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Curtiss-Wright groundbreaking set for October 28th

By LVEDC Staff on October 23, 2013

Developer J.G. Petrucci will lead a groundbreaking ceremony at noon, October 28th, at Lehigh Valley Industrial Park VII to showcase their new  179,000-square-foot facility, where aerospace company Curtiss-Wright will establish operations and create at least 95 full-time jobs within three years. Speakers include Curtiss-Wright officials; Jim Petrucci, president of J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc.; John Callahan, mayor, City of Bethlehem; Don Cunningham, president and CEO, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation; Kerry Wrobel, president, Lehigh Valley Industrial Park; and Alicia Miller Karner, executive director, Northampton County Industrial Development Authority; among others.

The company was founded 80 years ago by Glenn Curtiss, the father of naval aviation, and the Wright Brothers, acknowledged for authoring the first flight in history.

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