Welcome to Lawrence County, Pennsylvania’s primary information source for expanding and existing businesses seeking suitable sites for a relocation or new facility project. Whether you are a site selector working on behalf of a client, a company representative seeking information for a potential new facility location, or an existing business considering expansion, the LCEDC is dedicated to providing you with the most up-to-date and comprehensive information available.
Lawrence County’s strategic location and economic offerings are attractive to diverse sectors of industry wanting to take advantage of being in close proximity to our clusters of plastics manufacturing and metal fabrication to the growing and vibrant shale gas industry. Our community’s competitive advantages also include our ideal location at the intersections of Interstates 80 and 79, proximity to the metro areas of Pittsburgh and Cleveland, presence of two class A rail carriers, CSX and Norfolk-Southern, and an indispensable industrial rail service, New Castle Industrial Rail (NCIR), that connects business to both services. Mix this with our low-cost land, available skilled workforce, desirable quality of life and affordable living and you can see why Lawrence County is considered to be “At the Center of your Business!”