Alacer takes 128,400 sq ft in AMB's Harrisburg Development

  Alacer Corp. is moving into a building along Allen Road in Carlisle. The $10 million project will create 66 jobs within 3 years.

The company manufactures and distributes a product called, Emergen-C. There will be a variety of positions available including, seasoned operations leaders, highly trained quality assurance managers, skilled maintenance engineers, and hourly production and warehouse staff.

"I think there are a lot of people out there hurting badly for jobs, I know I have quite a few friends that have not been able to find anything for several months," said Shelly Hamilton of Cumberland County.

"One company closes, another one comes in, hopefully its one that is going to stick around and people can be secure with a job for a while," said Ellen Miller of PerryCounty.

It is a well-educated workforce, state investments, and competitive operating costs that lead Alacer Corp. to Carlisle. A spokesperson says the company looked at sites all along the east coast from the Carolinas to New York.

"We know that we're competitive and we have examples to prove we're competitive with other markets in the country, certainly this is just another example," said Omar Shute, Executive Director, Cumberland County Economic Development.

Shute says both the state and local leaders have been focusing on bringing jobs to the area. He says Alacer Corp. is a welcome investment.

An Alacer Corp. spokesperson says hiring is expected to begin in August. Production is set to begin in December of this year.

Click here to view Alacer company profile.

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