Clark Service Group is set to open its sixth branch later this month.
The firm, which specializes in installing and repairing foodservice equipment, will set up shop in State College, Pennsylvania, allowing for further expansion into the North-Central and Western parts of the state.
The company, whose headquarters are based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania currently also have branches in Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre, Baltimore, Maryland and Tampa, Florida.
The new branch will be headed up by Ben Budnyk, who joins the company equipped with more than a decade industry experience.
Clark’s CEO and president, Glenn Clark Jr. said: “Our team is looking forward to serving the restaurants, schools, healthcare facilities and more in the surrounding State College area.”
He added: “With four children who attended Penn State, this area holds a special place in our family’s heart.”
The branch is expected to create several new jobs, with the firm’s managing director Katie Poole appealing for new technicians to join the company and Clark Jr. claiming the company would be looking to fill positions with “passionate, smart, hardworking people.”
Clark Service Group was founded in 1971 as the service division of G/L Clark Associates and was purchased by Clark Jr. in 2017.
Since Clark Jr. joined the company in 1991, it has grown from five technicians to more than 100 providing service in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C, Virginia, and Florida