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Dollar General to open new DC in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pa. -- Dollar General Corp. will locate its new distribution center in Bethel Township, Berks County, Pa., creating more than 500 jobs in the area and facilitating the retailer’s expansion in the state.

Dollar General will build a 900,000-sq.-ft., $100 million facility in Berks Park 78, a new industrial park in Bethel Township. The retailer received a $2.2 million funding offer from the Department of Community and Economic Development, including a $1 million PA First grant, $225,000 in job training assistance and $1 million in Job Creation Tax Credits.

“This distribution center is an investment in the growth of our company, as well as the state of Pennsylvania and Bethel Township,” said Dollar General chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling.

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