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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|

On-the-Job Training Funds Available to Adams County Companies

Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” In today’s column, I’m happy to share news about an on-the-job training program that actually reimburses employers for up to half of the wages of new employees undergoing training as they acclimate to [...]

By |2019-06-13T10:58:48-05:00June 13th, 2019|Adams County, Partnership, Workforce Development|

Adams County Manufacturers Invited to Join “Next Gen”

Connecting the dots is important. Think back to your grade school days and “connect the dot” puzzles. Before putting your pencil to paper, the paper contained random dots. But once you started connecting the dots by numbers 1, 2, 3, you could start guessing about [...]

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