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4 U.S. tech hubs to watch in 2018 - VentureBeat
The cities that I’ve chosen as ones to watch aren’t necessarily those that are home to the most startup activity. Rather, entrepreneurs, investors, or government leaders in the city have proven nimble in identifying what resources tech entrepreneurs will need to grow in their city. Or they’ve dedicated themselves to becoming leaders in a niche technology sector that they think will revolutionize American life. And finally, many of these cities are also home to a promising number of tech startups.
industry-clusters  Metros  pittsburgh  raleigh  indianapolis  ann-arbor  indiana  Pennsylvania  Michigan  north-carolina  high-tech  innovation-hubs  startup  venturecapital  this-week-409  Around-the-web 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Clothing giant Stitch Fix buys Mohnton Knitting Mills - Reading Eagle
An up-and-coming San Francisco-based apparel company that uses fashion consultants, data analysts and complicated mathematical algorithms to dress its clients, and that had sales of nearly $1 billion last year doing so, now has a foothold in Berks County.
textiles-clothing-industries  Pennsylvania  regional-reports  small-manufacturing  e-commmerce  Around-the-web  this-week-405 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Q&A: Victaulic CEO John Malloy talks about returning manufacturing to the U.S., labor challenges and more - Lehigh Valley Business Cycle
On Monday, Victaulic president and CEO John Malloy announced that the company would invest “tens of millions of dollars” over the next two years building a light assembly operations facility in Lower Nazareth that features cutting-edge technology. It also will upgrade plants in Forks and Lower Macungie and add up to 50 jobs in Forks.

Malloy, who has led the company for more than 15 years, spoke with The Morning Call about Victaulic’s business as well as the present and future state of American manufacturing. Here are excerpts from the interview
backshoring  Pennsylvania  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-405 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Renewable energy jobs bring new life to old coal towns — NewsWorks
For people who remain in these old coal towns, jobs in renewable energy can provide a new way of life. Mine closures reverberated throughout coal communities, putting people out of work in all sorts of related industries, from truck drivers to teachers.
this-week-383  Around-the-web  Matt  energy  renewable-energy  coal  jobs  workforce  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  economic-development 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Made in America Strategies in Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
The long lead time required to ship toys to the United States—coupled with high demand only three months out of the year—was becoming a strain on the business.
backshoring  china  tech-transfer  Pennsylvania  wood-products  Around-the-web  this-week-382 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Life sciences industry growing in Midwest, Philadelphia - SSTI
The Midwest and the Greater Philadelphia region have found pathways to build strong life sciences industries and create environments that provide the necessary risk capital for healthcare startups. These life sciences clusters are driven by leading healthcare companies, high quality health systems, and top notch research institutions as well as strong entrepreneurial support ecosystems.
innovation-hubs  industry-clusters  life-sciences  biotech  regional-reports  midwest  Philadelphia  Pennsylvania  technology-based-economic-development  Around-the-web  this-week-379 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Hon Hai chief confirms $7 billion U.S. investment in works - The Japan Times
The head of Taiwan’s tech giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan’s SoftBank.
this-week-375  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  tech  technology  apple  foxconn  electronics-industry  FDI  location-USA  trump  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  taxes-incentives  energy-costs 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Wolf Administration Approves $15 Million to Support 263 Early-Stage, Technology-Oriented Businesses and Entrepreneurs - PA Department of Community & Economic Development
Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of $15 million in tax credits to support 263 early-stage companies through the Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) Program.
government-policy  taxes-incentives  Pennsylvania  small-business  startup  Around-the-web  this-week-374  economic-development-news 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Ventura Foods Expands Chambersburg Pennsylvania, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
Ventura Foods, a producer of custom and proprietary dressings, sauces, and other flavorings, will expand operations in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. The company plants to create 157 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
LBP Manufacturing Expands Operations In Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
LBP Manufacturing, a manufacturer of fiber and resin based foodservice packaging, will lease a facility in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. The company plans to create 74 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing-automation  food-industry  packaging-industry  jobs  packaging  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
FreedomPay Relocates Headquarters To FMC Tower In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Area Development
FreedomPay, Inc., a global leader in payment and commerce technologies, relocated its headquarters to 24,799 square feet of leased space at Brandywine Realty Trust’s newly developed FMC Tower at Cira Centre South, in the University City section of downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Philadelphia  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  ecommerce  financial-industry  financial-services  high-tech  tech  technology  headquarters 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Sterling Technologies Expanded Operations In Lake City, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Sterling Technologies, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of rotationally molded plastic products, will expand operations at its existing facility at its operations center, 10047 Keystone Drive in Lake City, Erie County, Pennsylvania. The company plans to create 66 new full-time jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  plastics  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Coal Comeback? This Mining Company Already Pivoted to Gas - WSJ
On the campaign trail Donald Trump promised “coal is coming back,” and the president-elect vowed to roll back environmental regulations he blames for hamstringing miners.
