Schuylkill County, PA - a community where your business can flourish and grow!

The Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation (SEDCO) is prepared to assist you with your location planning and site assessment requirements within the Interstate Routes 80 / 81 / 78 corridors in central and eastern Pennsylvania.

SEDCO is your point of contact for location planning in Schuylkill County, also known as the Pottsville mSA. Call toll free 800-755-1942.

SEDCO is a community-based, private, not-for-profit organization with more than 60 years of experience in assisting companies to locate or expand their operations here. Schuylkill County 38 miles of frontage along the Interstate 81 corridor as well as very close proximity to east / west connections via Interstates 80 and 78.

SEDCO presently manages 12 industrial sites representing over $1 billion in capital investment. We have extensive experience with project financing, site search and tour services, and facility / park construction and management. We have developed effective partnerships with industry and state and local government and have close working relationships with education and training service providers to assure qualified employment candidates for your business.

Highridge Business Park, located between exits 116 and 119 along Interstate 81, is one of the largest mixed-use business parks in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. An up-to-date pdf version of the Highridge site plan can be downloaded here.

Major economic development projects in Schuylkill County include regional distribution centers of more than 1 million square feet in size, power generating stations, and manufacturing plants. Can we get the job done? Just take a look at our track record of projects undertaken in Schuylkill County with some of the Fortune 100 companies. Read more…


The Schuylkill Economic Development Team includes:

Schuylkill County Commissioners

  Schuylkill County Municipal Authority (SCMA)
Schuylkill County Industrial Development Authority (SCIDA)     Schuylkill County Office of Planning & Zoning
Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce     Schuylkill County's Vision
Schuylkill County Conservation District     PA Department of Community & Economic Development
Schuylkill County Legislative Delegation     PA Department of Environmental Protection

– U. S. Congressman Matt Cartwright

    PA Department of Transportation

– State Sen. David Argall

    PA Governor’s Office, Action Team, Harrisburg, PA

– State Rep. Neal Goodman

    Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers & Employers Association (MAEA)

– State Rep. Jerry Knowles

    Schuylkill Economic Development Corp. (SEDCO)

– State Rep. Mike Tobash


– Local Municipal Officials




Now and again small packages produce big results. This is definitely true here.

Click the image at left to view a SEDCO video report on recent economic development activity in Schuylkill County.

Click here to view the January - June 2011 video report.

Click here to view the July - December 2010 video report.

Click here to view the January - June 2010 video report.

Click here to view the July - December 2009 video report.

Click here to view the January - June 2009 video report.


Schuylkill County, with its rural character and a population of 148,289 within its 779 square mile area, exemplifies an essential aspect of small town America: hard-working people doing their utmost to improve their quality of life.

In 2010, the population of Pottsville, the largest town in the county, was 14,324.

(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, April 1, 2010 Census)

Consider joining our business community and locating your business in the Pottsville mSA - Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania. Come to our community to see what we have to offer and you will be pleasantly surprised by the opportunities awaiting you here to grow your business profitably

Contact Frank Zukas, President, at fzukas@sed-co.com


SEDCO — Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation
Union Station • One Progress Circle - Suite 200 • Pottsville, PA 17901-3070
Voice: 570 622-1943 • Toll Free: 800-755-1942 • Fax: 570 622-2903