County hosts International Tech Leaders following Summit


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26, 2024

Media Contact: Chris Carroll
Phone: 814-860-0794
Email: ccarroll@eriecountypa.gov

 

 

 

 

Erie County prepares to host International Technology Leaders following select USA Investment Summit

 

 

 

Erie, PA – Just one day after the conclusion of the Select USA Investment Summit, Erie is gearing up to host two prominent international technology leaders, GUS Technology Co., LTD from Taiwan and NACT Engineering from Singapore. They are scheduled to visit Erie tomorrow, June 27th, to explore potential partnerships and opportunities for collaboration.

GUS Technology Co., LTD specializes in soft-pack lithium battery manufacturing and has demonstrated significant advancements in energy storage and electric vehicle technologies. Their visit to Erie signifies their interest in expanding their global presence and exploring synergies within the local technological landscape. During their visit, GUS Technology Co., LTD will tour Wabtec and Penn State Behrend.

NACT Engineering, known for supplying drone accessories and providing robotics services, is also eager to explore collaboration opportunities in Erie. Their expertise in tether drone systems and robotics solutions tailored to niche requirements aligns with Erie’s focus on fostering innovation and technological advancement. NACT Engineering will be touring Gannon University and Penn State Behrend as part of their visit to explore potential partnerships in research and development.

Brenton Davis, County Executive of Erie, expressed enthusiasm about hosting these international technology leaders. “Erie is delighted to welcome GUS Technology Co.,
LTD and NACT Engineering as they explore potential partnerships within our community,” said Davis. “We are committed to economic development and continuously
seek opportunities to attract innovative businesses that can contribute to our region’s growth.”

*Note: The best chance for media availability will be on the tour of Penn State Behrend. The group will be available on campus at the Jack Burke Research and Economic Development Center at 1:00pm.