Quakertown, PA, September 2, 2015 – Penn Stainless Products, a full-service distributor and processor of stainless steel products, has announced that construction of its new 35,000-square foot distribution and transfer facility in Jackson Center, Mercer County, PA is nearly complete. The new facility is centrally located among the Pittsburgh, Erie, Akron and Cleveland areas, very near the I-79 / I-80 intersection. When the new facility is operational (projected November 1, 2015), product will be available via flatbed delivery to area customers next day for stock orders.
Thomas Construction of Grove City, PA is the general contractor of the project. Assistance in site selection, permit allocation and contract development was provided by Penn-Northwest Development Corporation of Mercer, PA.
“Penn Stainless has been providing dedicated logistics support to the western PA / eastern Ohio area for the last 10 years,” said Jim Seward, president of Penn Stainless. “This investment strengthens our commitment to the customer base in the region by allowing us to provide better service from a local, central hub.”
“We are very excited to welcome Penn Stainless Products to the area,” said Gary Dovey, vice president of business development at Penn-Northwest Development Corporation. “PSP is already a product and customer service leader in the stainless steel market; this facility will only enhance their ability to exceed the expectations of customers in the northwest PA / northeast Ohio region.”