Mar 3, 2023

Reading company gets state loan to manufacture specialty wheelchair vans

J-Van Body Inc., a minority-owned business in Reading, was approved for a $195,000 loan from the Pennsylvania Minority Business Development Authority to produce specialty vans for people with disabilities.

Feb 6, 2023

Dream Teams see success in promoting manufacturing jobs

The Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) in Allentown launched a PA Dream Team pilot program in Berks County to introduce manufacturing job opportunities in area schools that MRC says is a great success.

Feb 6, 2023

Passion pushes Allentown company’s growth

Allentown native Nick Beers found a niche and turned it into a growing business.

Jan 18, 2023

Bethlehem architect brings new philosophy to home design

Joseph Biondo is quietly challenging the traditional philosophy, process and delivery of architecture. 

Jan 12, 2023

New technology in agriculture featured at PA Farm Show

The Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg is highlighting two machines that improve technology for loggers and farmers. 

Jul 28, 2022

Phoenix Tube Co. to create 30 jobs with expansion

Phoenix Tube Company Inc., a manufacturer of stainless-steel products, is expanding its operation in Bethlehem which will create at least 30 full-time jobs. 

Jul 26, 2022

Biden Administration exceeds goal for small business contracts

U.S. Small Business Administration today said the Biden-Harris Administration exceeded its small business federal contracting goal, awarding $154.2 billion in contracts to small businesses. 

Jul 25, 2022

Air Products continues efforts to reach net-zero carbon emissions

Air Products is furthering its commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. 

Jul 20, 2022

Allentown pharma firm hopes to soon have oral vaccine to market

With Phase 1 testing now complete and showing positive results, U.S. Specialty Formulations of Allentown is moving forward with the oral COVID-19 vaccine that it is producing. 

Jul 18, 2022

Mobile, Alabama, orders Mack electric refuse truck

The City of Mobile, Alabama, has ordered a Lehigh Valley-made Mack LR Electric Class 8 refuse vehicle to help the city achieve its goals of being a more resilient and energy-efficient city.  

Jul 18, 2022

Lehigh Valley continues to see high demand for industrial space

Despite high fuel costs and supply chain issues, Newmark Real Estate said the I-81/78 industrial market remains strong. 

Jul 14, 2022

Lehigh Valley manufacturers promote tech hub

Rich Hobbs, president and CEO of the Manufacturers Resource Center recently spoke on behalf of manufacturers at a virtual roundtable discussion hosted by Rep. Susan Wild, D-Allentown, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimond.