Governor Wolf Announces New Manufacturing Operation and 65 Jobs in Luzerne County

first_img May 31, 2016 Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that LOOK Trailers, a trailer manufacturing company, will establish a new facility in Wright Township, Luzerne County, and create 65 new, full-time jobs at the site.“This is the seventh job creation project that we’ve announced with the Governor’s Action Team in Northeast Pennsylvania, securing commitment for the creation of more than 860 new jobs in 2016,” Governor Wolf said. “LOOK Trailers is the third manufacturer that has decided to make a home in the region this year and we are happy to add this operation to Pennsylvania’s strong manufacturing base.”LOOK Trailers will establish a new manufacturing operation at an existing 84,339-square-foot building on Oak Hill Road in Wright Township, Luzerne County. The company will invest at least $2.3 million at the new site, where it will manufacture enclosed cargo trailers, and will create at least 65 new, full-time jobs over the next three years.“LOOK Trailers is excited to partner with the Governor’s Action Team and the State of Pennsylvania to bring jobs to Mountain Top Pennsylvania,” said Matt Arnold, President, LOOK Trailers.  “We look forward to providing high quality skilled positions that will boost the local economy. LOOK Trailers is committed to long term growth and investment in our new operation.”The company received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development that includes $130,000in Job Creation Tax Credits to be distributed upon creation of the new jobs and $15,750 in WEDnetPA funding for employee training.The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce.LOOK Trailers, founded in 2010, has been labeled the fastest-growing enclosed trailer company according to Statistical Surveys Inc. LOOK Trailers manufactures a wide variety of enclosed steel and aluminum trailers including cargo, auto hauler, ATV, snowmobile, and race. LOOK also manufactures Pace American and Cargo Express enclosed trailers across four facilities throughout the United States.For more information on LOOK Trailers, visit www.looktrailers.com.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED visit www.newPA.com# # #Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf Governor Wolf Announces New Manufacturing Operation and 65 Jobs in Luzerne Countycenter_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Negrenses warned of 9-12 hours weekend brownout

first_imgThe maintenance aims to ensure thereliability of distribution lines to avoid further serious damage that couldresult to major power interruptions, said Ceneco officer-in-charge JoseTaniongon. On the other hand, the National GridCorp. of the Philippines informed member-consumers of Negros OccidentalElectric Cooperative of maintenance activities on Sunday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.at the Sipalay substation. Roel Venus, chief of CenecoMember-Consumer Integrated Services Division, said the election in District1-Bacolod North, District VI-Bago City and District IX-Silay City will be onMarch 14 while that in District IV-Bacolod East, District V-Bacolod West andDistrict VIII-Talisay City will be on March 21. In another development, Ceneco isscheduled to hold an election for new members of the board of directors in sixdistricts of its franchise area on March 14 and 21. According to Central Negros ElectricCooperative (Ceneco), there will be maintenance activities today from 8 a.m. to5 p.m. at the Sum-ag Feeder 2. Twelve candidates have filed theircertificates of candidacy./PN BACOLOD City – Power interruptions arescheduled today (March 7) and tomorrow (March 8) in parts of Negros Occidentaland this city.last_img read more