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Governor Wolf Announces 250 New Jobs with Company Expansion in Franklin County

first_img Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Manitowoc Cranes LLC, a global manufacturer of cranes and lift solutions, will expand its presence in Antrim Township, Franklin County by consolidating an out-of-state site into its site in Pennsylvania — a move that will create 250 new jobs over the next three years. Additionally, Manitowoc has agreed to maintain new, and retain its current positions, for an additional four years.“As a major employer in Franklin County for many years, we welcome Manitowoc’s decision to move its operations, and create more than 250 new jobs to Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “Manitowoc is committed to the community in Franklin County and understands that this is the best location to grow its business and make impactful investments within the region and beyond.”To optimize its manufacturing footprint, reduce costs, and expand margins, Manitowoc will relocate its manufacturing operations from Manitowoc, Wisconsin to Shady Grove, Pennsylvania. The company has committed to an investment of at least $19 million in the project, which consists of relocation and the purchase of equipment to support new product lines. Manitowoc has also committed to the creation of 250 new, full-time jobs over the next three years, and the retention of its current Pennsylvania workforce of 891 employees“After a comprehensive analysis and review of our current manufacturing footprint, coupled with current market conditions, we believe this restructuring initiative will ensure that our business continues to meet and exceed the needs of our customers every day,” said Barry Pennypacker, Manitowoc president and chief executive officer.Manitowoc received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development that consists of a $1.35 million Pennsylvania First program grant.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 Franklin County Area Development Corporation (FCADC).“The Manitowoc decision to consolidate and expand its crane production in Shady Grove is the result of the collaborative efforts of the FCADC, Governor’s Action Team, and SCPa Works, coupled with  Pennsylvania ‘s pro-business climate,” Mike Ross, FCADC president. “Today’s decision stands to have very favorable long-term impacts on our local manufacturing economy.”Founded in 1902, Manitowoc is a leading global manufacturer of cranes and lift solutions with manufacturing, distribution, and service facilities in 20 countries. Manitowoc is recognized as one of the premier innovators and providers of crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry, which are complemented by a slate of industry-leading aftermarket product support services.For more information on Manitowoc, visit www.manitowoc.com.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED, visit dced.pa.gov.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Governor Wolf Announces 250 New Jobs with Company Expansion in Franklin Countycenter_img August 09, 2016last_img read more

ICC World Cup ICC World Cup 2019 | THIS Australian player wants to contribute with ball as well

first_imgMaxwell missed this year’s IPL to prepare for World Cup. Maxwell will be playing his second ICC 50-over World Cup. Australia will play its first World Cup league game against Afghanistan.  highlights New Delhi: The defending champions, Australia has arrived in England for the all-important ICC Cricket World Cup and are working regressively to keep no box unturned. And Glenn Maxwell, who features in the 15-member squad has set his sights on becoming an asset for Australia with the part-time off-spin.Maxwell has averaged five overs per match since Aaron Finch took over as skipper, compared to just 2.4 overs under Steve Smith’s captaincy. He also completed his full quota of 10 overs three times in the recent tours of India and the UAE.       “That’s probably the clarity I have with my role,” the Victorian told reporters here when asked about his role as a bowler. It’s something I did a little in Dubai and India, I started to get a few more overs and get that consistency. To have that continue into my time at Lancashire where I got plenty of time at the bowling crease, you get that rhythm and feel of the ball coming out consistently.”You need that as a part-time bowler to have that consistency and time at the crease. Just get the cobwebs out a bit,” Maxwell added.Maxwell’s effectiveness with his part-time spin can be assessed from the fact that he finished as Australia’s third-most economical bowler in the 10 games against India and Pakistan on the sub-continent. “A lot of the time I bowl I just try and limit boundary balls. If they (batsmen) hit good shots off my bowling then I’m not too fazed. But if I’m limiting boundary balls and giving myself the best chance to squeeze a few dot balls and some tight overs it might create some pressure at the other end,” he said, emphasising his role as a bowler.”I think it’s important for me to bowl in a partnership with someone.” Maxwell has skipped this year’s IPL to play a full season of English county cricket in a bid to regain his spot in the Australian Test side.”It was quite a big decision (missing IPL). But in the long run I would rather be a two-time World Cup winning player than a rich player without it,” he said.”If everything does go well and I do perform well in this, you never know, there might be more cricket in the end,” he signed off. For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more