Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Pennsylvania (PA) articles below.
The national pet food company will add new processing and packaging lines, and 94 new jobs, at its Hampden Township, PA operations.
CANPACK Group will invest nearly $366 million in a new manufacturing facility and North American Center of Excellence in Lackawanna County, PA.
The boating parts manufacturer will also expand its Berks County manufacturing operations, creating 97 new jobs.
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.
The industrial gas company's new Lehigh Valley headquarters will take advantage of sustainable technologies and reduce operating costs.
Workforce training is still job one for locations vying to compete for high-tech projects, but talent acquisition—a.k.a. recruiting—now is a critical component for success.
The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company will establish an additional ATC research facility which will be used for testing self-driving cars.
Economic developers can leverage the benefits of FTZs to attract jobs and investment, while facilitating maintenance and expansion of their industrial base.