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    affiliates have been in the business of economic development since the mid 1950 s Over the years the organizations have shared many of the same directors In the 1970 s the organizations consolidated under one board of directors created primarily to take advantage of the various funding programs including Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority loans and the Industrial Revenue Bond Program The organizations also have an extensive history in the development and sale of industrial property The first park now known as the Crowe Road Industrial Park was begun in the late 1950 s and was completely sold out before the early 1970 s The park is still home to seven industries that employ more than 1 000 people In the early 1970 s Pocono Mountains Industries purchased 360 acres to develop a new park the Pocono Mountains Business Park adjacent to the largest general aviation airport in the area In order to develop this property a water and sewer system were constructed with the help of the United States Economic Development Administration E D A and to this day is operated and maintained by PMI s sister corporation the Pocono Mountains Industrial Park Authority Phase I of the park houses six companies that include Liz Claiborne Mount Pocono Coca Cola and Monadnock Non Wovens The six companies together employ approximately 650 people New Business Parks In 1990 land was purchased for a second phase of this park United Envelope Corporation currently employs almost 300 people at this location Geisinger Medical Group built a facility here and employs about 50 people There are approximately 104 acres of property remaining in Phase II of the park Phase I and Phase II of the park is now known as the Pocono Mountains Corporate Center South The New Millenium In 1999 Pocono Mountains Industries

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  • PMEDC News
    Warehousing Opportunities Directions to PMEDC Our Telecom Projects Contact PMEDC back to PMEDC articles listing Archive for 2016 NEPA Alliance Offers ITAR Bootcamp on Wednesday New Apr 19 Filed under Current Events NEPA Alliance is offering a valuable two day seminar beginning Wednesday morning The seminar introduces the basics of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ITAR and the Export Administration Regulations EAR so you can enhance your skills and minimize your company s risk This seminar provides essential information that will help you ensure that your State and Commerce license applications are approved with the first submission Read more NCC Offers Veterans Active Duty Servicemen Free CDL Tuition Mar 31 Filed under Current Events Northampton Community College has launched a program which offers veterans active duty servicemen and women and military spouses free tuition for its CDL training program Interested applicants can call 570 369 1885 to make an appointment Read more FREE WORKSHOP Why Selling to the Private Sector is Very Different Than Selling to the Government Feb 23 Filed under Current Events Sign up today for this free class benefiting contractors currently doing business in the Federal Marketplace who need to diversify and sell to the Private Sector It is ideal for business owners marketing and sales teams and business development executives Read more Weiler Corporation acquires SWATYCOMET from Avtotehna Jan 12 Filed under Current Events Game changing combination positions Weiler as a global market leader in abrasives and provides new growth opportunities for SWATYCOMET Read more Pocono Mountains Ski Resorts Expand Offerings Jan 07 Filed under Current Events More snowmaking and more activities welcome 2016 ski season Read more 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 marketing

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  • PMEDC News
    Economic Development Magazine to Promote the Four County Pocono Region Jul 31 Filed under Current Events Program promotes the four county region to site selectors relocation professions and business decision makers Read more 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 Read more Pocono Medical Center Among Most Improved in 2015 HealthCare s Most Wired Survey Jul 14 Filed under Current Events Most Wired Hospitals Focus on Security and Patient Engagement East Stroudsburg Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation s hospitals It is with those qualities in mind that Pocono Medical Center was named as one of the most improved hospital systems in the country according to results Read more DCED Announces New Low Interest Loans Approved by Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority Jul 06 Filed under Current Events 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 Read more 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 Read more Monroe County Reaps 160K in Natural Gas Impact Fees Jun 12 Filed under Current Events Monroe County received more than 160 000 in natural gas impact fees from the Marcellus Shale industry during 2014 Read more Series Highlights Mauch Chunk s Role in the Development of the Roller Coaster Jun 11 Filed under Current Events The Smithsonian Channel debuts a new series this week The first episode of My Million Dollar Invention plays out in neighboring Jim Thorpe and features contributions from the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau The series explores inventions large and small that have changed lives and culture throughout history and the men and Read more Tobyhanna Army Depot Sets Industry Briefing Date May 29 Filed under Current Events Tobyhanna Army Depot long a leader in forging public private industry partnerships is opening its doors to potential partners for two days in June The depot plans to conduct an Industry Day to both small and large business The event will take place at the Tobyhanna Army Depot on June 9th Read more Pocono Health System and Lehigh Valley Health Network to Merge in 2016 May 28 Filed under Current Events Pocono Health System PHS and Lehigh Valley Health Network LVHN recently announced their intention to merge in early 2016 promising

