Primus Technologies Receives Governor’s Job Creation Award
Williamsport, PA – Primus Technologies Corp., a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider, has been honored by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry and the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association by receiving the Governor’s Job Creation Award for Central Pennsylvania.
Nominated by the Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (CPWDC), this award recognizes Pennsylvania employers that are exemplary supporters of workforce, community and economic development in the commonwealth, and which have created jobs and partnered to hire skilled workers through Pennsylvania’s workforce development system.
Erica Mulberger, CPWDC Executive Director, stated, “CPWDC nominated Primus Technologies for its commitment to growth and investment in its organization, employees, and local community along with its investment of time and resources in the development of the next generation of workers.”
Since 1994, Primus has been a consistent, reliable partner of the PA CareerLink® Lycoming County hiring candidates through various PA CareerLink® programs. In addition, Primus has consistently supported PA CareerLink® career fairs, Manufacturing Day activities and participated in a Job Connections workshop as an employer speaker at the PA CareerLink®. Primus has proactively partnered with local companies that have suffered job losses due to overseas trade or economic downturn and has directly hired individuals that would have otherwise been unemployed.
During the course of 2014, Primus created 109 positions and grew from 418 to 527 employees. Primus increased its total workforce by 26% throughout 2014 providing highly attractive wages and benefits for families in Central Pennsylvania.
Primus knows the value of career exploration and works with local high schools and colleges. Primus is a corporate sponsor at Saint John Neumann Regional Academy where the company has donated more than $1.1 million since 2008 to support need-based tuition assistance for local families. Primus offers engineering internships, actively recruits at local universities, donates to Pennsylvania College of Technology and serves on its Advisory Board for manufacturing.
Primus received the award on May 6th in Hershey, PA. During the acceptance speech Chris Sullivan, Primus Chairman and CEO noted, “This award is dedicated to the 527 exceptional people at Primus who made this possible through their outstanding dedication to and service of our customers.”
Primus Technologies is a recognized leader in Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS), providing electronics design and manufacturing solutions to industry leaders worldwide. Primus Technologies serves Fortune 500 companies in Aerospace, Defense, Medical, Industrial Automation and Transportation markets. More information is available at www.primus-tech.com/ or by calling Chris Sullivan at (570) 321-6281.
Primus receiving the Governor’s Job Creation Award in Hershey Pennsylvania
Pictured Left to Right are Stephen Stone (Primus President), Erica Mulberger (Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation Executive Director), Chris Sullivan (Primus Chairperson and CEO), Susie Snelick (Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association Chairwoman), Sam Shea (Primus Director of Human Resources), Jill Walter (PA CareerLink® Lycoming County Administrator), and Elaine Kerr (PA CareerLink® Lycoming County Employer Services Representative)
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