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Adams Commerce Center Milestones

What was once a dream—the Adams Commerce Center—is now a thriving reality. And just as parents raise a child, there were countless people for many years who nurtured the idea of a commerce center and participated in the development of the full-blown, successful economic hub [...]

By |2019-10-10T09:29:15-05:00October 10th, 2019|Adams County, Business Attraction|

Press Release: Alliance Creates Manufacturing Brochure for County 8th and 9th Graders

GETTYSBURG, PA (October 4, 2019) – Adams Economic Alliance is planning for the county’s future workforce by reaching out to Adams County’s 8th and 9th grade students with a brochure touting the benefits of careers in the manufacturing industry. Today is National Manufacturing Day, concluding [...]

By |2019-10-04T06:43:53-05:00October 4th, 2019|Press Release, Workforce Development|

Press Release: Conewago Valley’s New Colonial Career & Technology Center Hailed As One-of-a-Kind

Facility Designed to Equip Students with Skills Transferrable to Workplace NEW OXFORD, PA (October 3, 2019) – The Conewago Valley School District’s Colonial Career & Technology Center (CTC) is being hailed as one of the most innovative vocational facilities in Pennsylvania. That’s because the district’s [...]

By |2019-10-03T08:58:11-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Press Release, Workforce Development|

Press Release: Alliance Helps Manufacturers Secure 57 Low-Interest Loans

Precision Cut Industries, Conewago Township, Adams County GETTYSBURG, PA (October 2, 2019) – Adams Economic Alliance has helped Adams County businesses secure 147 low-interest, fixed-rate loans since 1996—and 57 of those loans have helped manufacturers. This is National Manufacturing Week, designed to promote the industry’s [...]

By |2019-10-02T22:22:40-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Business Financing, Press Release|

Press Release: Adams County’s Food Manufacturing Industry Tastes Success

$580 Million in Economic Impact Annually GETTYSBURG, PA (October 1, 2019) – Adams County’s food manufacturing industry, which produced $300 million in GDP for Adams County in 2018, is one of the shining facets within the county’s manufacturing industry—being recognized during this week’s National Manufacturing [...]

By |2019-10-01T16:22:16-05:00October 1st, 2019|Press Release|

Press Release: Adams Economic Alliance Celebrates National Manufacturing Week

SAY Plastics, located in McSherrystown, Adams County, is an ISO-certified producer of thermoformed plastic components and assemblies. The company’s SAYtooling System effectively re-engineers metal and FRP parts, providing thermoformed, cost effective, plastic designs for a variety of industries. For more information, see sayplastics.com. GETTYSBURG, PA [...]

By |2019-10-02T08:03:33-05:00September 30th, 2019|Press Release, Workforce Development|

Adams County Tech Prep: 25 Years of Workforce Development

Not many people know my career roots are in healthcare. I’ve worked in a psychiatric hospital, a brain injury rehabilitation center and a local long- term care facility.  I loved them all.  My reason to be is people! But then, like many women, my career [...]

By |2019-09-12T06:54:08-05:00September 12th, 2019|Adams County, Workforce Development|

Workforce Development: It’s All About Skills

We know that finding the right employees with the right skillsets can be challenging for many Adams County businesses. That’s basically what workforce development is—ensuring that we are cultivating the skills needed for tomorrow’s jobs in today’s students and residents. In today’s column, I’m going [...]

By |2019-08-08T09:21:58-05:00August 8th, 2019|Adams County, Workforce Development|

Press Release: Alliance Facilitates Loan for Adams County Environmental Testing Company, LABS

GETTYSBURG, PA (August 6, 2019) –Adams Economic Alliance officials announce Laboratory, Analytical & Biological Services (LABS) of New Oxford has secured a Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loan for $338,000 which is allowing the environmental testing company to purchase and renovate an existing Adams County [...]

Top 10 Ways Economic Development Impacts Your Life

If you work in construction, you can point to buildings that you had a hand in creating. If you’re a teacher, your students are living testaments to your classroom lessons. If you work in food service, you can place a delicious dinner, cake, or cup [...]

By |2019-07-11T09:23:44-05:00July 11th, 2019|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

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