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  • PMEDC News
    curriculum provides entry level and temporary industry workers with a broad awareness on how to recognize and prevent hazards and safety Read more SBDC Entrepreneur Training Set for Thursday Oct 21 Filed under Current Events Entrepreneurs looking for guidance in how to start their own business will get a boost from a workshop offered on October 23 at the Greater Pocono Chamber of Commerce in Stroudsburg During The First Step Starting Your Business aspiring entrepreneurs will learn how to evaluate business ideas develop business plans and Read more Pocono Medical Center to Build New Hospital Campus On 40 Acres in Tannersville Oct 10 Filed under Current Events Pocono Medical Center PMC plans to increase and improve access by constructing a state of the art second campus hospital facility called Pocono Medical Center West on a 40 acre site in Tannersville Pocono Township owned by the Farda Family and DF Pocono Associates L P Pocono Medical Center West will feature an emergency department and in conjunction with its existing ED and Level III Trauma Center will provide facilities sized to accommodate the approximately 80 000 annual emergency visits that make PMC Pennsylvania s third busiest hospital emergency department Other specific plans for the new campus are being finalized Read more Online Broadband and Technology Program Offering Free Courses Aug 18 Filed under Current Events NEPA Alliance announced that the Pennsylvania Online Broadband and Technology Program is offering free online courses Course listings and registration are available at PAOBTT com Read more NEPA Alliance Reduces Interest Rate to 2 on USDA Rural Development Loan Program Jul 28 Filed under Current Events The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance NEPA has announced a reduction in the rate of interest charged for the US Department of Agriculture Rural Development IRP Loan Program The rate will go from 4 to 2 Read more NEPA Alliance Offers Primer on Doing Business with PennDOT Jun 13 Filed under Current Events PennDOT is trying to become more agile in the way it works with Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises On June 19 NEPA Alliance is offering a free training program to help these enterprises get up to speed on registering as a PennDOT business partner and gaining the proper certifications Read more PMEDC Video Series Promotes Local Companies Apr 14 Filed under Press Releases PMEDC s new video series focuses on innovative local manufacturers and PMEDC s ability to assist local companies through infrastructure development grant and low interest loan programs The first installment features East Stroudsburg flavor and fragrance innovator Vigon International Read more West End Employees Come Home to Mobility Manufacturing Facility Mar 27 Filed under Current Events After more than 20 West End residents lost their jobs at a Bethlehem manufacturing facility last year their plant manager reached out to one of their top clients and asked them if they wanted to get into the manufacturing business Today TCI Mobility is poised to be the nation s leading manufacturer of mobility vans and its new manufacturing facility in

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  • PMEDC News
    Pennsylvania Office of Workforce Development is partnering with the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center NEPIRC to host Business Efficiency and Strategy Training to enhance business operations across all industries Additional details and logistics are inclusive in the advertisement below There is no cost to attend registration Read more Recycled Product Manufacturer Bringing New Jobs to Tobyhanna Oct 17 Filed under Press Releases Using an LSA grant to fund construction Waste Not Technologies new manufacturing facility in Pocono Mountains Corporate Center East will create a number of new jobs Read more Kalahari Resorts Convention Center Breaks Ground on Pocono Mountains Resort Oct 04 Filed under Current Events Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett celebrates start of construction on new East Coast African themed resort owned by the Nelson family Read more ESU s Research and Economic Development Offers Entrepreneurship Seminar Series Jul 03 Filed under Current Events Small Business Marketing Boot Camp Business Success Doesn t Happen by Chance Hosted by Karl Sterns President KMS Marketing Solutions LLC Read more Governor s Impact Awards Honors Two Monroe County Companies Jun 14 Filed under Current Events Monroe County s two award winners were Sanofi Pasteur and Vigon International MegaPhase LLC was also a finalist for the Export Impact Award Read more UGI Offers Free Webinar to Local Businesses May 14 Filed under Current Events Local businesses are using Natural Gas to generate heat power and savings Read more MCIDA SHARE of GAMING REVENUES to FUND 12 LOCAL PROJECTS Feb 22 Filed under Current Events Fifteen Monroe County projects will share more than 3 9 million in the latest round of gaming fund revenues generated by Mount Airy Resort and Casino and distributed through the Commonwealth Financing Authority The monies will fund major infrastructure roadway and business support initiatives in Monroe County along with a

