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  • PMEDC News - NEPIRC Plans Supply Chain Forum
    News About PMEDC Members Become a Member Available Properties PMEDC Staff Monroe Citizens Against Regulatory Excess CARE Board of Directors KOZ Keystone Opportunity Zones Pocono Mountains Corporate Center East Pocono Mountains Corporate Center South Arcadia North Business Park Manufacturing and Warehousing Opportunities Directions to PMEDC Our Telecom Projects Contact PMEDC back to PMEDC articles listing NEPIRC Plans Supply Chain Forum Oct 16 Filed under Current Events Wilkes Barre Many companies today are looking to buy American and identify local or reginally based suppliers in place of overseas outlets Yet they are dogged by the question of how to locate and identify those suppliers NEPIRC the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center is bringing Northeastern Pennsylvania companies together to help them achieve their goal NEPIRC is hosting a free Pennsylvania Supply Chain Forum on Tuesday November 10 at the Holiday Inn Wilkes Barre East Mountain The half day event begins with an 8 a m continental breakfast and a Keynote Presentation by Dr Steve Brady titled The Importance of Supply Chain Collaboration Following the keynote NEPIRC Executive Director Eric Esoda and his team will offer a brief primer on the event s operating structure and participating buyers will be directed to their free booths There they will meet in speed dating style 15 minute sessions with prospective Pennsylvania based suppliers in the hopes of matching Pennsylvania companies with local suppliers NEPIRC is a terrific partner for our regional manufacturers says PMEDC Executive Director Chuck Leonard The partnerships sure to be created during this forum are certain to improve our regional economy The event is free but pre registration is required You can click here to register Monroe Proud Member of Penn s Northeast Penn s Northeast the regional economic development marketing organization in Northeast PA encompasses Lackawanna Luzerne Monroe and Wayne Counties

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  • PMEDC News - Capability Statement Workshops Announced
    under Current Events Northeastern Pennsylvania Defense Transition Partnership Capabilty Statement Workshop 8 30 AM to 11 30 AM September 23 2015 Best Western Genetti Hotel Conference Center 77 E Market Street Wilkes Barre PA 18701 September 24 2015 Genetti Ballrooms at Best Western Hazelton Inn Suites 1345 N Church Street Hazle Township PA 18202 Click here to download an event flyer Overview A Capability Statement is a critical tool for contracting Many times it is asked for by government agencies and prime contractors It is a door opener to new agencies proof of your qualifications and past performance A great Capability Statement can set you apart from your competition Attend this interactive class to learn how and when to use a Capability Statement and how to create your own Speaker Bio Gloria Larkin President of TargetGov is a nationally recognized government contracting marketing and business development expert She has been interviewed on MSNBC and quoted in the Wall Street Journal Forbes USA Today INC Magazine Entrepreneur Start ups Magazine and Government Executive magazine Ms Larkin is the author of The Basic Guide to Government Contracting and The Veterans Business Guide How to Build a Successful Government Contracting Business now in its fourth printing Agenda 8 30 AM to 9 00 AM Registration and Networking 9 00 AM to 11 15 AM Presentation Questions and Answers 11 15 AM to 11 30 AM Wrap up Book Signing Registration will be from 8 30 a m to 9 00 a m The workshop will start promptly at 9 00 a m There is no cost to attend this event but space will be limited To register online for the September 23rd Workshop in Wilkes Barre please click HERE To register online for the September 24th Workshop in Hazle Township please click HERE

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  • PMEDC News - Pocono Mountains Economic Development Magazine to Promote the Four-County Pocono Region
    Mountains Visitors Bureau have unveiled the 2016 edition of Pocono Mountains Economic Development a print and digital marketing program that promotes the region s attributes and advantages for business investment and as a place to work and live The print publication whose targeted distribution includes site location professionals and executive decision makers in key industry sectors features dynamic photography graphics and content that highlight the Pocono Mountains region s diverse economy proximity to major markets in New York and Philadelphia and lifestyle advantages that help make it a magnet for highly skilled and educated talent Articles focus on the the region s major industry sectors including life science and advanced manufacturing that leverage the presence of companies such as Sanofi Pasteur whose vaccine production facilities in the region date to the 1897 The region also is home to the Tobyhanna Army Depot which specializes in the fabrication of military hardware used by all four branches of the armed services and a roster of technologically driven manufacturers including fire and rescue equipment maker KME Kovatch The publication also details the region s network of resources that support entrepreneurial growth such as the East Stroudsburg University Business Accelerator and the standout workforce development programs that bring together business industry and higher education partners A key feature of the Pocono Mountains region is its lifestyle amenities including spectacular natural attractions access to high quality health care and a full range of arts culture and entertainment The companion website BusinessClimate com pocono mountains includes exclusive content such as additional photography and information on major employers in the region A digital version of the magazine optimized for iPads tablets and other mobile devices is also available on the site and includes tools to allow easy sharing of content Pocono Mountains Economic Development is published annually

