Articles in the Business Category
Local manufacturer Shippensburg Pump Co. will be featured on Manufacturing Marvels on The Fox Business Network, Oct. 3.
The Shipco Pumps segment can be seen between 9:30 and 9:44 p.m. on the Fox News Business Network.
The production takes a close look at Shipco Pumps dedication to its American employees, manufacturing, and the niche steam condensate and boiler feed pump market the company serves worldwide.
After a brief review of Shipco Pump’s unique history, the segment focuses on Shipco’s diverse product line.
“With leftover skilled workforce in the south-central Pennsylvania region from the closing …
SHIPPENSBURG – A Courtyard by Marriott franchise is scheduled to open near Shippensburg University in late 2014 or early 2015. Shaner Hotels entered into an agreement in June with Shippensburg University Foundation to construct a hotel near the university conference center on Newburg Road.
Shaner Hotels announced on Thursday that Marriott International awarded a Courtyard by Marriott franchise to Raider Capital Ventures LLC, the partnership between Shippensburg University Foundation and Shaner Hotel Holdings.
The hotel will be operated by State College-based Shaner Hotels, which currently owns and manages 40 hotels. Twenty-eight locations …
SHIPPENSBURG — Local manufacturer Shippensburg Pump Co. Inc. (Shipco Pumps®) will be featured on “Manufacturing Marvels” on The Fox Business Network.
The Shipco Pumps segment can be seen between 7:30 and 7:44 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, on Comcast channel 106. Check the directory of other service providers.
“Manufacturing Marvels” is a two-minute segment that highlights key manufacturing businesses with a core focus on maintaining and expanding manufacturing in the U.S.
The production takes a close look at Shipco Pumps’ dedication to its American employees, manufacturing and the niche steam condensate and …
By MARCUS RAUHUT @MarcusRauhutPO
Procter & Gamble will open a new distribution center near Shippensburg, creating nearly 1,000 new jobs.
The company was identified Thursday as the mystery tenant seeking to build a massive distribution center on Olde Scotland Road, Southampton Township (Franklin County).
Construction is expected to be finished by next summer. Once fully operational, the facility is expected to employ four to six Procter & Gamble employees and 900 to 1,000 contractors.
Procter & Gamble spokesman Jeff LeRoy said a contractor has not been chosen yet, so it is too early to …
H&H Chevrolet Cadillac in Shippensburg cut the ribbon on Thursday to a major renovation project. The dealership, which started in 1932, renovated and expanded the showroom and service drives and also added private offices for employees to meet with customers.
The current dealer principal, W. Mickey Nye, is the fourth generation in the business.
Pictured in the front row are Shippensburg University President Dr. Jody Harpster, Mayor Bruce Hockersmith, Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce President Ron Taylor, Len Mielkie of Orrstown Bank, SHAPE Gallery Board Margaret Evans, dealer principal W. Mickey Nye, …
Downtown Shippensburg’s Open House for Business: 2 to 4 p.m. June 11 at 14 W. King St., Shippensburg.
By AMBER SOUTH
SHIPPENSBURG — Led by a new loan program, a conglomerate of Shippensburg business and community organizations has initiated a program to expand the downtown business market.
Rebecca Yearick, downtown manager with Cumberland County Redevelopment Authority, led an event Tuesday to introduce the program and its players. Playing headlining roles in the program are Downtown Organizations Investing Together, an organization made up of leaders and participants of various entities who work …
By AMBER SOUTH
Shippensburg Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a party Monday.
About 100 or so people are expected to attend, and Executive Director Scott Brown hopes the public will make up a good part of that number.
The 75th anniversary is certainly a milestone, Brown said. It is an opportunity for people to understand the role of the chamber in the community and how that role is evolving.
“It’s really key to support what the chamber does in the community, especially in Shippensburg,” Brown said. …
By MARCUS RAUHUT
FRANKLIN COUNTY – The county is considering a tax abatement incentive for a potential distribution center that could create nearly 1,000 jobs.
An unnamed Fortune 500 company is looking for a location to build a new distribution facility, and a site near Shippensburg is in the running.
Southampton Township in Franklin County and Shippensburg Area School District have already approved a Local Economic Revitalization Tax Abatement Act incentive for the proposed site on Olde Scotland Road.
L. Michael Ross, president of Franklin County Area Development Corp., and Michael Alderman, Liberty Property …
Franklin County lawyer Forest N. Myers, owner of the Law Office of Forest N. Myers, Shippensburg, will become the 119th president of the Pennsylvania Bar Association on May 10 at the close of the PBA Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh.
Myers served on the PBA Board of Governors from 2007 to 2010 as the unit county bar association governor. A past chair of the PBA Presidential Strategic Planning Committee, he is a member of the PBA Solo and Small Firm Practice Section and the PBA Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee.
He has been …