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Danish company acquires Chambersburg manufacturer

Staff report UPDATED:   12/15/2014 03:09:03 PM EST CHAMBERSBURG >> A Danish company has acquired a Chambersburg manufacturer. Vacon, which makes drives used to control speed in electrical motors, is now part of the Danfoss Group. In September, Denmark-based Danfoss announced … Continue reading

Letterkenny Army Depot gets $16M for expansion

By Jim Hook @JimHookPO on Twitter UPDATED:   12/06/2014 06:47:39 PM EST CHAMBERSBURG>> Letterkenny Army Depot is in line to receive $16 million from the 2015 Defense Authorization bill to expand one of its main shops. Four Pennsylvania projects are listed … Continue reading

Local officials work to protect Letterkenny from future BRAC rounds

By Jim Hook @JimHookPO on Twitter UPDATED:   11/23/2014 05:26:21 PM EST0 COMMENTS CHAMBERSBURG >> Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s latest proposal for another round of base closings has not raised local eyebrows. “In Washington only the administration seems to be talking … Continue reading

Franklin County development official says I-81 expansion needs to be priority

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Posted on Nov 19, 2014by CJ Lovelace CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A top economic development official in Franklin County said Wednesday that traffic congestion and the frequency of accidents on Interstate 81 is getting “out of control,” … Continue reading

Chambersburg IT firm to add 150 jobs

Roughly 150 jobs to be added as part of $2.2 million project By Jim Hook @JimHookPO on Twitter UPDATED:   11/14/2014 05:47:51 PM EST0 COMMENTS CHAMBERSBURG >> A homegrown information technology firm is rooting itself deeper in Franklin County. Global … Continue reading