Fire Apparatus Manufacturer Expands in Carbon County PA

Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp., a fire truck manufacturer with a long history in Carbon County (PA) is expanding by adding about 100 manufacturing jobs.

The company has hired 60 new workers and expects to add another 40 this year to meet demand for water-hauling tankers used by emergency responders and the natural gas industry.

The company received more than $400,000 in financial assistance from the state to assist with its expansion. The money will be used to buy equipment and train workers.

The company manufacturers specialty trucks, including firefighting equipment, that are shipped around the world. The company also makes trucks used to transport fuel.

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