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Focus Central Pennsylvania 2020 Industrial Development Forum

June 23 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Investments Driving Smart Economic Growth in Central Pennsylvania                                       Schedule-At-A-Glance  

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 for Central Pennsylvania’s forward thinking economic growth event. If you have a direct or closely aligned vested interest in “industrial” development and growth in the Focus Central Pennsylvania region you must plan to attend. At this forum attendees will hear from experts and regional thought-leaders on industrial development in Central Pennsylvania including public and private investment projects, industry challenges and opportunities for smart economic growth in the river valleys of Central Pennsylvania.

The keynote speaker scheduled is Michael Marr, Business Integration Lead for Shell Pennsylvania Chemicals, to provide an update on the $6 billion dollar “cracker plant” investment project currently under construction in western Pennsylvania. The petrochemical complex will use low-cost ethane from shale gas producers in the Marcellus and Utica basins to produce up to 3.5 billion pounds of polyethylene plastic pellets per year.  Polyethylene is used in many products, from food packaging and containers to automotive components.

With an emphasis on growth in the Central Pennsylvania region in plastics, agribusiness and building products industries, attendees of the forum will receive valuable insights and information on key strategic areas including infrastructure investments, regional company growth project investments, and developer investments, attracting talent, the industrial real estate market in Central Pennsylvania, economic activity and more. The forum provides a tangible, in person opportunity to elevate the activity and discussion of the impact of industrial development here in Central Pennsylvania today and in the future.

The forum is being held on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 from 8:00am to 4:00pm at the Degenstein Campus Center at Susquehanna University located at 514 University Avenue, Selinsgrove PA 17870. This is a FREE event, registration required, made possible by sponsors including Susquehanna University, Grayston Enterprises, DRIVE, LIVIC Civil, SEDA-Cog Joint Rail Authority and Focus Central Pennsylvania. Registration for the event will open March 1st at https://centralpaindustrialdevelopmentforum2020.eventbrite.com/ .

Any questions on the event or interest in becoming an event or exhibit sponsor contact Focus Central Pennsylvania at 844.293.8719 or at locate@focuscentralpa.org.