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.
Pet e-commerce company Chewy, Inc. will invest $25M to create a pharmacy fulfillment center in Pittstown Township, PA.
Ohio-based advanced materials producer Materion Corporation will create at least 65 new jobs in Berks County, PA.
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 has joined Neighborhood 91, a development focused on additive manufacturing at Pittsburgh International Airport’s Innovation Campus.
Upon completion of the $400M phase one, PIDC and Ensemble/Mosaic will have created one million square feet of life sciences space.
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.