Solar Innovations, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of custom commercial and residential glazed products, will invest more than $1.1 million to expand its facilities in Schuylkill County, Pine Grove Township, Pennsylvania
. The company will acquire a 62,000 square-foot office as part of a project that is expected to create 18 new jobs and retain 116 existing employees.
“Keeping my administration’s commitment to moving our economy forward continues to send a strong message that Pennsylvania is serious about job creation,” Gov. Tom Corbett said. “As a result of this commitment companies like Solar Innovations are reinvesting and creating jobs in Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority will provide a $520,000, 15-year low-interest loan at 1.5 percent to the Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation on behalf of Solar Innovations, the Governor said.
PIDA provides capital for building acquisition, construction and renovation work, primarily for manufacturers, industrial developers, research and development firms, agricultural processors and employers looking to establish national or regional headquarters in Pennsylvania.