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The commercial gene therapy company's state-of-the-art innovation center will be located on Drexel University’s campus in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood.


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The commercial gene therapy company's state-of-the-art innovation center will be located on Drexel University’s campus in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood.

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Spark Therapeutics To Invest $575M In Philadelphia

The commercial gene therapy company's state-of-the-art innovation center will be located on Drexel University’s campus in Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood.

Amazon Plans To Hire 125,000 Employees Across America

Amazon will add the new fulfillment and transportation positions to the 40,000 corporate and technology jobs announced earlier this month.

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Chewy Expansion Will Create More Than 500 Jobs In Pennsylvania

Pet e-commerce company Chewy, Inc. will invest $25M to create a pharmacy fulfillment center in Pittstown Township, PA.

Materion Corporation To Invest $80M In Pennsylvania Expansion

Ohio-based advanced materials producer Materion Corporation will create at least 65 new jobs in Berks County, PA.

Texas Additive Manufacturer Expands To Neighborhood 91

Cumberland Additive will leverage recent growth in the aerospace, defense, and space sectors by expanding at Pittsburgh International Airport's N91 Additive Manufacturing campus.

Rusal America Joins Neighborhood 91 Additive Manufacturing Campus

Rusal America has joined Neighborhood 91, a development focused on additive manufacturing at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Innovation Campus.

$2.5B Development Plan Launched At Philadelphia Navy Yard

Upon completion of the $400M phase one, PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic will have created one million square feet of life sciences space.

Half Of U.S. States To See Minimum Wage Increases In 2021

Many states will make changes to their minimum wage laws in 2021; greatest impacts will be seen in California, Washington and Florida.

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. 

Nestlé Purina PetCare Investing $167M In Pennsylvania Expansion

The national pet food company will add new processing and packaging lines, and 94 new jobs, at its Hampden Township, PA operations. 

Poland-Based Manufacturer Will Create Over 400 Jobs In Pennsylvania

CANPACK Group will invest nearly $366 million in a new manufacturing facility and North American Center of Excellence in Lackawanna County, PA.

Seakeeper Investing $11M To Move Headquarters To Pennsylvania

The boating parts manufacturer will also expand its Berks County manufacturing operations, creating 97 new jobs.

20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

Top Utilities: Power To The People

New electric generating capacity in 2020 will come primarily from wind and solar, with renewables making up 76 percent of the 42 gigawatts that will be added.

UPS To Create 1,700 New Jobs Across Pennsylvania

The package delivery and supply chain management solutions company will invest at least $1.4 billion to expand its operations to four locations in Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh International Airport Creates Epicenter Of Additive Manufacturing

Argon gas supplier Arencibia will be the anchor tenant at Neighborhood 91, the first-ever cluster strategy with a production focus of 3-D printing.

Honeywell Establishes Robotics Innovation Hub In Pittsburgh

The advanced technology center of excellence will help shape the warehouse and distribution center of the future as companies look to automated solutions, software and robotics.

EPA Grants 26 Organizations $5.1M In Environmental Job Training Grants

The environmental workforce and job training grants will help transform economically disadvantaged communities across the U.S. 

Keurig Dr Pepper Creating 378 Jobs In Pennsylvania

The beverage company will invest $219.7 million in a new 1.5 million square-foot manufacturing facility in the Lehigh Valley.

That’s How We Roll Expanding To Pennsylvania

The baked dessert snacks manufacturer has outgrown its New Jersey facility and will create 50 new jobs as it expands its operations to Springettsbury Township, PA.

AirBorn Breaks Ground On Pennsylvania Expansion

The electronics manufacturer is investing $3.7 million in Lake City, PA to double the size of its footprint in Erie County and add up to 249 new jobs.     

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