The Chamber Announces Land Sale by SLIBCO to PNK Group

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, through its business development affiliate, Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Business Company (SLIBCO), is pleased to announce the sale of 88.73 acres of prime industrial land in Jessup and Archbald, to PNK Group, with the intent to develop industrial facilities totaling 765,000 square feet. PNK Group, an investor with expertise in…

SLIBCO Honors Esteemed Staff Member & Former President and CEO

Yesterday, The Chamber’s affiliate, Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company (SLIBCO), held its quarterly board meeting. The board and Chamber staff expressed a sincere appreciation for staff member Virginia Goodrich with a proclamation to honor her dedication and distinguished service to the organization. Goodrich has worked at The Chamber for over 58 years. She serves as…

PEDA Fall Conference 2023

Recently, SLIBCO staff attended the PEDA Fall Conference in Reading, Pennsylvania.  PEDA, or the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association, is a Pennsylvania statewide organization representing economic development professionals.  This annual event provides the opportunity to share best practices that enhance the professional dialogue and support local, regional, and statewide economic development initiatives. “This was my first…

Summer Festival 2023

The Scranton Plan recently held its annual Summer Festival at The Country Club of Scranton in Clarks Summit, PA. Summer Festival is an economic development marketing initiative targeting site selection consultants, real estate professionals and relocation executives.  The festival’s goal is to introduce the quality of life and business opportunities available in Lackawanna County. This…

Manufacturing Day 2023 Held at Mohegan Sun

Recently, staff members of The Scranton Plan, Skills in Scranton and SLIBCO attended NEPIRC’s Manufacturing Day event, held at Mohegan Sun in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The event welcomed more than 100 exhibitors and over 600 attendees to discuss and celebrate the manufacturing industry. Emily Pettinato, Workforce Development Specialist, believes this is a great opportunity for businesses…

Local Entrepreneurs Graduate from IGNITE Program

The IGNITE Program, the entrepreneurship affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recently celebrated the graduation of five of its clients. IGNITE nurtures young companies by helping them to thrive and grow during the start-up period, when they are most vulnerable. The program provides numerous resources to enhance the development of young firms including…

Scranton Plan Hosts 2022 Summer Festival

  The Scranton Plan, an affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recently held its annual Summer Festival at Glenmaura National Golf Club, Moosic, PA. The Summer Festival is an economic development marketing initiative targeting site selection consultants, real estate professionals and corporate expansion and relocation executives. The festival’s goal is to introduce the…

New SLIBCO Board Members Named

  SLIBCO (Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company) recently announced new directors and officers to its board. SLIBCO is the not-for-profit industrial development affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. SLIBCO elected the following officers Jennifer Davis, Sordoni Construction Services, as president; Joseph Ferretti, Peoples Security Bank & Trust, as vice president; Alana Roberts, PPL…

The Scranton Plan Hosts Annual Summer Festival

The Scranton Plan, an affiliate of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recently held its annual Summer Festival at the Country Club of Scranton. This year’s Summer Festival was co-sponsored by Lackawanna County, NorthPoint Development, UGI, Mericle Commercial Real Estate, Colwell-Naegle Associates, Inc. and Trammel Crow Company. The Summer Festival is an economic development marketing…

PharmaCann Penn Plant LLC Purchases Land in Scott Township

PharmaCann Penn Plant LLC, a PharmaCann Company, has purchased 18.28 acres of land from SLIBCO, the Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company. The tract is located at Life Science Drive in the Scott Technology Park and will be used to construct a 36,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art pharmaceutical-grade medical marijuana growing and processing facility in accordance with Pennsylvania…