The purpose of the $150,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) loan and $50,000 Economic Development Administration (EDA) loan was for the purchase of commercial real estate. Other project funds are included from First National Community Bank and the owner’s cash equity. Custom Seats, Inc. will be retaining its existing workforce of thirty (30) people and projects eight (8) additional new positions within three (3) years.
Thomas Dellamalva and his wife, Joan Dellamalva, started Custom Seats, Inc. in 2000 as a contract manufacturer. Custom Seats, Inc. manufactures specialized seating and accessories for healthcare, mass transit, physicians’ offices and recreational industries.
Pictured from left: Kristen Magnotta, Senator Robert Casey’s Office; Ron Carter, Performance Biomedical Inc.; State Representative Eddie Day Pashinski; Dave Nat, NEPA Alliance; Thomas Dellamalva, Custom Seats, Inc.; Jack Ferrett, Fidelity Bank; John Dellamalva, Custom Seats, Inc.; State Senator John Yudichak; Jack McNulty, PA Dept of Labor & Industry; and Jeffrey Box, NEPA Alliance.