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  • PMEDC News - Harmony Labels Bringing 30+ Jobs to East Stroudsburg
    Regulatory Excess CARE Board of Directors KOZ Keystone Opportunity Zones Pocono Mountains Corporate Center East Pocono Mountains Corporate Center South Arcadia North Business Park Manufacturing and Warehousing Opportunities Directions to PMEDC Our Telecom Projects Contact PMEDC back to PMEDC articles listing Harmony Labels Bringing 30 Jobs to East Stroudsburg Jul 15 Filed under Current Events East Stroudsburg The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority PIDA awarded Pocono Mountains Industries PMI a 500 000 15 year loan on behalf of Harmony Labels Inc a manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels for personal care products The project is expected to create 39 new jobs The Pocono Mountains are becoming a magnet for small and medium sized manufacturers says Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Chuck Leonard PMEDC s sister agency Pocono Mountains Industries provided a 500 000 loan enabling Harmony Labels to purchase this building on Progress Street in East Stroudsburg The new location will eventually employ nearly 40 people We are pleased to be able to support any manufacturing expansion projects along with our Northeast PA PREP partner the Northeastern PA Alliance NEPA who also provided funding for the project We work closely with our partners to package programs together and assist our client base in getting the assistance they need added Leonard Harmony Labels will use the PIDA PMI loan to acquire and renovate an existing 13 790 square foot building in East Stroudsburg Borough An additional 400 000 five year loan at 3 25 percent was awarded for the purchase of new machinery and equipment The project will include repairs to the roof electrical system manufacturing floors and renovations to warehouse and office spaces Total project cost is projected to be 2 500 000 and will create 39 new jobs Monroe Proud Member of Penn s Northeast Penn s Northeast the

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  • PMEDC News - Pocono Medical Center Among Most Improved in 2015 HealthCare's Most Wired Survey
    investing in new opportunities to improve care coordination access to care quality and outcomes through technology states Ferd Feola Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Pocono Medical Center The survey and benchmarking study produced in partnership with CHIME and sponsored by VMware is a leading industry barometer measuring information technology IT use and adoption among hospitals nationwide More than 741 participants representing more than 2 213 hospitals were surveyed The survey examined how organizations are leveraging IT to improve performance for value based healthcare in the areas of infrastructure business and administrative management quality and safety and clinical integration With the rising number of patient data breaches and cybersecurity attacks threatening the healthcare industry protecting patient health information is a top priority for hospital customers said Frank Nydam Senior Director of Healthcare at VMware Coupled with the incredible technology innovation taking place today healthcare organizations need to have security as a foundational component of their mobility cloud and networking strategy and incorporated into the very fabric of the organization As hospitals and health systems begin to transition away from volume based care to more integrated value based care delivery hospitals are utilizing IT to better facilitate information exchange across the care settings This includes greater alignment between hospitals and physicians According to the survey the physician portal is a key factor in strengthening physician hospital alignment We commend and congratulate this year s Most Wired hospitals and their CIO s for improving care delivery and outcomes in our nation s hospitals through their creative and revolutionary uses of technology said CHIME CEO and President Russell P Branzell FCHIME CHCIO These Most Wired organizations represent excellence in IT leadership on the frontlines of healthcare transformation Congratulations to our nation s Most Wired hospitals for harnessing the potential of information technology