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  • PMEDC News
    Division Announces Entrepreneurship Seminar Series Oct 05 Filed under Current Events Co Sponsored by PMEDC Read more Business Financing Seminar Sponsored by Rep Rosemary Brown Sep 28 Filed under Current Events Representative Rosemary Brown invites new businesses existing businesses and entrepreneurs to attend a Business Financing Seminar on Friday October 12 2012 starting at 9 30 am Speakers include Scott Dunkelberger from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development Chuck Leonard from PMEDC Leigh Magnotta from Metro Action Tom Pellegrini Read more Penn s Northeast Holds Fall Festival Sep 14 Filed under Current Events Although the location decisions of relocating firms have generally been driven by factors such as land costs labor costs and access to materials and markets today quality of life for employees is becoming an important factor as well This holds true in particular for attracting knowledge based industries such as telecommunications Read more Public Informational Session Tax Increment Financing Aug 08 Filed under Current Events The Monroe County Industrial Development Authority will present an informational session on Tax Increment Financing for the public on August 21 2012 at 7 p m in the Pocono Mountain West High School Auditorium The session is free and open to the public Read more Vigon Makes Inc 500 5000 List for 5th Year in a Row Jul 20 Filed under Current Events Vigon International Inc a Monroe County company located in East Stroudsburg was name to the Inc 500 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America for the fifth time There are nearly 7 million private companies in America and only the very best are awarded the distinction of being named to the Read more Penn s Northeast Holds Annual Meeting Jul 03 Filed under Current Events Penn s Northeast s mission is to market Northeast Pennsylvania as a region on a national and international level encouraging businesses to relocate from other areas and assist in the growth and development of existing businesses Visit www pennsnortheast com for more information Read more Governor Corbett Distribution Facility to Move to Monroe County Create New Jobs Jun 25 Filed under Current Events Harrisburg Governor Tom Corbett announced today that MIQ Logistics will relocate its distribution facility from New Jersey to Tannersville Monroe County creating at least 80 new jobs within three years My administration is committed to creating a business climate that positions Pennsylvania to compete for new jobs and economic investment Read more Vigon to Receive 25 000 in Economic Development Funds Jun 21 Filed under Current Events As part of a regional initiative to improve the economic future by building partnerships that develop and apply technology for competitive advantage the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania s BFTP NEP Board of Directors approved the investment of 25 000 to automate the Vigon batch record management system and the work Read more PIDA Loan Approved for New Company coming to East Stroudsburg Jun 07 Filed under Current Events Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority PIDA investments approved today will support

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  • PMEDC News
    over at an exuberant tent full of supporters faculty and staff Located on 72 scenic acres in Read more New Cancer Center Closer to Completion after 2 Million Presentation by PMEDC Aug 18 Filed under Current Events Completion of the new state of the art Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at Pocono Medical Center is one step closer after the Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation PMEDC presented Pocono Health System Pocono Medical Center with a check for 2 million to support the project Read more MCIDA SHARE of GAMING REVENUES to FUND 12 LOCAL PROJECTS May 05 Filed under Current Events County receives 50 percent of locally generated revenue Read more Pocono Mountains Industries Welcome Inaugural Membership Group Apr 13 Filed under Current Events Executive Director says new members will energize organization Read more Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport Authority Names FAA Eastern Region Airport of the Year Mar 07 Filed under Current Events At the 30th Annual FAA Airports Conference in Hershey PA on March 2 2011 the Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport was named Airport of the Year for the FAA s Eastern Region Airport Manager Rich Kuban and Board Member Greg Christine were on hand to accept the award The award reads in Read more PMEDC Announces Launch of Smartphone ready Version Feb 17 Filed under Current Events The Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation PMEDC today announced the debut of a smartphone ready app of its Website and commercial property database that is the first of its kind in the region PMEDC Executive Director Chuck Leonard and Board Chairman Michael Baxter were enthusiastic about the launch After a challenging 2010 it Read more New Chairman Selected for PMEDC Board of Directors Jan 21 Filed under Current Events PMEDC and its affiliated organizations Pocono Mountains Industries Monroe County Industrial

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  • PMEDC News
    in PA for 2010 The awards program created in 2000 is one of the first statewide programs of its kind in the country The program is a public private partnership between Team Pennsylvania Foundation Read more Monadnock Completes Phase Two of its Factory Expansion Oct 13 Filed under Current Events The latest phase of development of the Monadnock Non Wovens LLC MNW in Mount Pocono is completed and was officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday October 13 2010 The 7 500 square feet of new space will improve packaging warehousing and shipping activities and completes a three year facility expansion Read more PM Airport Officially Opens Extended Runway Oct 04 Filed under Current Events Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport Authority officially opened its newly expanded runway on September 21 2010 Runway 13 31 now has a length of 5 001 feet This project is critical to the development and long term viability of the Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport because most corporate jet insurers and the Read more Skyline Heights Opens with Ribbon Cutting Jun 10 Filed under Current Events Hamilton Manor a non profit corporation and Monarch Development Group LLC held a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the Skyline Heights Housing Development Wednesday June 9th 2010 on Route 209 in East Stroudsburg Pennsylvania Skyline Heights is managed by the Housing Authority of Monroe County Skyline Heights is an affordable Read more Gaming Revenues to Fund 11 MCIDA Projects May 17 Filed under Current Events County receives 50 percent of locally generated revenue Read more PMEDC Adds Virtual Property Tours to Website Mar 05 Filed under Current Events Corporations entrepreneurs and developers researching Pocono area industrial properties will get a better look at what the region has to offer thanks to an upgrade at PMEDC com the Pocono Mountains

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