Mar 30, 2021

OraSure submits rapid COVID-19 test to FDA for emergency use authorization

Bethlehem’s OraSure Technologies Inc. has applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Emergency Use Authorization of its COVID-19 rapid antigen tests.

Mar 25, 2021

Bio Med expects growth, new products with move to larger facility

Bio Med Sciences Inc. is more than tripling its size as it moves its headquarters and manufacturing from its current space on Morris Court to a more than 40,000-square-foot space at 999 Postal Road in Hanover Township, Lehigh County.

Mar 17, 2021

R&R Provisions names new leadership

Company Chairman Scott V. Fainor announced that Harry Ludwick has been hired to serve as president and CEO effective immediately. Ludwick, who previously worked as R&R’s head butcher has more than 40 years in the meat and food service industries.

Mar 10, 2021

AEDC reports record 2020 for companies at Allentown Bridgeworks

The AEDC has released the results of its annual incubation impact survey, which showed that its Bridgeworks Enterprise Center grew to a total of 11 companies earning nearly $16 million in revenue.

Mar 8, 2021

With new COVID-19 tests on the way, OraSure expects solid growth in 2021

As the company quickly pivoted to address the COVID-19 pandemic, Bethlehem’s OraSure Technologies Inc. exited 2020 a stronger company with an 11% growth in sales -- $50 million of which was in COVID-19-related testing equipment alone.

Mar 4, 2021

Lehigh, Lancaster workforce programs get boost from state

The Manufacturers Resource Center of the Lehigh Valley has received $192,500 in funding to develop two programs to improve technical education to fuel the manufacturing industry’s innovation needs.

Mar 2, 2021

Packaging manufacturer opening facility in Bethel Township

Chicago-based Pregis is opening a new manufacturing facility in Bethel Township. The packaging manufacturer said it expects to create approximately 80 jobs when the facility opens in April.

Mar 1, 2021

U.S. Army orders 99 heavy dump trucks from Mack Defense

Mack Defense said the U.S. Army has ordered 99 Mack Defense non-armored heavy dump trucks as part of a previously announced contract that has the potential to be worth up to $296 million over seven years.

Feb 26, 2021

B. Braun receives FDA approval for Acetaminophen Injection

Bethlehem’s B. Braun has received Federal Food & Drug Administration approval for its product that is the first and only Acetaminophen Injection available in multiple doses.

Feb 17, 2021

Victaulic acquires Western Pa. foundry for expected growth

Victaulic in Easton is growing its foundry production capacity by 70% with the acquisition of the 220-square-foot Waupaca manufacturing plant in Western Pennsylvania.

Feb 16, 2021

Allentown Bridgeworks renovating space for STEAM education

With the help of a $50,000 grant from the PPL Foundation, the Allentown Economic Development Corp. will be renovating its STEAM education makerspace at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center business incubator.

Feb 15, 2021

Air Products opens cryogenic nitrogen plant in Malaysia

Air Products of Trexlertown has gone on-steam with its first cryogenic nitrogen plant in the Bayan Lepas Free Industrial Zone in Penang Malaysia.