Around-the-web  Matt  coal  mining  energy  natural-gas  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pittsburgh  environment  clean-energy 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Outerwear Company evolves Into Woolrich International With Mill In Woolrich, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Woolrich Inc., America's oldest outdoor clothing company and one of the world's leading manufacturers of outdoor lifestyle apparel with a mill in Pennsylvania, and Woolrich Europe, licensee of the trademark for Europe and Asia, owned by W.P. Lavori in Corso, agreed to merge into Woolrich International.
area-development-news  Matt  site-selection  economic-development  textiles-clothing-industries  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Mission Critical Solutions Expands Manufacturing Complex In Alum Bank, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Mission Critical Solutions, an ISO-certified engineering, fabrication, and machining services company, will expand its operations in Alum Bank, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  machinery  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Targeted Pet Treats Expands Warren, Pennsylvania, Production Plant - Area Development
Targeted Pet Treats will invest $3.4 million to expand operations at its existing facility in Warren, Pennsylvania. The company plans to create 115 new, full-time jobs over the next three years and retain 146 existing employees statewide.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pet-industry  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Lehigh Valley’s Water Quality Vital to Food and Beverage Companies - Area Development
Companies like Coca-Cola and Ocean Spray among others that rely on the quality of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania’s water supply in their processing plants.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  food-industry  food-processing  lehigh-valley  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  Matt  beverage-industry  water-availability 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Berlin Packaging Expands Manufacturing-Warehousing With Clinton, Pennsylvania, Facility - Area Development
Berlin Packaging, a full-service supplier of plastic, glass, and metal containers and closures, is tripling the size of its Pittsburgh operations through the opening of a new, integrated warehouse and assembly facility at 2300 Sweeney Drive, Clinton, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  warehouse-facility  warehousing  packaging  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Champion Modular To Repurpose Manufacturing Plant In Susquehanna Township, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Champion Modular, Inc., a custom producer of homes and commercial structures, will purchase and reopen a vacant manufacturing facility in Susquehanna Township, Juniata County, Pennsylvania. The company plans to create 246 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Involta Plans Data Center In Armstrong County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Involta LLC plans to build a data center at Northpointe Business Park in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. UPMC, a leading integrated healthcare provider and insurer, will be the anchor tenant.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  data-center-insider  high-tech  technology  tech 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Whirlpool Corporation Expands Facilities In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Metro Area - Area Development
Whirlpool Corporation is upgrading its operations near Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The company will construct a new regional distribution center in New Kingstown, part of the Harrisburg Metro Area.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  distribution-facility 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Almac Group Expands Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Facilities - Area Development
Almac Group, Inc., a global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organization based in Northern Ireland, will expand operations at its existing U.S. headquarters in Souderton, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The company will double its physical presence in nearby Lansdale, creating 312 new jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pharmaceuticals  bioscience  manufacturing  FDI  ireland  headquarters  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Qorpak Unveils Warehouse-Assembly Complex In Clinton, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Qorpak, a division of Berlin Packaging and a provider of laboratory containers and supplies, opened its new warehouse and assembly operation in the Pittsburgh suburb of Clinton, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  packaging  warehouse-facility  packaging-industry  warehousing 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Are America's Small Towns Really Struggling? - The Atlantic
Atlantic national correspondent James Fallows and contributing writer Deborah Fallows travelled to Pennsylvania, California, and Kansas to understand what transformations were happening in various industries. “These perceived weaknesses are actually our strength,” says one young resident of Erie, Pennsylvania.
