Around the State

 In May, Matt Brouillette of Commonwealth Partners, George Coates, Commonwealth Foundation board treasurer, and Commonwealth Foundation President & CEO Charles Mitchell had the privilege of touring Pepperidge Farm's facility in Denver, Pennsylvania with Pat Folan, VP of Manufacturing – Eastern Division. Pepperidge Farm has two plants in Pennsylvania, the other is in Downingtown. Between the two locations, they have approximately 1,000 employees.

Jonathan S. DeArment, president & COO of Channellock, Inc. and member of the Commonwealth Foundation Board of Directors, shows President Donald Trump the iconic CHANNELLOCK BLUE® handles. Channellock manufactures pliers and hand tools in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Mr. DeArment was invited to the White House to participate in a roundtable discussion about certified Made in America products.