CORE PA Global CORE PA Global is an initiative established to promote Pennsylvania’s central (CORE) region as an ideal location for international and U.S. investors and reshoring prospects. Our strategic location is close to major U.S. and international markets, with over 100 million people located within an 800 km radius. CORE PA is already home to over 2100 foreign owned entities and we are ready to welcome more! The CORE of Pennsylvania boasts abundant and inexpensive utilities and superior infrastructure. Our legacy workforce understands manufacturing and our nationally ranked public schools, top ranked colleges and universities, and world-class trade and technical schools offer astounding educational opportunities. We are proud to partner with over 50 economic development organizations and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on this initiative. We are working together as one to attract, retain, and grow business and industry in our region.