Category Archives: Pennsylvania

Egalet hires sales team to promote pain medications.

WAYNE, Pa. — Egalet, a specialty pharmaceutical company, has hired a 50-person sales team to promote its Sprix and Oxaydo pain medicines to doctors. The company, based in Wayne, will focus on the top-prescribing health care providers who prescribe pain ...

Great Dane building plant, creating 150 jobs.

RALPHO, Pa. — Great Dane, a leading manufacturer of semi-trailers, will establish a new facility in Ralpho Township. The project will create 150 new jobs and retain 438 existing positions in the area over the next three years. “Today I am thrilled to ...

FirstEnergy consolidates maintenance operations.

PITTSBURGH — FirstEnergy has consolidated its central machine shop and mobile maintenance operations in a Canonsburg facility. The two operations serve the company’s power plants. FirstEnergy will base 45 employees at the facility, 30 will work ...

Evolve IP doubles space, adds 80 jobs.

WAYNE, Pa. — Evolve IP has more than doubled its office space, from 12,000 to 27,000 square feet while emphasizing an open-work environment. The Wayne-based cloud services company will also add up to 80 jobs over the next two years. Greater Philadelphi ...

100 energy-related jobs coming to Canonsburg.

PITTSBURGH — Custom Nuclear Fabrication has opened a facility in Canonsburg that may eventually bring more than 100 energy-related jobs to Washington County. The startup will build steel canisters for spent nuclear fuel. The company intends to eventuall ...

HRI keeps robots under human control.

PHILADELPHIA — Humanistic Robotics has developed a safety kill switch to stop runaway human-sized robots. The Philadelphia company’s Wireless E-Stop immobilizes robots, keeping humans in control of the machines. The U.S. military Defense Advanced ...

Uber driving job creation across state.

PITTSBURGH — Uber Technologies is having a major economic impact on the state. The company estimates that more than 150,000 jobs will be created through its ride-share platform in Pennsylvania before the end of 2020. The California startup launched it ...

Gordon Food Services creates 200 jobs in Pittsburgh.

Image courtesy of Gordon Food ServicePITTSBURGH — Gordon Food Service has opened its 420,000-square-foot distribution center at the Findlay Industrial Park near the Pittsburgh International Airport. The Michigan company is a major food distributor se ...

First Insight moves HQ, plans to double staff.

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — First Insight has moved its headquarters to Keystone Summit Park, secured additional funding and plans to double its workforce this year. The company will continue hiring for sales, marketing and engineering positions. First Insight ...

Rhiza triples in size, still hiring.

PITTSBURGH — Rhiza has nearly tripled in size in the last year, and plans to more than double its current office space. The 7-year-old tech company has grown to more than 30 employees, and continues to build its sales, marketing and customer service ...

2,000 health insurance agents needed in Blue Bell.

BLUE BELL, Pa. — Corporate Call Center plans to hire and train about 2,000 temporary health insurance agents this summer. The teleservices outsourcing provider based in Blue Bell is preparing for this year’s open enrollment period. Corporate Call ...

Title Source filling 350 jobs in Corapolis.

CORAPOLIS, Pa. — Title Source needs to fill 350 jobs for its operating center in Corapolis. The independent provider of title insurance, property valuations and settlement services will host a career fair Thursday, June 4, at the Embassy Suites on C ...

Wegmans hiring 450 for Glen Mills supermarket.

PHILADELPHIA — Wegmans Food Markets expects to hire 450 for its new supermarket located in the Brandywine Mills shopping center in Glen Mills. The family-owned chain will staff the store with 125 full-time and 325 part-time employees. The new 111,000-s ...

ContactMyDoc enables health care comparison shopping.

MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa. — Patients can comparison shop for health care services based on cost, quality and proximity thanks to ContactMyDoc. The Montgomeryville IT startup has developed an online platform that provides a mobile app, SMS messaging, emai ...

Smokey Bones will hire 100 for North Wales.

NORTH WALES, Pa. — Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill will be opening Oct. 19 at the Montgomery Mall in North Wales. The casual dining restaurant, known for its barbecue and smoked ribs, will create up to 100 new jobs. Smokey Bones, based in Orlando, ...