Tag: Manufacturing

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 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, on behalf of Governor Tom 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) […]
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 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 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 […]
Women are storming the entrepreneurial landscape and making it a space where others can follow. Since 1972, the number of U.S. women-owned businesses has dramatically increased from 402,000 to 12.3 million. According to American Express’s 2018 State of Women-Owned Business Report, between 2017 and 2018 alone, U.S. women started an average of 1,821 new businesses […]
In 2013, Onex — a western PA-based, family-owned manufacturer that specializes in industrial furnace production and maintenance — was in trouble. The company, which had been operating in Pennsylvania for more than fifty years, needed a major turnaround to stay in business. Ashleigh Walters was asked to take on the formidable task of becoming the […]
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 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 […]
As part of the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) mission to grow and sustain business development across the commonwealth, it offers various funding programs. One such program, the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), provides low-interest loans and lines of credit to businesses that commit to creating and retaining full-time jobs, and for the […]
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 […]
Bethlehem, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver encouraged students to pursue careers in manufacturing at the ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ Lehigh Valley Awards Ceremony. “Governor Wolf is always proud to support this video contest,” Executive Deputy Secretary Weaver said. “It’s a great tool for our […]
Bethlehem, PA – Today, Governor’s Action Team Director Brent Vernon joined company executives and local leaders to celebrate the ribbon-cutting of a new PAC Worldwide manufacturing facility that is expanding the company’s operations into Pennsylvania. The project was supported through funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). “Manufacturing is intricately tied […]
Jami Pasquinell Occupation: Executive Director In December of 2014, Jami Pasquinelli joined Pittsburgh’s Economic Development South (EDS) community development corporation as the commercial district manager in the Mt. Oliver and Knoxville neighborhoods. She spearheaded The Bakery Society Pittsburgh (TBSP) project after she started the “Sweet Saturdays” event with EDS — an opportunity for community bakers […]
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 […]
Maker Mondays

