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Y.B. Welding outgrows shop in Chambersburg

By Jim Hook In little more than a decade Y.B. Welding has outgrown its fabrication shop at 1005 S. Main St. The homegrown company plans hire an additional five to 10 people after completing a 23,960 square foot expansion. “We’re … Continue reading

Pa. lawmakers tour, listen to operators at Manitowoc, Volvo plants

Posted on Apr 23, 2015by Jennifer Fitch SHADY GROVE, Pa. — Manitowoc Cranes opened its doors to several Pennsylvania lawmakers on Thursday, showing off facility and technological improvements made in recent years at the crane-manufacturing plant. Michael A. Reed, vice … Continue reading

Franklin Co. seeing manufacturing growth from international companies

Posted on Apr 4, 2015 by Jennifer Fitch WAYNESBORO, Pa. — When a couple international companies made commitments to open manufacturing plants in Franklin County, Pa., during the worst period of the United States’ most recent recession, they ended up … Continue reading

Architect unveils plans for former Central Junior High

CHAMBERSBURG >> The first phase of redevelopment of the former Chambersburg Central Junior High School may be finished as early as next year. Vern McKissick, owner of architectural firm McKissick Associates of Harrisburg, unveiled plans for the vacant school building Thursday … Continue reading

Waynesboro school board approves tax breaks for potential employers

Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 9:59 pm | Updated: 10:17 pm, Tue Feb 24, 2015. Posted on Feb 24, 2015 by Jennifer Fitch CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Two employers considering opening manufacturing plants in Wharf Road Industrial Park in Washington Township, … Continue reading