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Manufacturing

Lancaster technical college thrives on industry partnerships

Nestle Purina Pet Care Co.'s Hampden Township, Cumberland County factory has had a mutually beneficial relationship with Thaddeus Stevens College for ten years. The factory provides time and resources to the Lancaster college and many of the school's students have moved on to careers with the factory. As the state's manufacturing companies struggle to find new hires in a a record low unemployment, the benefits of such a relationship have become more apparent.

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Still cooking: Distillery pioneers gear up for expansion

Three years after moving to North York, Old Republic Distillery is investing in a much larger still to boost its production volumes and expand its lineup of craft spirits. Old Republic was the first small-scale distillery to open in Central Pennsylvania after Pennsylvania created a limited distillery licensing category in 2012. Now there are nearly 20 distilleries in the midstate.

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Armstrong Flooring CEO resigns

Donald R. Maier has stepped down from his role as president and CEO of Armstrong Flooring Inc. and is being replaced by Larry McWilliams (pictured), chair of Armstrong’s board of directors, until a permanent CEO can be found.

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