Greater Danville Area Industrial Development Corporation (GDAIDC)
The Greater Danville Area Industrial Development Corporation (GDAIDC) was founded in 1969 to support economic development in Montour County. In 2018, the organization voted to dissolve and transfer its assets to DRIVE. DRIVE remains committed to honoring the mission of the GDAIDC.
About Greater Danville Area Industrial Development Corporation
As a private non-profit industrial development entity, GDAIDC developed two business parks on Woodbine Lane in Danville, resulting in the creation and retention of over 1700 jobs. The business parks host manufacturing, warehousing, professional buildings and a day care center. The Greater Danville Area Industrial Development Corporation (GDAIDC) expanded into a regional economic development entity while remaining focused on the growth and development of the Danville area. GDAIDC supported the expansion of businesses already located in the region and facilitates the location of new companies to the area. GDIDC cooperated with numerous regional partners including DRIVE, and Focus Central Pennsylvania, which assists businesses to evaluate their business location decisions and encourage their site locations in Central Pennsylvania.