Welcome to the Susquehanna Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO) Web site. SIDCO helps existing and new organizations move their businesses forward. It can help your company get from point A to point B easily and confidently.
You can find information on these pages regarding the economic climate,
quality of life, and available business
assistance programs in the Greater
Susquehanna Valley. Please take a moment and see
what the Valley has to offer.
The Greater Susquehanna Valley provides many opportunities for both business development and entrepreneurial growth. The Valley's dedicated workforce, advanced infrastructure, strategic location and world-class colleges and universities all contribute to the region’s stable economic growth.
Why Choose the Susquehanna Valley? The Valley is the transportation hub of the central U.S. Over 100,000 vehicles travel the area’s major interchanges each day. More than half of the buying power and over 40 percent of the U.S. population are within 500 miles of the Valley.
The Susquehanna Valley is strategically located within a three-hour drive of Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., and is less than an hour from Harrisburg, State College and Williamsport.
With a solid tradition in manufacturing and agribusiness, our workforce demonstrates a superior work ethic, company loyalty and trainability.
The Greater Susquehanna Valley contains key infrastructure that is essential for strong business growth. Major interstate highways, access roads, railroad lines and high-speed internet lines criss-cross the Valley. The region is also well serviced by international and regional business airports.
Education The Greater Susquehanna Valley is home to nationally-ranked colleges and universities, technical institutions, seven public school districts, and four private primary and secondary schools – all providing a solid educational and technical foundation to support our regional economy. Preparing the next generation of students for a successful career is a source of pride for the Greater Susquehanna Valley.