Purolator International, Canada-based the shipping company, renovated and outfitted a 21,000-square-foot facility in Jericho, New York. Purolator will consolidate and expand its operations on Long Island. The company expects to create 40 full-time jobs in Nassau County.
“Our new headquarters will allow us to better respond to the increased demand for international shipping as more U.S. based companies compete in the global marketplace,” said John Costanzo, President, Purolator International.“Our thanks go to Empire State Development for their support, as well as all our customers, partners and employees who each have contributed to our success. We’re proud to remain on Long Island, and look forward to many more years of positive growth.”
“Purolator’s international shipping capabilities provide Long Island companies access to markets throughout the world,” said Howard Zemsky, ESD President/CEO/Commissioner. “Purolator’s expansion here highlights the success of programs like Global New York, which helps New York businesses expand to new markets outside the U.S.”
Purolator International is the United States-based subsidiary of Purolator Inc. and the leading provider of cross-border logistics between the U.S. and Canada. Purolator International has been headquartered on Long Island for nearly 20 years, and employs about 100 people. The new facility comes in response to this growth and will allow the company to further expand its services to new markets in the coming years, including Mexico, the United Kingdom, and China.
To encourage Purolator International to expand in New York State, Empire State Development will provide the company with up to $600,000 in Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits. Purolator will hire at least 40 new employees, retain existing employees, and maintain those staffing levels through 2025.