Wipro Infrastructure Engineering, a hydraulic cylinder manufacturer, will establish a new U.S.-based manufacturing facility in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, creating 74 new jobs.
The firm is an independent solution provider in the area of hydraulic cylinders for the mobile equipment market globally and is a supplier of leading global equipment manufacturers in Asia, Europe and South America. The company will locate its first U.S.-based manufacturing facility in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
Gov. Tom Corbett made an announcement while at at Volvo Construction Equipment in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on an economic development mission to attract business and industry to the Keystone State. Wipro, a major supplier of Volvo CE, located in Franklin County to better serve its existing customers and to secure new customers. Recently, Volvo CE has relocated its North American headquarters to the Shippensburg, Pa. campus, which now serves as the company's only production facility in North America.
"I am leading this delegation to strengthen Pennsylvania's position in the global economy and to create new economic and job creation opportunities," Corbett said. "Today's announcement will result in Wipro bringing its first manufacturing facility to Pennsylvania.”
"My goal for this Jobs First Mission is to develop new business growth for the state and to strengthen our international trade relationships with Brazil and Chile," Corbett said. "I will continue working throughout this mission to connect our businesses with new markets and meet directly with other potential companies that are looking at investing and creating jobs in Pennsylvania."