Manchester Township's Assurant, with state aid, adding 300 jobs

David Weissman
York Dispatch
Gov. Tom Wolf's office announced that Assurant, with the help of state aid, will expand its two Manchester Township facilities with more than 300 jobs over three years.

Assurant will be expanding its two Manchester Township facilities, adding more than 300 jobs over three years, according to a news release from Gov. Tom Wolf's office.

Assurant, which provides protection products, insurance services and customer support, is set to receive more than $1 million in funding from the state Department of Community and Economic Development for the expansion via a Pennsylvania First grant, Job Creation Tax Credits and WEDnetPA employee training, the release states.

The expansion project — supporting the growth of Assurant's mobile phone repair business — includes investment in computer equipment, workstations, furniture and fixtures while creating 307 new jobs and retaining 1,342 more during the next three years, according to the release.