rural-economic-development  u.s.-manufacturing  Around-the-web  Pennsylvania  california  Kansas  this-week-368 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
LOOK Trailers Expands Manufacturing Facility In Luzerne County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
LOOK Trailers, a trailer manufacturing company, opened its new production facility at an existing 84,339-square-foot building on Oak Hill Road in Wright Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The company plans to create 65 new, full-time jobs at the site.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
MNG Direct Consolidates Operations In Bensalem, Pennsylvania - Area Development
MNG Direct, a multichannel marketing solutions company, will consolidate its operations from three locations to its headquarters in Bensalem, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The move is expected to create 57 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  marketing  headquarters  jobs  bioscience  pharmaceuticals  biotech 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Eldorado Stone To Locate Production Hub In Franklin County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Eldorado Stone, a Headwaters Company that manufactures architectural stone veneer, will consolidate its Greencastle-based manufacturing facility and Hagerstown, Maryland-based distribution facility into a new dual-purpose site in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. The move will create 57 new jobs over the next three years in Antrim Township.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  stone  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Continental Carbonic Products To Locate Liquid Carbon Dioxide Facility In Clearfield County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Continental Carbonic Products, Inc., a producer and distributor of solid and liquid carbon dioxide and dry-ice blasting machines, will establish a facility in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania. The move is expected to create 60 new, full-time jobs during the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing-automation 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Aramark To Relocate World Headquarters To Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, will locate its new world headquarters at 2400 Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  Philadelphia  food-industry  headquarters  world-headquarters  facilities-management 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Retal PA Plans Manufacturing Plant-Headquarters In Washington County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Retal PA, an international plastics packaging manufacturer, is constructing a production facility in Donora Borough, Washington County, Pennsylvania. The company plans to create 88 new, high-paying jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  manufacturing  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  jobs  plastics  packaging  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
The York Group Expands York County, Pennsylvania, Operations - Area Development
The York Group, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of funeral caskets and related products, will invest $6 million to expand its operations complex in York County, Pennsylvania. The expansion will create 60 jobs during the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
The Reshoring Challenge: Why and How CEOs are Moving Jobs Back to America - Chief Executive magazine
Don Rongione, CEO of Bollman Hat Co. in Adamstown, Pennsylvania, had a unique ally in his effort to shift hat production from China to Pennsylvania—famed actor Samuel L. Jackson, who, along with other Hollywood stars, was a fan of the company’s Kangol 504 woolen knit cap.
backshoring  textiles-clothing-industries  Pennsylvania  Around-the-web  this-week-361 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
Pennsylvania tax incentive plan played major role in luring Shell cracker plant - TribLIVE
Almost four years after he signed a tax incentive bill meant to lure Royal Dutch Shell to Pennsylvania, former Gov. Tom Corbett awoke Tuesday to a phone call telling him the energy giant will build a petrochemical plant in Beaver County expected to create thousands of jobs.
Pennsylvania  natural-gas  Shell  energy  taxes-incentives  Around-the-web 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Beaver County 'upskills' to prepare for Shell plant — NewsWorks
While job opportunities in the 10-county Pittsburgh region are increasing, the workforce is struggling to keep pace — even before the Shell jobs became a possibility.
this-week-356  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  workforce-development  workforce-training  jobs  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  energy  shell  economic-development  site-selection  pittsburgh 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Shell Chemical Appalachia To Build Major Petrochemical Plant Complex Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC will invest in building a major petrochemical complex, comprising an ethylene cracker with polyethylene derivatives unit, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  chemicals-industry  pittsburgh  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  shell 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Nihon Kohden Locates Technical Support Call Center In Allentown, Pennsylvania - Area Development
A leading Japan-based manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipment, Nihon Kohden is enhancing its support of customers across the U.S. by opening a technical support call center in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  Japan  location-USA  FDI  medical  call-centers 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
C&J Industries Expands Production Center In Meadville, Pennsylvania - Area Development
C&J Industries, a privately held custom injection molder and medical device contract manufacturer, is expanding capacity and adding new technology at its manufacturing center in Meadville, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  medical-device  medical  manufacturing 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Pennsylvania Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Taxes & The Economy - Tax Foundation
This chart book aims to help readers understand Pennsylvania’s overall economy and tax system from a broad perspective. It also provides detailed illustrations of each of Pennsylvania’s major taxes—individual income taxes, business taxes, sales and excise taxes, and property taxes—to help make the complicated task of understanding the state’s tax code a bit easier.
taxes-incentives  regional-reports  industry-organizations  Pennsylvania  Around-the-web  state-resources  this-week-353 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Lubrizol Corporation's LifeSciences Expands Manufacturing At Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Production Center - Area Development
Lubrizol Corporation's LifeSciences, the leading contract development and manufacturing organization for complex drug products, is adding commercial drug product manufacturing capacity at its Particle Sciences facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  life-sciences  bioscience  medical-device  pharmaceuticals 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
How Three U.S. Cities Are Building on Public/Private Partnerships - Urban Land Magazine
Metropolitan areas across the United States—including Greenville, South Carolina; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and Cincinnati, Ohio—have taken control of their destiny and successfully transformed themselves.
