Industrial Development Corporation

Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation

Development & Marketing

Recognized as a leader in Pennsylvania for industrial park development, the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation (WCIDC) is a non-profit corporation formed in October 1983 by the Westmoreland County Board of Commissioners. WCIDC is governed by a board of directors, which are the County Commissioners.

Although the main focus of the WCIDC is the development of industrial parks, it is committed to supporting economic development efforts as the primary marketing agent for Westmoreland County.

View the WCIDC's 2016 Annual Report
  1. Wage Growth

    Westmoreland County wage growth among fastest in the nation

    The average weekly wage for Westmoreland County in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $829, a 6% increase over the same period in 2016. The percentage change placed it 18th among the 347 largest counties in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read more...
  2. Tenaska Westmoreland

    Tenaska Westmoreland Reaches Construction Milestone

    The Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station – a cleanburning natural gas-fueled power plant project – has reached a major construction milestone: 1 million work hours stemming from some 600 construction jobs. Press Release...
  3. West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund

    WCIDC Receives $305K in Grant & Loan Funding

    The WCIDC Board of Directors announced today the West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund has committed a $285,000 loan and a $20,000 grant to the WCIDC to support renovations at The Corner, an entrepreneurial center located in downtown New Kensington. Press Release...
  4. Tucker Auto-Mation logo

    Wolf Administration Participates in Recognition of Tucker Auto-Mation

    On behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, DCED executive deputy secretary Neil Weaver joined the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corporation to recognize Tucker Auto-Mation, for the company’s contributions to manufacturing. Read on...
  5. DEP Visit to Jeannette Glass Site

    DEP and Westmoreland County Partners Tour Jeannette Glass Site

    PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell toured the Jeannette Glass Site to see first-hand the importance of brownfields program at work. The WCIDC led the tour of the 13-acre site with city, county and state officials. Read more...
  6. Colony Holding Companies&#39 proposed design for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    WCIDC Board Accepts Proposal for Jeannette Rt. 30 Redevelopment

    The Westmoreland County Land Bank can now enter into a formal agreement with Colony Holding for the 6.4-acre parcel for a purchase price of $2.1 million. Press Release...
  7. South Greensburg Commons

    Envelope company bringing manufacturing from overseas to South Greensburg

    Standard Envelope plans to expand from six employees to 75 as it moves its operations from Unity to the 68,653-square-foot space in South Greensburg Commons it leases from the Westmoreland County Industrial Development Corp. Read on...
  8. Aging Demo PBT.jpg

    Westmoreland County tackles how to grow county amid aging population

    A group of some of Westmoreland County’s top employers on Wednesday afternoon discussed the challenges of an aging and declining population and its impact on the region's workforce, but spoke optimistically about what was to come. Read on...
  9. Amos K. Hutshinson Toll Plaza

    Gov. Wolf Announces Over $1.1 Million in Funding to Support Amos K. Hutchinson Bypass

    Governor Wolf announced $1.14 million in funding to support work along the Amos K Hutchinson Bypass while minimizing closures and disruptions on the PA turnpike. Read more...
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