Airgas USA LLC is expanding with plans to create 30 jobs in Plumsteadville, Bucks County.
The supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gasses is investing $20 million in expanding its facilities there.
The company plans to construct a specialty gases plant to produce custom blends and high-end pure gases on its existing property.
“This new, efficient production facility will allow us to bolster our supply chain in order to reliably and safely serve customers throughout Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic and across the country,” Pascal Vinet, chief executive officer of Airgas Inc. and Air Liquide executive committee vice president, said in a statement.
To help with the project, Airgas received funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development: a $150,000 Pennsylvania First grant, $31,500 in WEDnetPA funding for worker training, and $60,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits to be distributed upon creation of new jobs.
The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team.
The 30 new jobs are expected to be created over the next three years. Airgas has 690 employees in the state.