Employer Testimonials

Benco Dental Supply Company, Inc.

Jenkins Township, PA

“In 1930, our grandfather Benjamin Cohen opened a small dental depot in Downtown Wilkes-Barre.  Since then, Benco Dental has become the nation’s largest independent dental distributor, with operations in 35 states.  Key to our growth has been the excellent and dedicated team of Benco associates who deliver success, smile after smile, to thousands of dental customers every day.  When we outgrew our previous facility, the quality and loyalty of our people made it an easy decision to stay and invest right here in Northeastern Pennsylvania.”


Charles Cohen, President
Richard Cohen, Senior Vice President

Bimbo Bakeries USA

Jenkins Township, PA

“We searched the entire eastern seaboard for the best location for our regional distribution center and in the end, the fact that I-81, I-80, and I-84 converge in Northeastern Pennsylvania and the region’s exceptional and dedicated workforce were major factors in our decision. The region’s highways and transportation infrastructure and the quick access to New York and other major metro areas led us to focus on CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park.”


Mike Komensky, General Manager, Bimbo Bakeries, Jenkins Township, PA

Tailored Brands

Jenkins Township, PA

“Our Men’s Wearhouse Pittston distribution center fulfills the tuxedo needs of all MW stores located in the Northeast sector of the country. Located just hours from all of our major markets, we have the capability of efficiently servicing our stores on a daily basis. Our current location also provides accessibility to an ample workforce experienced in distribution and at competitive wages. Along with a strong sense of community, these are just some of the advantages of operating in Northeastern Pennsylvania.”


Tom Gaynord, General Manager

Pride Mobility Products Corporation

West Pittston, PA

“We have a great workforce.  We have capable people who are passionate about achieving their goals.  We are in a low-cost area yet we have people with the skills you might think you would find only in a high-cost area.  Everything in Northeast PA is just right.  It’s the Goldilocks theory of doing business.”


Scott Meuser, Chairman & CEO

Gertrude Hawk Chocolates

Troop, PA

“Even though we own and operate 73 retail stores that cover a 150-mile radius from Pennsylvania to New Jersey and upstate New York… I can tell you that the very best people we have working for us can be found right here in Northeastern PA.  In this business, we live for the holiday seasons. That means we have no choice but to meet our commitments.  And our employees do everything to make sure that happens – year after year.  We just have terrific people.”


David W. Hawk, Chairman of the Board, Director of Research & Development

C3i, Inc.

Wilkes-Barre, PA

“Since relocating our US based call center to Wilkes-Barre in November of 2007, C3i has had the opportunity to recruit and train more than 175 technical people to support our pharmaceutical clients.  The workforce in NEPA is very strong, and we are continually able to obtain excellent people who are qualified, professional and dedicated to quality.  Our customer satisfaction scores, which are a direct evaluation of our call center personnel, average 96 percent.”


Robert Jones, Former Chief Financial Officer