Welcome to Eastern Schuylkill County...

Home of Tamaqua Industrial Development Enterprises
"Promoting economic interests for the Greater Tamaqua Area"

A Few Quick Points About Us...

If you are looking for a dynamic place to relocate or expand your business, consider the Greater Tamaqua Area.

The benefits of locating here include lower operating costs, tax and loan incentives, world-class development assistance and one of the finest workforces in the northeastern U.S.


TIDE Industrial Park

Situated close to Interstate 81, TIDE Industrial Park offers easy access to all major northeastern markets.

Accessible by rail and served by two international and three regional airports, the park is within 500 miles of forty percent of the nation’s population and 60 percent of Canadian residents. It is an ideal center for manufacturing or distribution.


The Team

Tamaqua Industrial Development Enterprises

Dr. Joe Urenovitch talks about TIDE in the video vignette displayed below that was excerpted from State Rep. Jerry Knowles’ Legislative Report.

At the time of the interview in the first quarter of 2012 he was serving as president of the TIDE organization.

(Click for a list of TIDE Directors and Advisors)

Schuylkill Economic Development Corporation

SEDCO is a community-based, private, not-for-profit organization with 60 years of experience in assisting companies to locate or expand their operations in Schuylkill County.

SEDCO provides consultative and administrative services to TIDE.

(Click for SEDCO Website)

Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce

Located at the crossroads of Eastern Schuylkill County — Routes 309 and 209 — “A great place to live, work and play.”

The Chamber works for our members and the community to strengthen the economy  and quality of life throughout the Tamaqua area.

(Click for Chamber Website)

Tamaqua Area Community Partnership

“The Tamaqua Area Community Partnership is a non-profit charitable organization that was expressly created to improve the quality of life in the Tamaqua Area; and to do so by being a conduit and a catalyst and a place for ideas and energy to go to accomplish improvements that will make a real difference in the lives of people who live here.”

(Click for TACP Website)