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New distribution center in Tobyhanna Twp. to create 80 jobs

TOBYHANNA TWP., Pa. - A 1 million square-foot distribution center for American Tire Distributors is breaking ground in Tobyhanna Township.

The center will be located in New Ventures Park in the Village of Blakeslee and is set to open by the end of the year. It's said to create 80 new permanent and 120 construction jobs. 

"We welcome American Tire Distributors to the growing list of businesses choosing to locate in Tobyhanna Township. Bringing 80 new jobs to the Village of Blakeslee is yet another step forward in our efforts of thoughtful, well planned growth on the Pocono Plateau," said Tobyhanna Township Manager John J. Jablowski, Jr in a news release. 

Private investment of over $70 million in the project was coupled with $1.7 million in state infrastructure assistance to create a new village gateway in Blakeslee at State Route 115, according to the news release. It was also to create the entrance to New Ventures Park at Commercial Boulevard. 


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