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PHOENIX — PetSmart is opening up a new distribution center in Bethel, Pa. in order to better serve its growing store base and increased demands on its supply chain. According to the company, the new facility, operational by April 2014, will bring approximately 300 jobs to the area in its first year and an estimated 500 jobs by the end of 2016. PetSmart will add construction jobs this year and commence building on the $50 million DC in fall 2012, with completion expected in the first quarter of 2014. “Bethel presented itself as an ideal location for our new

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announced that Dollar General will locate its new distribution center in the state, creating more than 500 jobs and an additional 75 indirect trucking jobs. "My goal is simple: to make sure there's a job out there for every Pennsylvanian who wants one," Corbett said. "Our effort to bring Dollar General to Berks County means that 500 people will have the opportunity to earn a paycheck."

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