Seokoh, which makes cosmetics and personal care products, unveiled plans to expand its operations in Scott Township, Lackawanna County.
The company currently owns a 70,000-sq.-ft. facility and leases three other facilities. It will purchase two adjoining sites next to its current manufacturing facility in the Scott Technology Park to construct a new 200,000-sq.-ft. plant.
The company will also renovate its current manufacturing facility and purchase new equipment to provide for streamlined operations and future growth.
The company will invest $27.9 million in the project and the investment will create at least 280 new jobs and retain 290 existing jobs over the next three years.
Seokoh is owned by Kolmar Korea.