News for Immediate
Nov. 4, 2013
Governor Corbett: Pharmaceutical Packaging
Company to Expand in Bucks County; Create 51 New Jobs
Corbett announced today that Nosco, Inc., a supplier of pharmaceutical printing
and packaging, has located its first facility in Pennsylvania and has begun
production at a new facility in Bucks County, creating at least 51 new jobs.
economy continues to grow and manufacturing, an industry once thought to be
lost, is coming back strong,” Corbett said. “Nostco recognized our potential
and selected southeast Pennsylvania to locate its first operations in the
northeast U.S. I have no doubt that with our keystone location and skilled
workers, Nostco will continue to grow.”
operations in the Northeast U.S., Nosco has enhanced a more than 22,820-square-foot
site in Bristol Township to develop an “all-digital” manufacturing facility. The
company is projected to invest nearly $7 million and create at least 51 new
jobs with the project.
in the Northeast have consistently asked that we bring our 100 percent employee-owned
culture closer to serve them with faster cycle times and lower total costs for
packaging components”, said Russ Haraf, President of Nosco. “We selected the site in Bucks County because
of the skilled labor force in Bristol and its surrounding communities, the
wonderful support and commitment we received from the state of Pennsylvania and
Buck’s County, and the proximity to brand owners in the healthcare, personal
care and natural health markets.”
The company received a funding
offer from the Department of Community and Economic Development including a $255,000
Pennsylvania First Program grant and a $22,000 Guaranteed Free Training grant to
be used to train its new workforce.
project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of
economic development professionals who work directly with businesses that are
considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania, in collaboration with Select
is great news for our region. Select is pleased to have helped Nosco come to
Greater Philadelphia by providing a confidential site selection process
customized to meet their needs,” said Select Greater Philadelphia President and
CEO Tom Morr. “As a result, the entire region will benefit from the jobs that
will be created thanks to having Nosco locate here”.
Inc., a subsidiary of Holden Industries, Inc., is a premier provider of
healthcare packaging and serves more than 350 customers, primarily in regulated
industries. With more than 75 years of experience in healthcare packaging,
Nosco brings business resources and technical expertise together to understand
packaging challenges and deliver individual solutions. With a focus on service,
Nosco helps clients improve efficiencies related to supply chain, cycle time
and product launches.
more information, visit Nosco, Inc.at www.nosco.com.
more information about Corbett’s commitment to job creation, visit www.pa.gov.
Roberts, Governor’s Office; 717-783-1116
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