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Release Date: February 10, 2016 10:55 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Turn 14 Distribution, Inc., a national wholesale distributor of performance aftermarket car parts, has relocated its corporate headquarters and expanded operations in Horsham Township, Montgomery County, a move that will create 197 new, full-time jobs.“Turn 14 […]
Release Date: February 8, 2016 10:16 am Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of 11 projects through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to assist local government efforts in planning and efficiency implementation.“Ensuring that we have a government that works means an emphasis […]
Release Date: February 5, 2016 1:37 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that DeVilbiss Healthcare, LLC, a global manufacturer of respiratory and sleep products, will expand operations in Somerset Borough, Somerset County. The move will create and retain 231 full-time positions.“Manufacturing is the backbone of Pennsylvania, and our partnership […]
Release Date: February 3, 2016 12:27 pm Author: Dan Carrigan 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 support the continued growth of Pennsylvania businesses that are projected to create and retain jobs and support private […]
Release Date: February 2, 2016 7:58 am Author: Heidi Havens Punxsutawney, PA – Pennsylvania’s world-famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, predicted an early spring after emerging from his burrow without seeing his shadow this morning in the Pennsylvania Wilds.Thousands of fans watched as Phil made his highly anticipated weather prognostication, commemorating 130 years of Pennsylvania’s unique Groundhog […]
Release Date: February 1, 2016 11:39 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of $6.6 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for projects in Centre, Clinton, Forest, Fulton, Huntingdon, McKean, Northumberland, Perry, and Potter counties.“It’s important for the commonwealth to […]
Release Date: July 17, 2015 5:15 pm Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Voith, an international engineering and manufacturing company, will establish a Global Business Service Center and Centers of Competence and create 37 new, full-time jobs in West Manchester Township, York County.“Voith has a long history in York […]
Release Date: January 28, 2016 10:23 am Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today unveiled a new Pinterest board dedicated to offering the opportunity to celebrate Groundhog Day from afar with party suggestions bringing the Gobbler’s Knob experience to the comfort of your own home.“We invite everyone to celebrate the 130th […]
Release Date: January 27, 2016 10:07 am Author: Dan Carrigan Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced that $6.5 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds have been approved for Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene cleanup and redevelopment projects in 14 municipalities in Bradford, Columbia, […]
LifePoint Health Business Services to Create 132 New Jobs Release Date: January 22, 2016 11:35 am Author: Heidi Havens Johnstown, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the creation of new jobs and several state investments designed to spur and support community and economic development in the Johnstown area through the infusion of more than […]
Release Date: January 13, 2015 2:16 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that BrandYourself.com, Inc., an online reputation management company specializing in creating, monitoring, improving, and protecting an individual’s online presence, will expand operations and establish a site in the city of Lancaster, a business decision that will create […]
Release Date: January 7, 2016 11:27:15 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today provided a year-end wrap-up highlighting department accomplishments focused on key initiatives aimed at creating jobs that pay through collaborative efforts statewide. In 2015, DCED approved more than $1.3 billion in funding and […]
Release Date: January 6, 2016 2:12 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 support the continued growth of Pennsylvania small businesses that are projected to create 165 new jobs and retain […]
Popular seasonal travel discounts and Facebook sweepstakes available in January 2016 Release Date: January 5, 2016 1:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Tourism Office, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Bed & Breakfast Inns (PABBI), today announced the return of its seasonal ‘Cabin Fever’ promotion available to travelers who are […]
Release Date: December 7, 2015 1:15 pm Author: Heidi Havens Harrisburg, PA – Travelers ready to get into the holiday spirit this season will find yuletide cheer across the commonwealth, thanks to a new list of unique holiday attractions in Pennsylvania. “In Pennsylvania you will find an abundance of postcard perfect, memory making experiences during […]
Release Date: December 4, 2015 10:12 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority’s (PEDFA) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project transaction was selected as the Northeast Region’s 2015 Deal of the Year by The Bond Buyer.Recognized as the largest private activity bond financing of a […]
PIDA Program Offering Competitive Rates Through 2015 Release Date: December 2, 2015 11:56 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger 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 support the continued growth of Pennsylvania small businesses that are projected […]
Governor Tom Wolf today announced his strategic plan for sustained management, maintenance, and development of the Port of Philadelphia. The governor emphasized his key priorities of investing in infrastructure, creating jobs, and keeping Pennsylvania economically competitive.
Release Date: October 9, 2015 8:17 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Adaptimmune Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing T-cell receptor cancer immunotherapy treatments,  will create at least 110 new, high-paying jobs with a new expansion project.“Adaptimmune has shown a true commitment to Pennsylvania, and […]
PIDA Loan Program Currently Offering More Competitive Fourth Quarter Rates Release Date: October 7, 2015 1:10 pm Author: Dan Carrigan 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 support the continued growth of Pennsylvania businesses that […]
Release Date: September 30, 2015 2:11 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Oak Hill Veneer, Inc., a manufacturer of spliced hardwood veneer, will expand its operations in Troy, Bradford County. The expansion will create 73 new, full-time jobs.“Manufacturing has a $79 billion economic impact in Pennsylvania, and is […]
Release Date: September 24, 2015 9:16 am Author: Lyndsay Kensinger Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Cook MyoSite, Inc., a clinical stage biotech firm specializing in human cell regeneration, will expand its operations in O’Hara Township, Allegheny County and will create 64 new, full-time jobs.“Founded in Pittsburgh from research conducted at the […]
Release Date: September 11, 2015 2:16 pm Author: Lyndsay Kensinger O’Hara Township, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today continued his ‘Jobs that Pay’ tour at TruFood Mfg., Inc., a manufacturer of chocolate confections and nutrition bars, to highlight Governor Wolf’s proposals to strengthen Pennsylvania’s manufacturing sector and support small […]