Nestle waters considering centre county sites for new $50 million bottling facility
Jan. 3, 2018 -- Working together with the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County/Centre County Industrial Development Corporation, Nestle Waters has identified Centre County as a potential location for its third Pennsylvania bottling facility. Read more.
Jennifer myers named chair of focus central pa board of directors
Jennifer Myers (center), Vice President of Economic Development for the CBICC, was named chair of the Focus Central Pennsylvania Board of Directors for 2018. Myers will help lead Focus' mission to attract quality capital investment and career opportunities in the heart of Pennsylvania. Read more.
Ground broken for new economic development project at innovation park
On Friday, June 9, 2017, ground was broken at Innovation Park for a new building that will house UK-based Morgan Advanced Materials' new Carbon Science Center of Excellence (COE). The facility will be the company's first COE in North America. Read more.
CBICC joins state dced at medtech industry event
In June, CBICC Vice President of Economic Development Jennifer Myers recently represented Centre County at MD&M East, the world's largest MedTech event on the East Coast. This conference was an opportunity to connect with engineers and executives, as well as hundreds of leading medical device and related suppliers.
The summer 2017 issue of the CBICC's economic development newsletter -- Front & Centre -- is now available. Front & Centre covers news and information from the Centre County Economic Development Partnership. Read the newsletter.
business and industry partnership visits sparking constructive dialogue on business needs
The CBICC's Business and Industry Partnership continues to meet with local companies as part of the Chamber's business retention efforts. CBICC Economic Development Vice President Jennifer Myers said the initial meetings have been well-received and are revealing the unique needs and concerns of Centre County businesses -- from transportation safety concerns and workforce development needs to potential impediments to growth. "These visits are mutually beneficial," Myers said. "We are learning more about the issues of importance to a diverse cross section of individual companies. In turn, these companies are left with a better understanding of how the CBICC can be of assistance to them, and that we are a valuable resource partner." More information about the partnership is available here. To schedule a visit with a Business and Industry Partnership team, email Jennifer@cbicc.org.