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The United Kingdom’s largest kitchen retailer will create a total of 360 new jobs at two locations in Luzerne County, PA. 


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The United Kingdom’s largest kitchen retailer will create a total of 360 new jobs at two locations in Luzerne County, PA. 

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Latest: Wren Manufacturing Picks Pennsylvania For North American HQ, Manufacturing Facility - The United Kingdom’s largest kitchen retailer will create a total of 360 new jobs at two locations in Luzerne County, PA. 

Wren Manufacturing Picks Pennsylvania For North American HQ, Manufacturing Facility

The United Kingdom’s largest kitchen retailer will create a total of 360 new jobs at two locations in Luzerne County, PA. 

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