Sep 26, 2023

A view of manufacturing in 2024 and beyond

The manufacturing industry endured its most severe disruption in more than 10 years during the global Covid -19 pandemic

Sep 26, 2023

A COMMUNITY OF MAKERS: Allentown’s Bridgeworks Enterprise Center a help to smaller manufacturers

Founded in 1989 in a 64,000-square-foot building on Harrison Street in Allentown that formerly housed Mack Truck operations, the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center is continuing the manufacturing legacy of the property by helping the next generation of manufacturers get up and running.

Sep 25, 2023

Manufacturing goes greener

More Lehigh Valley manufacturer firms are going green. 

Sep 20, 2023

EnerSys gets $92M contract to produce batteries for Navy subs

Reading-based EnerSys, has been contracted for up to $91.8 million to supply its proprietary thin plate pure lead batteries to the U.S. Navy.

Sep 18, 2023

Reading’s Northeast Spring acquired by Iowa firm

Reading-based Northeast Spring has been acquired by Iowa Spring as of Sept. 15, expanding the Adel, Iowa, company’s presence as a supplier of precision-made springs for the overhead door, construction, agriculture and recreational equipment industries worldwide.  

Sep 15, 2023

Unique Snacks to sell in overseas commissaries

Reading-based Unique Snacks, a 102-year-old family business and self-described leading snack industry innovator, will offer its Original Splits and Pretzel Shells at U.S. military commissaries in Europe and the Far East, starting in 2024.

Sep 6, 2023

Coca-Cola to cut 58 jobs at Allentown plant

Coca-Cola Co. announced that 58 of its employees will lose their jobs at the end of this year at the multinational corporation’s syrup plant at 7551 Schantz Road, Upper Macungie Township.

Aug 28, 2023

Minority-owned Lehigh County distillery eyes expansion

Pennsylvania’s first minority-owned distillery is expanding its operations in Lehigh County.

Aug 28, 2023

Shapiro Administration investing millions in Pa. industry partnerships

Up to $4 million in Industry Partnership grant funding to strengthen workforce development projects has been announced by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.

Aug 24, 2023

Berks County business receives SBA honor

Shoemakersville, Berks County-based Royal Truck & Equipment was honored by the  U .S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Thursday during the federal agency’s 70th anniversary celebration. 

Aug 23, 2023

U.S. Army orders another 135 Mack Defense Heavy Dump Trucks

Mack Defense announced Wednesday that the U.S. military has ordered an additional 135 Mack Defense Heavy Dump Trucks. 

Aug 21, 2023

ByHeart infant formula to be sold at Target stores nationally

Byheart, a baby nutrition company which has formula manufacturing facilities in Reading, has announced its first expansion into retail, launching its clinically proven, easy-to-digest and certified-clean ingredients infant formula at Target stores nationwide.