In order to strengthen our manufacturing sector and empower our […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and the Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak joined students and manufacturing leaders at the Forum Auditorium in Harrisburg to announce the winners of the statewide ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ (WSCM) Student […]
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 […]
Program established through governor’s new Manufacturing PA Initiative Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf announced the approval of new funding through the Pennsylvania Manufacturing Training-to-Career program to assist the Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center (GJCTC) in the creation of two new welding training programs in the region. “With these Manufacturing PA grants, GJCTC will […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined staff from Robert Morris University (RMU) to tour the Energy Innovation Center, a ‘living laboratory’ for education and workforce training programs, in Pittsburgh, highlighting the recent approval of a grant to RMU through Governor Wolf’s new Manufacturing PA program. “The […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of a Pennsylvania Manufacturing Training-to-Career grant to Robert Morris University (RMU) in Allegheny County designed to provide those seeking jobs, in particular veterans, in the manufacturing sector with the skills they need to gain employment in a competitive global economy. The grant is part of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Technology and Innovation Sheri Collins spoke at the inaugural “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” (WSCM) Student Video Contest Awards hosted by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (NEPIRC). “WSCM is one of the best ways that we can reach young students […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Curbs Plus, Inc., a manufacturer of roof curbs for HVAC units, highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to supporting Pennsylvania manufacturing. “It’s always exciting to visit a company that we’ve supported in the past, but […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Business Financing Carol Kilko spoke at the fifth annual “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” (WSCM) Student Video Contest Awards hosted by the Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC). “This initiative has been such a fantastic tool for not just engaging our students and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Silgan Containers, LLC, a manufacturer of steel and aluminum containers for human and pet food, will expand their operations into Pennsylvania and create 29 new manufacturing jobs in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County. “From day one, I’ve made manufacturing one of the top business priorities of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Carnegie Mellon University officials and local leaders at the groundbreaking of an advanced manufacturing facility at the Hazelwood Green (formerly Almono) property in Pittsburgh. “Under the leadership of Governor Wolf, new opportunities are rising all over the commonwealth through our […]
Harrisburg, PA – Tomorrow Governor Tom Wolf will announce new job-creating investments in manufacturing and workforce development through the launch of his new Manufacturing PA initiative. “We need to support our students and trainees by making sure they have the best possible training programs and we need to support our businesses, so they can innovate, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, emphasizing Governor Tom Wolf’s strong support for innovation and education in the development of skilled workers in manufacturing, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin presented the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center’s first “Commitment in Manufacturing” award to A. Rifkin Company of Wilkes-Barre. “In achieving success over 125 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) executive deputy secretary Neil Weaver joined company executives and leaders from DRIVE, the Columbia-Montour region economic development agency, to tour USG, a manufacturer of materials for the construction and remodeling industries. The event is part of Pennsylvania Manufacturing […]
Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) is celebrating Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week, which will reach its peak with National Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 6, 2017. “Our goal with Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week is to highlight the prolific manufacturing career opportunities that are available throughout the commonwealth and to provide a […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, emphasizing Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to developing a new generation of skilled workers to meet the demands of the flourishing manufacturing industry, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin kicked off Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week at HackPGH makerspace in Pittsburgh. “Giving students and young adults a firsthand look at […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) executive deputy secretary Neil Weaver joined the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation and other local economic development leaders to recognize Tucker Auto-Mation Holding, a manufacturer of automatic doors, for the company’s contributions to Westmoreland County manufacturing. “Tucker Auto-Mation […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver joined executives from Coupling Corp of America, MANTEC, Murray Securus, and the York County Economic Alliance to kick off Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week, a week dedicated to building positive perceptions about manufacturing, drawing attention to career opportunities, and highlighting the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at SEKISUI SPI, a thermoplastics manufacturer, highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to supporting the manufacturing sector through workforce training in Pennsylvania. “SEKISUI SPI has made incredible progress at this new facility since last […]
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, 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, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at Manitowoc Crane, a manufacturer of cranes and lift solutions, highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s commitment to supporting Pennsylvania manufacturing. “The Wolf Administration is committed to continuing our efforts to further strengthen Pennsylvania manufacturing for years […]
Neville Island, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin continued the ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at the manufacturing facility of Calgon Carbon, highlighting Governor Tom Wolf’s plans for investing in manufacturing and continuing to make Pennsylvania the most attractive place to do business. “One of Governor Wolf’s top priorities […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: February 28, 2017 7:35pm Author: Heidi Havens Bethlehem, PA – This evening, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin participated in the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” student video contest awards program, providing remarks on the strength and vitality of the commonwealth’s manufacturing sector and highlighting the Manufacturing PA initiative in […]
Release Date: January 13, 2016 3:40 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that American Robotics, Inc., an independent non-profit organization founded by Carnegie Mellon University, was designated by the United States Department of Defense as a new Advanced Robotics Manufacturing (ARM) Innovation Hub, supporting ongoing efforts to strengthen U.S.-based […]