May 18, 2015 Primus Technologies News

Primus Technologies Wins the Governor’s Job Creation Award for Central Pennsylvania.

We are pleased to announce that Primus Technologies Corp has been honored by the Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry with 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 skilled jobs through Pennsylvania’s workforce development system.

CPWDC nominated Primus Technologies Corporation for its commitment to growth and investment in its organization, employees, and local community.

Primus receiving the Governor’s Job Creation Award in Hershey Pennsylvania
Pictured Left to Right are Stephen Stone, Erica Mulberger (Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation Executive Director), Chris Sullivan, Susie Snelick (Pennsylvania Workforce Development Association Chairwoman), Sam Shea, Jill Walter (PA CareerLink Lycoming County Administrator), and Elaine Kerr (PA CareerLink Lycoming County Employer Services Representative)

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, industry partnerships, 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.

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 economic independence for families in the Central Region of Pennsylvania.

CPWDC also nominated PRIMUS for its investment of time and resources in the development of next generation of workers. PRIMUS understands 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 provides invaluable support to offer a variety of educational programs and activities.

CPWDC is proud to recognize Primus Technologies Corporation for its proactive involvement in workforce development, commitment to providing educational opportunities, and demonstrated community leadership, all of which have positioned Primus as a highly regarded business and a valued community partner.

Primus received the award on May 6th in Hershey, PA and during the acceptance speech Chris Sullivan noted, “This award is dedicated to the 527 people of Primus and their families who made this possible through their dedication and service to our customers.”