Company Activity

If you would like to speak with a company, please contact Greater Reading Economic Partnership or call (610) 376.4237 for the appropriate contact information.

New Companies

Company Location – City Product / Service Function Year Est. or Expanded Jobs Created Union Affiliation
Sheds Unlimited Morgantown Manufacturing HQ 2017 20
PA Glassworks Muhlenberg Manufacturing HQ 2017 25
Samsung Electronics Bethel Distribution Warehouse 2016 130
DoubleTree Hotel Reading Hotel Hotel 2015 160
Lone Star Western Beef Muhlenberg Food Processing Plant 2015 35
Kaiser Investment Muhlenberg Construction Office 2015 25
SG America Wyomissing Manufacturing Plant 2013 25
National Brokers of America Muhlenberg Insurance Call Center Office 2013 30
Great Grow Muhlenberg Green Agricultural Technology Plant 2013 20
Delvania Shoemakersville Steel Fabrication Plant 2013 2
Isolator Fitness Reading Manufacturing Plant 2013 20
Birdsboro Kosher Farms Exeter Township Poultry Processing Plant 2013 220
TAB Industries Muhlenberg Manufacturing / Distribution Plant 2012 20 None
Dollar General Bethel Twp Distribution Warehouse 2012 575
PetSmart Bethel Twp Distribution Warehouse 2012 550
Patient First Medical Centers Wyomissing Physicians Office 2012 25 None

Expanding Companies

Company Location – City Product / Service Function Year Est. or Expanded Jobs Created Union Affiliation
Ashley Furniture Leesport Furniture Manufacturing Plant 2017 200
Dieffenbach Potato Chips Wolmelsdorf Food Production Plant 2017 100
Levan Machine Fleetwood Manufacturing Plant 2017 22
SunRich Fresh Foods Reading Food Production Plant 2015 200
DeLux Dental Reading Dental Laboratory 2015 10
LaunchDM Sinking Spring Creative Agency Office 2015 10
Brentwood Industries Reading Manufacturing Plant 2015 30
PhytogenX Caernarvon Manufacturing Plant 2015 35
Tower Health West Reading Hospital HQ 2014
Brentwood Industries Reading Manufacturing Plant 2014
Rentokil/JC Ehrlich Wyomissing Pest Control Office 2014
About All Floors Wyomissing Retail/Commercial 2014 2
Laughing Rock Reading IT Consulting Office 2014 4
Eagle Metals Leesport Manufacturing Plant 2014 6
GenPore Reading Manufacturing Plant 2014 25
EnerSys Reading Manufacturing HQ 2014 115
Assured Assistance Shillington Distribution 2014 5
Senior Life Exeter Office/Healthcare Office 2014 130
Reading Bakery Systems Robesonia Manufacturing Plant 2014
Americold Leesport Warehouse Warehouse 2014 100
The Loomis Company Wyomissing Insurance Office 2014 100
Reitnouer Trailers Birdsboro Manufacturing Plant 2013 100
Visionary Insurance Partners Reading Insurance Office 2013 45
Prizer-Painter Stove Works Reading Manufacturing Plant 2013 29
Berk Wiper International Boyertown Manufacturing Plant 2013 29
East Penn Manufacturing Lyon Station Battery Manufacturing Plant 2013 400
Custom Milling & Consulting Maidencreek Manufacturing Plant 2013 12
Fidelity Technologies Muhlenberg Manufacturing/Assembly Plant 2013 50
Cambridge-Lee Industries Ontelaunee Twp. Manufacturing Plant 2012 200

Downsizing/Closing/Layoff

Company Location – City Product/Service Function Year Jobs Lost
XO Communications Wyomissing Telecommunications Office 2017 53
Neenah Paper Muhlenberg Paper Products Plant 2016 TBD
PepsiCo, Inc. Reading Beverage Distribution Plant 2016 94
BB&T Boyertown Banking Back-Office 2016 154
Teleflex Inc. Bern Manufacturing Plant + R&D 2016 250+
Van Bennett Foods Reading Food Processing/Distribution Plant 2015 20
NRG Energy Birdsboro Electric Generating Plant 2014 56
Tursack Printing Morgantown Printing Plant 2014 70
Surgical Specialties Reading Surgical Equipment Plant 2014 300
Reading Health System Reading General Medical/Surgical Hospital Regional 2013 210
McConway & Torley, LLC Kutztown Railroad Products Manufacturer Plant 2013 130
Exide Technologies Laureldale Lead-recycling Plant 2012/2013 150
MVP Kosher Foods Exeter Township Poultry Processing Plant 2012 388
Stanley Black & Decker (Baldwin Hardware) Reading, Leesport Hardware Manufacturer Regional Office 2012 159
Tiger Drylac USA, Inc. (Reading Powder Coatings, Inc.) Reading Paint & Coating Manufacturer Plant 2011 25
Martin’s Country Markets Morgantown Grocery Store Store 2011 84
Narrow Fabric Industries Corp. West Reading Textile Manufacturer HQ 2011 100

SOURCE: GREP, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY

Updated: 11/10/2017