Manufacturing Investment Roundtable
Celebrating significant investments in Central PA!
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215 Kreamer Ave, Kreamer, PA 17833 – Snyder County
Kreamer Feed was started in 1947 by WWII veteran George “Bill” Robinson. Kreamer Feed has expanded as a family business over the last 75 years with investments in the staff and equipment to continue to serve their farmers and customers with premium products, two nationwide brands, and exemplary customer service & quality. Kreamer Feed takes great pride in that fact that their quality control program exceeds FDA and PDA regulations and works proactively rather than reactively. Their commercial facility is certified and successfully audited against USDA Organic, Pennsylvania Certified Organic, HAACP, and Safe Feed/Safe Food standards so that they can confidentially market their product as premium. Kreamer Feed has the capacity to produce and deliver more than 250,000 tons per year of specialized feeds.
480 W 5th St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 – Columbia County
Autoneum Automotive North America is the global market leader in acoustics and thermal management. Autoneum is headquartered in Switzerland and is a global leader producing vehicle acoustics, floor systems and thermal management systems for the global original equipment automotive market. Autoneum has 12,800 employees around the world. Autoneum develops and produces lightweight and multifunctional components and systems for noise and heat protection for almost all automobile manufacturers across the world. Autoneum has investing millions in equipment and technology upgrades to their Bloomsburg facility.
336 S. Fraser Street, State College PA – Centre County
KCF was founded in 2000 by three researchers from Penn State University and is on a mission to transform American industry by solving Industry 4.0 problems through the convergence of technology and people. KCF Technologies connects cutting-edge technologies with real world solutions that improve industrial facilities and the communities they serve for a sustainable future. Technologies including KCF SMARTdiagnostics, IoT Hub and sensors. In 2018, with community support KCF Technologies invested $1.5 million to expand their corporate headquarter operations.
1 Lorian Drive, Selinsgrove, PA 17870 – Snyder County
BrightFarms is a leading supplier of locally grown leafy greens and herbs, picked at the height of freshness, and delivered to supermarkets within 24 hours. Each greenhouse uses sustainable farming methods that take advantage of natural sunlight and conserve water. The company uses hydroponic systems with mineral-based nutrient solutions in order to grow its products in a soil-free environment while reducing the overall environmental impact. In 2020 BrightFarms opened its largest greenhouse at 300,000 sq. ft. in Selinsgrove, PA, a $30 million project that created over 50 careers and will deliver over 2 million pounds of fresh, local produce year-round in the tri-state area.
97 Locust Rd, Lewistown, PA 17044 – Mifflin County
121 N Rd, McElhattan, PA 17748 – Clinton County
First Quality is a leading manufacturer of adult incontinence care, baby care, feminine care and household care products for retailers, consumers and commercial industry. Their first multi-million-dollar rail served facility was opened in 1989 in McElhattan with a total of 1.6 million sq. ft. and 1,150 employee members. Their Lewistown multi-million-dollar rail served facility was completed in 2008 and houses automated processes and state-of-the-art machinery with a total of 1.829 million sq. ft and 650 employee members.
#1 Echo Drive, Reedsville, PA 17084 – Mifflin County
Philips is a leading health technology company headquartered in the Netherlands with a proud heritage of ground-breaking innovation that stretches back almost 130 years. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips world-wide employees 81,000 people and has sales in more than 100 countries. At the Reedsville facility which Philips acquired in 1998 designs and manufactures innovative ultrasound solutions technology. In 2017 facility expansion investments were made to provide environmentally controlled manufacturing rooms, a new cafeteria and fitness center and interior renovations. There are 650 employee members at the Reedsville facility.
2093 Old Rte 15, New Columbia, PA 17856 – Union County
GAF is the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. GAF purchased an existing rail served building in New Columbia, PA in 2017 and invested millions in facility and rail improvements to the building creating over 50 quality careers. GAF chose to build a second plant adjacent to that facility in New Columbia, PA because of a talented workforce, excellent rail service and proximity to the highway and their customer base. They are constructing a multi-million-dollar state of the art 430,000 square foot PolyISO manufacturing facility and will create over 35 careers. The facility is under construction and slated to begin operation in 2021.
Looking to expand or relocate your business in Pennsylvania? The Governor’s Action Team is ready to assist you in implementing your business growth strategy.
GAT understands that a strategic investment in your qualified business will not only increase your profitability and strengthen your balance sheet, but will also boost Pennsylvania’s local economies and raise the standard of living for our residents. With direct access to the governor, the Governor’s Action Team will work with you to assemble an assistance package tailored to the specific needs of your business.