Momentum Magazine February 2020 Edition - Page 6

Archbald Borough. The new fulfillment center, which will allow the company to ship to millions of its customers even faster, will be Chewy’s third Pennsylvania location. This property will be located in the Valley View Business Park, which was developed by SLIBCO (Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company), the industrial development affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. “ WE’RE THRILLED EXPANDS FULFILLMENT OPERATIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA New distribution center will bring 1,000 full-time jobs to the Valley View Business Park Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently announced that Chewy, a trusted online destination for pet parents, will expand its operations in Lackawanna County. The company has pledged to invest upwards of $35 million into the expansion and create at least 1,000 new, full-time jobs in Archbald and retain 2,401 existing jobs over the next three years. “Chewy has long displayed a commitment to the commonwealth, 6 • The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce employing thousands of Pennsylvanians and serving millions of customers here for more than five years,” said Gov. Wolf. “The Governor’s Action Team is proud to support Chewy’s continued expansion and looks forward to its new chapter in Northeast Pennsylvania.” With this project, the company is expanding its fulfillment and distribution presence in Pennsylvania through the 10-year lease of a one million-square-foot building in TO CONTINUE OUR GROWTH IN PENNSYLVANIA... “We’re thrilled to continue our growth in Pennsylvania with the opening of Chewy’s third fulfillment center in the state and tenth in the country,” said Pete Krilles, Vice President, Corporate Real Estate and Facilities for Chewy. “The launch of this new location will create 1,000 new, full-time jobs, deepening our economic investment in the northeast Pennsylvania region. In addition, it will further extend our delivery network across the Northeast and Midwest, enhancing the customer experience by providing