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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 choice to locate a headquarters operation in Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “This project will revive a shuttered manufacturing facility and […]
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 will create 60 new, full-time jobs. “Today I’m thrilled to announce that Pennsylvania has secured another strong manufacturing expansion project,” […]
Release Date: August 24, 2016 3:00 pm Author: David Misner Washington, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives this afternoon to discuss how communities can leverage potential investments and development opportunities related to the new Shell Cracker Plant in Western Pennsylvania. “Shell’s expansion in Western Pennsylvania will have a profound effect on the region and the state, but in order […]
Release Date: August 23, 2016 12:00 pm Author: David Misner Aliquippa, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives this afternoon to discuss how communities can leverage potential investments and development opportunities related to the new Shell Cracker Plant in Western Pennsylvania. “Our communities should prepare for changes ahead and consider the revitalization needs that will support their future growth,” Secretary […]
Release Date: August 22, 2016 4:45 pm Author: David Misner New Castle, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Davin hosted a roundtable discussion with state and community leaders and business representatives this afternoon to discuss how communities can leverage potential investments and development opportunities related to the new Shell Cracker Plant in Western Pennsylvania. “Our communities should prepare for changes ahead and consider the revitalization needs that will support their future growth,” […]
Release Date: August 18, 2016 3:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Central Garden & Pet Company, a manufacturer and marketer of pet and garden products, will establish a new warehouse and distribution facility in Easton, Northampton County, and create at least 40 new jobs. “Central Garden & Pet Company’s decision to relocate to Pennsylvania was based on an evaluation that included availability of workforce, cost of operations, […]
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. “Through this growth, McCarthy Tire will become one of the top three largest tire retreaders in North America. In addition […]
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 over the next three years. “Cumberland Valley Analytical Services chose to relocate its operations to Pennsylvania for several important reasons, […]
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 250 new jobs over the next three years. Additionally, Manitowoc has agreed to maintain new, and retain its current positions, […]
Release Date: August 9, 2016 2:00 pm Author: David Misner Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today reminded eligible applicants to apply for the department’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). NAP provides tax credits to encourage community organizations to invest in projects that serve distressed areas or support conservation efforts. The program’s application deadline is set for September 16, 2016. “We continually see strong participation in the Neighborhood Assistance Program, […]
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