North Central’s International Program assists companies within the international arena: New to export, new markets and market expansion. 

As the Commonwealth’s designated Regional Export Network Partner (REN) north central companies have access to the state’s fifteen Area Trade Representatives (ATRs) strategically located throughout the world, in 13 offices covering 44 countries.

North Central International Staff can assist with market research, product compliance, export licensing, documentation, shipping, trade shows, trainings and seminars, and referral to a vast network of partners to include the United State Commercial Service.

Christine Perneski
Director of Enterprise Development
814.773.3162 exct.3051

Deb Delhunty
Business Development Coordinator
814.773.3162 ext.3009


FTZ’s provide opportunities for companies that are importing a high volume of goods into the United States on a regular basis. Participation in the program can assist companies in reducing importing costs, savings by participating in special US Customs procedures and simplify processes to in regard to efficiency and inventory control programs.

North Central Regional Planning and Development Commission is the Grantee for FTZ # 254

Christine Perneski
Director of Enterprise Development
(814) 773-3162 ext. 3051