News for Immediate
Nov. 5, 2013
Governor Corbett Announces 43 New Jobs with
Blair County Manufacturer’s Expansion
Tom Corbett announced today that Core Label, LLC, a leading manufacturer of
beverage labels, will expand at its current facility in Blair County, adding at
least 43 new jobs.
is the fifth jobs announcement in Blair County this year with the resulting
total job creation for the county projected to be more than 140 new jobs.
administration continues to work with our local partners to bring new jobs to
Pennsylvania – today we celebrate 43 new jobs coming to Blair County,” Corbett
said. “Core Label’s expansion continues the momentum building in the Pennsylvania
economy as businesses continue to grow and more Pennsylvanians are back at work.”
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 the
Altoona-Blair County Development Corporation (ABCD Corp).
Label, a manufacturer of beverage labels, will expand at its current site in Snyder
Township, Blair County. The company plans to invest more than $1.56 million on
the expansion and will create a projected 43 jobs. The company currently has 50
employees at the site.
is refreshing to work with a county and state that are in such unison when it
comes to job- supported business development,” said Don Mader, President and
CEO of Core Label, LLC. “The professionals at the Altoona-Blair County
Development Corporation worked with the talented people from the Governor’s
Action Team to provide our company with much-needed assistance supporting our
The company received a funding offer from the Department of
Community and Economic Development including an $86,000 Pennsylvania First
Program grant, $86,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits and a $40,000 Guaranteed
Free Training grant to be used to train its new workforce.
Assistance also included a $700,000 low-interest loan from the
Machinery and Equipment Loan Fund to be repaid in 10 years.
have been working with the team from Core Label, LLC throughout the past year.
We are extremely excited about today’s announcement and the creation of new
jobs and investment here in the heart of the I-99 Corridor,” said Marty
Marasco, president and CEO of ABCD Corp.
are thankful for the collaborative teamwork from our partners including
Governor Tom Corbett, Governor’s Action Team and the Snyder Township
Supervisors in making sure that this expansion project will occur in Blair
more information, visit Core Label, LLC at www.corelabel.com/index.html.
more information about Corbett’s commitment to job creation, visit www.pa.gov.
Roberts, Governor’s Office; 717-783-1116
Frank, DCED; 717-783-1132