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CCED Announces Two New Loans

CCED Announces Two New Loans
CCED provides business financing to two West Shore businesses 

Carlisle, PA – Cumberland County Economic Development (CCED) announced today it has finalized financing for two West Shore businesses.  Land Logics Group, LLC. from the Borough of Camp Hill and Kessler’s Inc. from the Borough of Lemoyne will be assisted by CCED.  The financing will allow both companies to remain competitive and to grow.  Altogether, CCED will be lending $90,000 from its Cumberland Small Business Fund loan program.  CCED’s investment will also leverage further future investment from those companies into Cumberland County’s economy.

 “CCED is committed to supporting entrepreneurship in Cumberland County through our diverse array of financing programs which span several industries, lending amounts, and project needs. We are very excited about being able to finance Land Logics Group which is a woman owned business and Kessler’s Inc. which is a manufacturing company with a longstanding tradition in Cumberland County,” said Omar Shute, CCED Executive Director.

Established in 2003 by Sally B. Holbert, a Pennsylvania licensed Landscape Architect,Land Logics Group is a land planning, urban design and construction firm.  Land Logics Group expanded their services in 2009 to include specialty concrete construction and is a PennDOT qualified subcontractor.  The wide array of services offered through Land Logics includes among others Pedestrian Facilities design and construction, Regional Comprehensive Planning, Watershed and Source Water Protection Planning, Parks and Recreation Planning, Traditional Neighborhood Design, Conservation Subdivision Design, Collaborative Design Facilitation, Boundary Survey, and Topographic Survey.

Kessler’s Inc. started operations in Easton, PA in 1916, producing a smoked beef bologna known as Easton Bologna.  From humble beginnings, the company experienced success, grew, and moved to Lemoyne where sausage, bacon, hams, and frankfurters were added to their product mix.  Almost 100 years later, the company has become a well known brand and an asset to Lemoyne, the West Shore, and Cumberland County.  Today, the company has grown to become one of the top 200 meat processors in the United States employing a team of 40 employees.  Kessler’s markets smoked and fresh meats, sausage products, ham, bacon, deli items, and a wide variety of food products to a customer base of retailers, distributors, and foodservice operators.  Kessler’s is also known for producing and marketing the Nittany Lion franks.

The mission of CCED is to be a catalyst for job creation; entrepreneurship; business attraction, retention, and expansion on behalf of the citizens of Cumberland County and South Central Pennsylvania.

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