Why Columbia & Montour
If you’re looking for a business location that is close to major markets such Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Williamsport, Harrisburg, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore, you’ve come to the right place. The region is served by excellent transportation infrastructure, such as major highways going east and west and north and south, plus an eager and willing workforce, and a high quality of life.
With Interstate 80 intersecting the two Counties, the region is also located less than 30 miles from the state’s other major highway system, Interstate 81. The Counties are a short 2 hour drive from Philadelphia, 2.5 hours from New York City, and 1.5 hours from the state capital, Harrisburg.
Route 11 is the main artery connecting Berwick, Bloomsburg and Danville.
Columbia County offers a willing and able workforce. The County’s large employers include Wise Foods, Berwick Hospital and Berwick Offray in Berwick, J.M. Smucker, Autoneum and Kawneer Corporation in Bloomsburg. Montour County’s primary employer is Geisinger Health System, which includes Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Health Plan.