Corbett Announces 256 New Jobs with Expansion of C3i Facility in Luzerne County
to advance his JOBS1st PA initiative, Governor Tom Corbett today announced
that C3i, Inc. will expand its operations in Jenkins Township, Luzerne County,
creating 256 new jobs in the next three years.
2012, Gov. Corbett launched JOBS1st PA as a
comprehensive roadmap to economic recovery that harnessed the state’s resources
and talents to prioritize private-sector job creation and retention. Today,
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate stands at a five-year low and jobs have been
growing on a consistent basis for nearly four years.
throughout the world are coming to Pennsylvania, and companies who already have
a presence within our commonwealth are growing. We’re seeing this growth right
here in Luzerne County,” said Corbett. “By partnering with companies like C3i,
we are building a stronger Pennsylvania for this generation and future generations.”
C3i, Inc. will
lease approximately 25,000 square feet of additional space at its Jenkins
Township facility to accommodate its growth plans. The company will invest $1.95 million in leasehold
improvements, new equipment purchases, and employee training activities. C3i
will create 256 new jobs in the next three years which will bring its total
employment in Pennsylvania to more than 600.
the job requirements and apply
for the new jobs, go to C3i’s web site (www.c3i-inc.com), click on “Careers”
then click on “Open Positions”
made a major commitment to Northeast Pennsylvania and we will continue to grow
our jobs here as our business grows,” said Joel Morse, CEO of C3i. “The
excellent operational results in our Plains Township call center, which are
directly related to the outstanding labor force in Luzerne County, were one of
the main reasons why we decided to expand operations in the Northeast
Pennsylvania region. We would like to thank Governor Tom Corbett for his
support and pro-business attitude that helped made this move possible.”
received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic
Development including an $115,200 Guaranteed Free Training grant to be used to train
its new workforce. Additional funding offers include a $500,000 Pennsylvania
First Program grant that facilitates investment and job creation and $512,000
in Job Creation Tax Credits.
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. This
project was also coordinated in collaboration with the Greater Pittston Chamber
of Commerce and Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services.
Dave Hanaman, Joel Morse and Diana Kyser in 1993, C3i has grown into the
leading provider of technology support services for the life sciences industry.
Today, C3i serves over three quarters of the world's largest pharmaceutical
companies from global operations centers in North America, Europe, India and
information about Governor Corbett’s commitment to JOBS1st PA visit www.pa.gov.
Caras, Governor’s Office; 717-783-1116
Kratz, DCED; 717-783-1132