CBICC, Sensor Networks, Inc. announce technology company's expansion, job growth plans
On Monday, Nov. 19, the CBICC joined with officials from Sensor Networks, Inc. in outlining the Centre County company's expansion plans. SNI designs, manufactures, sells and installs Internet of Things-based corrosion monitoring solutions for the oil and gas industry. SNI is also a GE Aviation preferred provider for on-wing engine ultrasonic test inspection kits. Having recently hired its 48th employee, Sensor Networks plans to increase employment to 100-125 in three years. To accommodate its growth, Sensor Networks will be looking to invest in a new facility that offers adequate square footage in a concentrated area. READ MORE.
CBICC Vice President of Economic Development Jennifer Myers spoke with the media about the CBICC's role in assisting with the retention and growth of local companies such as Sensor Networks, Inc.
Carbon science center of excellence opens at innovation park
UK-based Morgan Advanced Materials celebrated the grand opening of its first North American Carbon Science Center of Excellence (CoE) on Nov. 15. The research and development facility is located at Innovation Park. CBICC President and CEO Vern Squier was among those who spoke at the grand opening celebration. The CBICC, joined by its Centre County Economic Development Partnership (CCEDP) investors, represented the communities throughout discussions with Penn State and the company prior to Morgan locating in Centre County. READ MORE.
KCF Technologies, Inc. announces state college expansion
On Tuesday, Oct. 30, leaders of KCF Technologies, Inc., along with officials from the Centre County Economic Development Partnership (CCEDP), announced the company's plans to significantly expand its Centre County corporate headquarters operations. The project entails a $1.5 million investment in new downtown State College facility space to accommodate the company's growth. READ MORE.