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  • PMEDC News - DCED Announces New Low-Interest Loans Approved by Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority
    Dennis Davin announced July 1 2015 that new state investments approved by the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority PIDA will support the continued growth of Pennsylvania businesses that are projected to create at least 105 new jobs and retain 171 jobs PIDA approved 4 5 million in low interest loans for four projects in Berks Bucks and Monroe counties that will generate more than 14 6 million in total investments The projects approved by the PIDA board this month are receiving the critical capital needed to support the growth of their companies said Davin Governor Wolf s proposed budget includes a much needed funding increase to the PIDA program which will provide even more small businesses with the resources they need to take advantage of future growth opportunities In 2015 PIDA has approved million 23 million in low interest loans that have resulted in more than 49 5 million in private investment and supported over 1 100 created and retained jobs PIDA is an independent authority staffed and regulated through the Department of Community and Economic Development The Authority provides capital for building acquisition construction and renovation work machinery and equipment loans along with working capital line of credit loans primarily for manufacturers industrial developers research and development firms agricultural processors and employers looking to establish national or regional headquarters in Pennsylvania The PIDA board approved the following loans for Monroe County at its July meeting Pocono Mountains Industries was awarded a 500 000 15 year loan at 2 25 percent on behalf of Harmony Labels Inc to acquire and renovate an existing 13 790 square foot building in East Stroudsburg Borough An additional 400 000 five year loan at 3 25 percent was awarded for the purchase of new machinery and equipment This will help create a manufacturing facility to

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  • PMEDC News - Kalahari Resorts Opens Indoor/Outdoor Waterparks
    a Member Available Properties PMEDC Staff Monroe Citizens Against Regulatory Excess CARE Board of Directors KOZ Keystone Opportunity Zones Pocono Mountains Corporate Center East Pocono Mountains Corporate Center South Arcadia North Business Park Manufacturing and Warehousing Opportunities Directions to PMEDC Our Telecom Projects Contact PMEDC back to PMEDC articles listing Kalahari Resorts Opens Indoor Outdoor Waterparks Jul 02 Filed under Current Events The long awaited Kalahari Resort Convention center project in the Poconos is opened yesterday in Tobyhanna Township with great fanfare The initial portion of the two phase project includes an outdoor adventure park hotel convention center spa and salon golf course retail shops full service restaurants and indoor and outdoor water parks The 350 millon dollar destination is the Wisconsin based company s first resort in the Poconos PMEDC Marketing Director Michelle Bisbing takes in the spectacle during the grand opening of Kalahari Resorts new waterpark in Tobyhanna Township This is a spectacular project that lives up to the hype says Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation PMEDC Marketing Director Michelle Bisbing But the most exciting part is that this facility is adding jobs at all levels for residents of Monroe County The second part to be completed in March 2017 includes adding 400 guest rooms to the hotel bringing the total number of rooms and suites to 857 Kalahari is thrilled to bring our authentic African resort experience to the East Coast says Todd Nelson owner and president of Kalahari Resorts As the Pocono Mountains property begins construction we look forward to contributing to the local economy and sharing our beyond expectations approach to hospitality with area vacation goers conference attendees and local guests throughout the Pocono region Monroe Proud Member of Penn s Northeast Penn s Northeast the regional economic development marketing organization in Northeast PA encompasses

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  • PMEDC News - Monroe County Reaps $160K in Natural Gas Impact Fees
    Pocono Mountains Corporate Center South Arcadia North Business Park Manufacturing and Warehousing Opportunities Directions to PMEDC Our Telecom Projects Contact PMEDC back to PMEDC articles listing Monroe County Reaps 160K in Natural Gas Impact Fees Jun 12 Filed under Current Events Mladen Antonov AFP Getty Images According to Pennsylvania State Representative Rosemary Brown R 189 Monroe County received more than 160 000 in natural gas impact fees during 2014 Brown s announcement came on the heels of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission PUC announcing more than 220 million in overall Act 13 impact fees The impact fee on the Marcellus Shale industry was created with the signing of Act 13 in 2012 This is the fourth year funding has been allocated Since 2012 the fee has generated approximately 850 million for communities across the Commonwealth The funding is used to repair and maintain roadways and infrastructure ensure availability of affordable housing and protect drinking water supplies In addition counties without drilling receive funding through the Marcellus Shale Legacy Fund This funding may be used for planning and development or rehabilitation and repair of greenways recreational trails open space natural areas community conservation and beautification projects community and heritage parks and

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