public-private-partnerships  economic-development-news  capital-access  Around-the-web  this-week-351  government-policy  Pennsylvania  south-carolina  ohio 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
BNY Mellon Opened Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Innovation Center - Area Development
BNY Mellon, a global investments company, opened its newest 32,000-square-foot center Innovation Center, located at 500 Grant Street on the firm’s campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The new location, uses leading-edge design and functionality to optimize collaboration between BNY Mellon's global technology and business functions, and increase speed to market for new client solutions.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  innovation-centers 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
GSI Health Opens Headquarters In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Area Development
GSI Health, a leading healthcare technology company, opened its new headquarters in Center City at the BNY Mellon Center. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Situated on the building's top floor with 360-degree views of the city, the new offices will support GSI Health's continuing innovation and a planned 50 percent head count growth in 2016, primarily in software engineering and other technical positions.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  Philadelphia  mid-atlantic  headquarters  healthcare  technology 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Electronic Fluorocarbons Constructing Manufacturing-Purification Facility In Hatfield Township, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Electronic Fluorocarbons, a leading provider to the semiconductor industry of Electronic Specialty Gases, packaged and purified to the highest specifications, reported that construction is “well underway” on their state-of-the-art manufacturing and purification facility on a 15 acre greenfield site in Hatfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  manufacturing  electronics-industry  high-tech  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
GE Opens Additive Manufacturing Center Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
GE opened its Center for Additive Technology Advancement, located at Chapman Westport near Pittsburgh, in Findlay Township, Pennsylvania. CATA will serve as its flagship center for additive manufacturing, focused on developing and implementing industrial applications for all GE businesses.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pittsburgh  GE  general-electric  additive-manufacturing  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
Inside The Crayola Crayon Factory - IMPO
A tour around the Easton, Pennsylvania, facilities provides a glimpse into how the famous crayons are made.
this-week-344  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Colorcon Inc. Expands Through Pharmaceutical Sugar Spheres Product Line Addition
Colorcon, Inc., with Global Headquarters in Harleysville, Pennsylvania, expanded its operations through acquisition of the Pharmaceutical Sugar Spheres product line of Paulaur Corporation, a manufacturer of specialty sugar-based ingredients located in Cranbury, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  bioscience  pharmaceuticals  new-jersey 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Mid-Atlantic Region Retaining & Growing Jobs Through Diversification
The Mid-Atlantic States are putting measures in place to retain their traditional manufacturing jobs, while also securing investments in pharma, wellness-based food, and other emerging sectors.
area-development-features  regional-reports  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  Delaware  new-york  new-jersey  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  maryland  pharmaceuticals  food-industry  food-processing  side-insider-1-20-16 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
L'Oreal USA Expands Distribution Network With A Facility In Reading, Pennsylvania - Area Development
L'Oreal USA, the largest subsidiary of L'Oreal S.A., the world's leading beauty company, signed an agreement to acquire key assets from Raylon Corporation, a full-service, family-owned wholesale distributor headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  consumer-goods 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
Robert Bosch To Open Its Technology Center In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Robert Bosch LLC, a leading global supplier of technology and services, will open a 51,667-square-foot technology center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pittsburgh  technology  technology-center  tech  high-tech 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Workspace Property Trust Acquires 2.37 Million Square Foot Corporate Complex In Horsham, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Workspace Property Trust, a privately-held real estate investment firm led by Thomas Rizk, Roger Thomas and Howard Sipzner, purchased 41 office and flex buildings in Horsham, Pennsylvania. The buildings were bought from Liberty Property Trust for approximately $245.3 million.
Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  area-development-news  Matt  real-estate  CRE  office-market 
december 2015 by areadevelopment
Food & Beverage Processing Firms Drawn By the Right Mix of Assets in Lehigh Valley, PA - Area Development
The Lehigh Valley provides a central location with a well-developed transportation infrastructure, a low cost of doing business, and the availability of agricultural products to today’s innovative food processors that are catering to the changing demands of consumers.