Maker Monday: Panther Boards

November 26, 2018
Panther Boards is a student-run company at William Tennent High School that produces fully custom, high-performance skis. The business offers student employees a unique way to gain experience as entrepreneurs through taking on executive positions in marketing, finance, technology, human resources, product design, graphic design, supply chain management, and hands-on production. Panther Boards creates each […]
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 […]
Elisabeth Smith Occupation: President and CEO Owned by Elisabeth Smith, Acutec Precision Aerospace is a forward-thinking, data-driven machining and subassembly supplier partner serving the aerospace industry. In June 2018, Acutec announced the expansion of its manufacturing facility, which will create 60 new manufacturing jobs. For almost four years, Smith has managed operations at Acutec, and […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined leaders from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), Allegheny County executive Rich Fitzgerald, and other local leaders at CCAC West Hills Center to announce a new worker training program to be offered by CCAC. The new program will focus […]
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 […]
This Friday, Oct. 5., Pennsylvania is celebrating National Manufacturing Day to help promote the fulfilling career opportunities offered by the PA manufacturing industry. We spoke with Secretary Davin to learn more about the role this important industry plays in our economy and how the PA Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) supports manufacturing every […]
In 2011, Jack Pfunder, CEO of the Manufacturers Resource Center in the Lehigh Valley, had the idea to create a student video contest to address outdated perceptions of manufacturing by showing students and parents what happens behind the doors of their local manufacturers. Six years later, the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing contest continues to […]
Pennsylvania’s Industrial Resource Center (IRC) Network, comprising seven not-for-profit organizations across the state, helps small to mid-sized manufacturers grow, thrive, and continue to be a vital part of Pennsylvania’s economy. The IRCs will expand their outreach to small and medium-sized businesses and continue to provide technical, strategic, and market-based assistance to manufacturers under Governor Wolf’s […]
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 […]
Creekside Springs provides high-quality water to beverage companies, supermarkets, large retailers, and businesses located within a 500-mile radius around its facilities in Pennsylvania and Ohio. The company currently has two operating facilities in Ambridge, PA and Salineville, OH, and one warehouse located in Ellwood City, PA. A warehouse in New Brighton, PA was purchased in […]
Ashland Technologies, Inc. (Ash-Tec) is a leading contract manufacturer of machined and fabricated parts with a mission to become the first national chain of machine shops in locations throughout the United States. The company, headquartered in Schuylkill County, is known for manufacturing roller coaster cars and other items for amusement parks and arcades. Most recently, […]
Sarah Murray Occupation: Librarian Employer: Blossburg Elementary School and Liberty Elementary School Blossburg Elementary School and Liberty Elementary School, both part of the Southern Tioga School District, transformed portions of their respective libraries into makerspaces, enabling students to tinker, explore, and creatively involve themselves in the world of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics […]
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 […]
Seneca-based Matric Group provides world-class electronic manufacturing services for commercial, industrial, medical equipment, and aerospace markets. We spoke with president and chief executive officer Rick Turner to learn how the fast-growing, innovative company utilized the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) program to continually invest in its future with upgraded machinery and job training. The PIDA […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin praised the expansion of IRIS USA, a manufacturer and distributor of injection-molded plastic products, that will create 95 new Pennsylvania jobs and mark the first IRIS USA location on the east coast United States. “The groundbreaking of the Hazle Township facility […]
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 the Precision Manufacturing Institute (PMI) in Crawford County to enhance its manufacturing training programs by adding more advanced trainings and placing an additional focus on employability skills that prospective workers need to get a job in manufacturing. “The purpose of the new […]
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 […]
Plastek Group is a world-class manufacturer of plastics packaging for the personal care, home care, food and beverage, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries. Headquartered in Erie, Pa., Plastek also has facilities in North Carolina, the United Kingdom, Brazil, and Mexico offering industrial design, product and packaging development, mold design and injection, assembly, and decorating services. In […]
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 […]
A manufacturer of one hundred percent organic, cold-pressed, high-pressure processed juices and nutrition shots, Lumi Juice recently relocated to Malvern, Pa. We spoke to Hillary Lewis Murray, founder and CEO at Lumi Juice, to find out why her company chose Pennsylvania and what it means to them to be doing business in the Keystone State. […]
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 […]
The Drexel Center for Functional Fabrics, a regional hub for designing and prototyping smart fabrics, embodies the innovation, imagination, and legendary can-do spirit found in Pennsylvania. We toured the Center’s Shima Seiki Haute Technology Laboratory to learn how it creates fabrics that see, hear, sense, communicate, and even harvest energy. The Rise of the Internet […]
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, […]
A third-generation family-run, homegrown business, The DelGrosso Family of Companies uniquely stands out as both an amusement park operator and a sauce manufacturer. The family operates a sauce plant in Blair County’s Tipton, Pa., on the premises of DelGrosso’s Amusement Park and Laguna Splash Water Park, America’s only Italian-themed water park. We recently spoke with […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Royal Industries International, Inc. (Royal), a manufacturer of promotional products, will relocate its facility from Brooklyn, New York to Allentown, Lehigh County, creating 80 new Pennsylvania jobs. “This move from Royal isn’t just a big win for Allentown and the Lehigh Valley – it’s a big […]
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 […]
Part of what we do at the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) every day is to promote the manufacturing industry, showcasing the positive impact it has both on the state’s economy and on working families. How could we not, knowing the industry has an $84 billion impact on PA’s economy and the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver joined company executives and local leaders to celebrate the expansion of Aerzen USA, a supplier of air compressors, in Coatesville, Chester County. “Because it dares to view success as more than a singular challenge, because it a champion for […]
Pennsylvania boasts a powerful set of advantages when it comes to business and talent attraction. Take it from John Boyd, principal at the Boyd Company Inc., an internationally recognized corporate site selection firm whose clients include PepsiCo, Visa International, Hewlett-Packard, JP Morgan Chase, Royal Caribbean Cruises and Dell. In the 2017 BizCosts Report, outlined in […]
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) officials joined company executives and local leaders to celebrate the groundbreaking for the expansion of New York Blower (NYB) in New Castle, a project that will create at least 22 new, full-time manufacturing jobs at the site. “I […]
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 […]
As a national manufacturer of vinyl and aluminum windows and doors, Crystal Window & Door Systems operates five production facilities and has distribution in more than 40 states around the country. Pennsylvania is now one of their newest production facilities and will be home to more than 350 new jobs. We spoke to Steve Chen, […]
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 – 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 – 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 27, 2017 11:00 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Avco Corporation (AVCO), doing business as Lycoming Engines, a manufacturer of piston airplane engines, will make significant renovations at its existing facility in Williamsport, Lycoming County, and create 38 new, full-time jobs over the next three […]
About the Small Business Spotlight The second Saturday of each month, the #PAProud blog highlights small businesses and owners who are delivering new products, services, or technology; are positively impacting their local community; or are offering creative solutions to their own challenges or those of others. In honor of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month, […]
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 […]
Starting this month, the team from Keystone Edge — a digital magazine covering what’s next and best in Pennsylvania — will be giving #PAProud readers an inside look at each month’s issue. For November, it’s all about making things in Pennsylvania — past, present, and future. Our lead story looks at the maker movement across […]
Manufacturing is the foundation of Pennsylvania’s economy — our state boasts a deep heritage and rich legacy in the industry. Throughout the history of our nation, Pennsylvania has been a leader in manufacturing, and today, our unique blend of world-class R&D institutions, technology commercialization programs, technical and industrial resources, and our skilled workforce create a […]