WebstaurantStore Plans Fulfillment Center in Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Due to Pennsylvania’s prime location and the strength of its workforce, WebstaurantStore has purchased land in Hemlock Township, Columbia County, and plans to build a 586,000-square-foot distribution center to better serve the Mid-Atlantic and New England region. The company has pledged to invest at least $33 million into the project, which is expected to create 400 new, full-time jobs and retain 483 jobs over the next three years.
“We are very excited to expand our presence in Pennsylvania with our new distribution center in the Bloomsburg area. As our rapid growth continues, we are pleased to make a long-term commitment to be a part of the Columbia County community,” said Dave Groff, President of WebstaurantStore. “We appreciate the guidance and support from the Governor’s Action Team to make this project a reality.
”WebstaurantStore received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development for an $800,000 Pennsylvania First grant and $800,000 in job creation tax credits to be distributed upon the creation of new jobs. The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team
.“We’re thrilled to have helped WebstaurantStore bring new jobs to Columbia County,” said Governor Tom Wolf. “We applaud Webstaurant for continuing to invest in the commonwealth, and for their contribution to make Pennsylvania a better place to live, work, and play.”
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