DCED highlights the $37.6 million investment in nearly 4,300 Northeast PA manufacturing jobs during the operation of two homegrown companies. | So Good News


Governor Wolf’s administration has long celebrated job creation and manufacturing investment.

Tunkhannock, PA – Today, The unwavering commitment of Gov. Tom Wolf and his administration was underscored by Department of International Economic Development (DCED) Assistant Secretary David Briel during a visit to two homegrown companies in northeastern Pennsylvania. Briel in 2022; We visited manufacturers in Wyoming and Luzerne counties on the last day of Manufacturing Week in Pennsylvania, which the governor has announced for October 7-14.

According to the Governor’s Action Team (GAT) annual report for 2021-2022, the Wolf Administration has pledged to create 223 manufacturing jobs in Northeast Pennsylvania. This translates to 48% of jobs created by GAT in this region. During the Wolf Administration, $37.6 million has been invested to commit to creating 4,293 manufacturing jobs in the region through GAT.

“Pennsylvania manufacturers provide goods and services to customers throughout the Commonwealth, the nation and the world,” Briel said. “Celebrating Manufacturing Week in Pennsylvania is a celebration of how the commonwealth effectively tackles all corners of the world.”

Briel visited the following manufacturers:

  • Deer Park Lumber