area-development-features  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  beverage-industry  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  lehigh-valley  agriculture  agribusiness 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Bechtel To Construct Electric Generation Plant In Snyder County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, has been selected by Panda Power Funds to build a new 1,124-megawatt combined-cycle, electric generating facility in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. The project is one of the largest coal-to-natural gas power site conversion projects in the United States.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  energy  natural-gas 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Nine Business Expand With Low-Interest Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Loans - Area Development
More than $10 million in low-interest loans were approved for nine projects through a Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority program. Projects approved in Allegheny, Berks, Chester, Columbia, Dauphin, Lancaster, Westmoreland, and York counties will generate more than $37.6 million in total investments and create at least 54 jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Adaptimmune Therapeutics Plans U.S. Headquarters-Clinical Operations Center In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Adaptimmune Therapeutics plc., a British-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the use of T-cell therapy to treat cancer, plans to locate its U.S. headquarters and clinical operations in a newly developed facility to be constructed at The Navy Yard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  FDI  location-USA  Pennsylvania  Philadelphia  mid-atlantic  bioscience  biotech  life-sciences  headquarters  medical  cancer  manufacturing 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
UNIVERSITY PARK: Penn State’s Applied Research Lab celebrates 70 years - CentreDaily.com
ARL is one of just 13 University Affiliated Research Centers in the country, and of just five that work with the Navy. UARCs are a special category of college research organizations maintaining a “long-term strategic relationship” with the U.S. Department of Defense. Those relationships don’t get much longer in term than Penn State’s.
applied-research  research-commercialization  research&development  university-economic-development  Pennsylvania  Around-the-web  defense-sector  this-week-325 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
Oak Hill Veneer, Inc Expands Its Manufacturing Center In Troy, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Oak Hill Veneer, Inc., a manufacturer of spliced hardwood veneer, will expand its operations in Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. The expansion will create 73 new, full-time jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  manufacturing  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
CookMysoSite Expands Operations In O’Hara Township, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Cook MyoSite Inc., a clinical stage biotech firm specializing in cell regeneration, will invest at least $26 million to expand its operations center in O’Hara Township, Pennsylvania. The company plans to create 64 jobs in Allegheny County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  bioscience  biotech  life-sciences  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Axalta Coating Systems Locates Innovation Center at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Navy Yard - Area Development
Axalta Coating Systems, a global developer of coatings and application tools, will establish a research and development Global Innovation Center at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, creating 190 jobs in Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  innovation-centers  Philadelphia  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Alcoa Invests $60 Million To Expand Its R&D Technical Center near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Lightweight metals leader Alcoa will invest $60 million to expand its R&D Technical Center center near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The investment will accelerate the development of advanced 3D-printing materials and processes.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  pittsburgh  3D-printing  metal-industry  metal  Aerospace  automotive-industry  advanced-industries 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Pennsylvania’s Industrial Development Authority Grants Spark Expansion Projects In Four Counties - Area Development
Pennsylvania’s Industrial Development Authority approved state loans designed to spark $13.32 million worth of expansion projects in Allegheny, Lancaster, Berks and Lebanon counties.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Penn Stainless Products Eyes Completion of Distribution-Transfer Facility In Mercer County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Penn Stainless Products, a full-service distributor and processor of stainless steel products, has nearly completed construction of its new 35,000-square foot distribution and transfer facility in Jackson Center, Mercer County, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  steel-industry 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Changing Skyline: It's what makes Subaru a tax dodge - www.philly.com
Over the years, New Jersey officials have come up with one scheme after another to revive Camden, the state's poorest city. First, there was the entertainment zone along the Delaware waterfront.
this-week-320  Around-the-web  Matt  new-jersey  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  automotive-industry  subaru 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
Bollman Hat Company Expands Operations In Adamstown, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Bollman Hat Company, the oldest hat maker in the U.S., will expand its operations in Adamstown, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The expansion will create 41 new, full-time jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
august 2015 by areadevelopment
JLE Industries Plans Corporate Headquarters In Dunbar Township, Pennsylvania - Area Development
JLE Industries, a transportation and logistics company serving the energy and infrastructure industries, will invest more than $9 million to acquire and refurbish a 50,000 square foot facility to serve as its corporate headquarters in Dunbar Township, Pennsylvania. The company plans to create 80 jobs in Fayette County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  headquarters  logistics  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Secant Medical Relocates Corporate Headquarters To Telford, Pennsylvania - Area Development
A business unit of British-Based Fenner PLC that designs and manufactures biomedical textiles and other structures for medical devices, Secant Medical relocated its corporate headquarters to 551 East Church Avenue in Telford, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  headquarters  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  bioscience 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
Apio Inc. Plans $21 Million Expansion In York County, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Apio, Inc., a specialty food processor, will expand its manufacturing and distribution plant in Penn Township, York County, Pennsylvania. The company plans to invest more than $21 million on the project, and has also committed to the creation of 256 full-time jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  food-processing  distribution-facility  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  jobs  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
FirstEnergy Corp. Opens Machine Shop-Mobile Maintenance Headquarters In Canonsburg, Pennsylvania - Area Development
FirstEnergy Corp. opened its new Central Machine Shop and Mobile Maintenance Headquarters in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. The facility provides a central location to effectively and efficiently repair equipment used at the company's electric generating plants in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, supporting the safe and reliable operation of these facilities.
