Governor Markell, Senator Coons, Congressman Carney host U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker for series of events surrounding National Manufacturing Day
Governor Jack Markell, U.S. Senator Chris Coons, and U.S. Congressman John Carney (both D-Del.) will host U.S. Secretary of Commerce and member of President Obama’s Cabinet, Penny Pritzker to celebrate National Manufacturing Day.
Solenis LLC, a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals, has established its global headquarters in Wilmington, where it has plans to add up to 122 new full-time positions.
Zacros America Inc. has announced that it will move its Hedwin Division, along with 154 manufacturing jobs, from Baltimore to Newark, bolstering the state’s efforts to attract innovative companies and grow job opportunities in key sectors for today’s economy, including manufacturing.
Proposing an opportunity to grow a vital part of our economy while giving more young people the best chance to reach their potential, Governor Markell outlined an Accelerated Career Paths program that would allow high school juniors and seniors to obtain professional manufacturing certificates when they graduate.
Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons visited The Soap Fairy, a manufacturer of handcrafted soaps that takes part in the Small Business Administration’s State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program.