Currently home to major manufacturing, distribution and back-office centers, Lackawanna County has established an infrastructure suitable for many industries interested in locating in the Boston-Washington metropolitan corridor.

Numerous prominent national corporations including Prudential, Bank of America, sanofi pasteur, Cigna Healthcare, Kane Is Able, General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin just to name a few, call Lackawanna County home.

The economic development team at The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce over the last 70 years completed more than 390 projects, created and retained 45,000 jobs and more than $2.5 billion in community investment.

Looking to the future we are partnering with our city, county, regional and state partners to attract, sustain and grow business in northeastern Pennsylvania. Our Strategic Plan through 2020 is focused on the execution of targeted marketing strategies focused on:

  • Healthcare
  • Energy
  • Logistics, Warehousing & Transportation
  • Finance, Insurance & Real Estate (FIRE)
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Building Construction Trades/Utilities

A snapshot of Lackawanna County’s Principal Employers by sector

  • TMG Health
  • Geisinger
  • Geisinger Community Medical Center
  • Commonwealth Health Systems
  • Allied Services
  • Signallamp Health LLC
  • Keystone Community Resources
  • Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
  • Kane Is Able
  • McLane Company
  • UPS Supply Chain Solutions
  • Quidsi, an Amazon owned company
  • National Book Company
  • Sears Logistics
  • Valley Distributing & Storage
  • Walmart
  • Gentex
  • Lockheed Martin
  • General Dynamics
  • CPG International
  • Quadrant
  • Sandvik Material Technologies
  • Gertrude Hawk Chocolates
  • Arlington Industries
  • PPL Electric Utilities
  • G.R. Noto
  • Pennsylvania American Water
  • UGI Natural Gas
  • Linde Corporation
  • Verizon
  • Comcast
  • Central Scranton Trade Unions
  • Prudential Financial
  • Bank of America
  • CIGNA Health Care
  • MetLife
  • EDM Americas
  • UPS Supply Chain Solutions
  • Kemper
  • PNC Bank

Contact our economic development team today for more information on Lackawanna County’s business community.