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june 2015 by areadevelopment
Great Dane Invests $11 In Ralpho, Township, Pennsylvania, Manufacturing Facility - Area Development
Great Dane, a leading manufacturer of dry van, flatbed and refrigerated semi-trailers, will establish a new facility at the former Fleetwood RV site, creating 150 new jobs in Ralpho Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  manufacturing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
2015 Gold & Silver Shovel Awards: California, Florida, New York and Pennsylvania Awarded Silver Shovels - States with Populations over 12 Million - Area Development
As much as many CEOs bash California’s business environment, it retains a certain momentum in economic development because of its geographic size, its large population, its location on the West Coast, and the inexorable dynamism of some of its main industries, including digital technology, movie-making, and raising most of America’s fruits and vegetables.
shovel-awards  area-development-features  Matt  california  pacific-states  Florida  south-atlantic  new-york  mid-atlantic  Pennsylvania  site-selection 
june 2015 by areadevelopment
Veteran-Owned Small Company Aims to 'Bring Manufacturing Back to the USA' - StateCollege.com
“As it turns out, if you build a quality product and deliver it when you say you’re going to, then people will keep making orders."
That simple equation – quality plus reliability – seems to be the secret to the rapid growth of Homeland Manufacturing Services.
u.s.-manufacturing  small-manufacturing  small-business  Pennsylvania  this-week-307  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Canada-Based SunOpta Invests More Than $32 Million To Expand Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Manufacturing Plant - Area Development
SunOpta, Inc., a Canada-based manufacturer of flexible pouches for healthy snacking and baby food, will expand its existing manufacturing facility in Upper Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The project is expected to create at least 53 jobs and retain 52 jobs over the next three years.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  jobs  FDI  location-USA  food-processing  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  manufacturing  lehigh-valley 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
All Fresh Farms Plans Greene Township, Pennsylvania, Production Facility - Area Development
All Fresh Farms, an indoor hydroponic production and packaging operation that specializes in growing lettuce mixes, kales, and basil, will establish a new facility in Greene Township, Pike County, Pennsylvania. The project is expected to create at least 200 new jobs.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  jobs  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  taxes-incentives-grants-loans  food-processing  agriculture 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Jones Lang LaSalle Invests $5 Million To Expand Into Tower Two-Sixty In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Jones Lang LaSalle, an integrated commercial real estate and investment management firm, will relocate and expand its operations by serving as the primary tenant at the newly constructed Tower Two-Sixty in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The move will create 115 new jobs over three years in Allegheny County.
economic-development  site-selection  Matt  jones-lang-lasalle  consulting  jobs  pittsburgh  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
CLO Marken Opens Warehouse Complex-Operations Center In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Marken, a Clinical Logistics Organization, opened its newest operations office and warehouse complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The hub is the newest addition to Marken's global drug distribution network, designed to enable the distribution of clinical trial supplies within all temperature ranges for clients with manufacturing or packaging facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Philadelphia  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  bioscience  manufacturing 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
LDProducts.com Opens Mountville, Pennsylvania, Fulfillment Center - Area Development
A leading e-commerce provider of ink cartridges, toner and office supplies, LDProducts.com opened its second fulfillment center in Mountville, Pennsylvania. This new location complements the company's main warehouse facility in Long Beach, California.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  fulfillment-center  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  california  pacific-states  e-commmerce 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Universal Pasteurization Company Invests More Than $10.8 Million In East Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Universal Pasteurization Company, a provider of high pressure processing and cold storage services to domestic food manufacturers, is investing more than $10.8 million to establish a 170,000 square foot facility at 8 Lee Boulevard in East Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania. The move is expected to create more than 50 new jobs in Chester County.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  jobs  food-industry  manufacturing  incentives-taxes-grants-loans 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
North American Specialty Products Opens Material Science Laboratory in Leola, Pennsylvania - Area Development
North American Specialty Products, a Westlake company, is celebrating the opening of a new Material Science Laboratory in Leola, Pennsylvania. Housed in the company's Leola manufacturing facility, the laboratory will be used for material development, product testing and process optimization.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  matt  manufacturing  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic 
april 2015 by areadevelopment
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