Wolf Administration: Poland-Based Manufacturer to Establish Aluminum Can Manufacturing Facility and North American Center of Excellence in Lackawanna County, Create Over 400 Jobs

first_img July 15, 2020 Wolf Administration: Poland-Based Manufacturer to Establish Aluminum Can Manufacturing Facility and North American Center of Excellence in Lackawanna County, Create Over 400 Jobs Economy,  Press Release,  Workforce Development Governor Tom Wolf announced that the CANPACK Group will redevelop a former brownfield site in Lackawanna County, establishing an aluminum can manufacturing facility and North American Center of Excellence.An international manufacturer of aluminum and steel cans and glass bottles for the food and beverage sector and a subsidiary of Pennsylvania-based GIORGI GLOBAL HOLDINGS, INC., CANPACK Group’s investment will create 400 new good-paying jobs for Pennsylvanians.“CANPACK is known throughout the world for its manufacturing strength, and we are thrilled that the company has chosen Pennsylvania for its entry into North America,” said Gov. Wolf. “This company is making a historic investment in Lackawanna County, creating good-paying jobs for hundreds of Pennsylvanians, putting an abandoned brownfield site into productive use, and creating additional revenue for the local community.”CANPACK’s commitment includes the acquisition and demolition of a blighted 1 million-square-foot facility on a 102-acre brownfield site in Olyphant Borough, where it will establish a 908,000-square-foot aluminum can manufacturing facility and operations center, including a customer experience center portraying CANPACK’s R&D and lithographic capabilities, its first in the United States.The company has pledged to invest nearly $366 million into the project and will create more than 400 executive, professional and technical manufacturing jobs within three years. This project marks the ninth largest capital investment in the Governor Action Team’s history, bringing regional executive-level positions and the largest manufacturing project in the Greater Scranton Area since Proctor & Gamble in 1966.“Since we first invested in CANPACK over 30 years ago, it has grown from a single steel food can manufacturing site in Poland to a true multinational packaging manufacturer with nearly 8,000 employees and 28 manufacturing sites located in Europe, South America, India, the Middle East, and Africa. We are extremely excited to bring CANPACK into the United States, the world’s largest aluminum beverage can market,” said Peter Giorgi, president and CEO of Giorgi Global Holdings, Inc. “Despite many attractive locations, we chose Pennsylvania not only because it’s my home and home for many of GIORGI GLOBAL HOLDINGS’ other agricultural and food packaging businesses but also because of the warm welcome we have received from Governor Wolf and the Governor’s Action Team, the Department of Community and Economic Development, the Department of Environmental Protection, Senator John Blake, the Mid-Valley School District, Lackawanna County and the Borough of Olyphant.”“CANPACK is a great company with a phenomenal growth platform and we are absolutely thrilled to be entering the US market where we will be better able to serve our global customers’ beverage can needs,” said Roberto Villaquiran, CANPACK’s CEO. “In addition, investing in the conversion of a brownfield site to a state-of-the-art aluminum can manufacturing facility and operations center, which creates local jobs and benefits the community, is consistent with CANPACK’s focus on sustainability and being a responsible corporate citizen that gives back to the local community.”For this important brownfield redevelopment project, CANPACK received a proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for $6 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Project (RACP) funding. The project 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.“For generations, the site of this development has been a source of income, employment and pride for thousands of Lackawanna County families. I am thrilled that CANPACK is bringing hundreds of much-needed and good-paying jobs back to our region and, specifically to this expansive industrial site in Olyphant,” said Sen. John Blake. “I applaud the Wolf Administration and the Governor’s Action Team for their work to attract CANPACK to our region and for again showing the value of public-private partnerships for our region, our residents and our economy.”The CANPACK Group is a global group of packaging companies with its operational headquarters in Krakow, Poland. The CANPACK Group’s operations include aluminum can manufacturing, glass bottle production, the manufacture of food and industrial packaging, and the production of crown caps. CANPACK’s ultimate parent is GIORGI GLOBAL HOLDINGS, INC., a global holding company with its operational headquarters in Blandon, Pennsylvania and with operations in the agricultural, food and packaging sectors.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED, visit dced.pa.gov, and be sure to stay up-to-date with all of our agency news on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.Ver esta página en español.center_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Aubameyang’s bicycle kick against Olympiacos wins Arsenal award

first_img Loading… Aubameyang drew the Gunners level in style at the Emirates Stadium on February 27 even though they were dumped out of the competition after a 2-1 defeat.Advertisement Promoted Content11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoTop 10 Enemies Turned Friends in TV5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks20 Celebs With Surprising Hidden Talents And SkillsWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowThe 90s Was A Fantastic Decade For Fans Of Action Movies8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical Read Also:Aubameyang battles Calvert-Lewin, Fernandes for Premier League award The 30-year-old accrued 22 percent of the total votes while Mesut Ozil’s strike after a fine team movement against Newcastle United came second. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s stunning bicycle kick against Olympiacos in the Uefa Europa League has been named Arsenal’s Goal of the Month for February.last_img read more

Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma skips training session ahead of Sri Lanka match

first_imgNursing a toe injury, India opener Rohit Sharma skipped the team’s training session and is likely to miss Tuesday’s Asia Cup Twenty20 match against Sri Lanka in Mirpur.His opening partner Shikhar Dhawan did train, so did skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who had a knock during the two-and-a-half-hour net session at the BCB Academy in Sher-e-Bangla Stadium. (Asia Cup: Injury concerns haunt India, Parthiv likely to play vs SL) Rohit, who took a blow on the left toe off a yorker by Mohammed Amir, did not accompany the team for practice as he stayed back in his hotel room.While he is lucky to have escaped fracture, it is highly unlikely that he will feature in the game against Sri Lanka, which might increase the soreness of his left toe.With the World T20 starting in a week’s time, the team management will not risk Rohit, who is one of the key players in the top order.Dhawan, meanwhile, hit the nets but did not have the usual sprightly strides that one normally associates with the Delhi left-hander. He took a few catches, did a bit of shadow batting and was the last one to come out to bat in fading light.For a change, Parthiv Patel got to bat early in the net session right after Raina, Kohli and Rahane.It was also heartening to see Dhoni has a hit at the net session, which he had carefully avoided due to the back spasms.Despite injuries, the mood in the camp looked upbeat as Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Virat Kohli and Team Director Ravi Shastri were seen enjoying a hearty laugh after the nets were over.advertisementlast_img read more