Oct 7, 2019

Report: Strong demand for cold storage poses challenges for developers

A new report by real estate firm CBRE said developers and investors are grappling with the specialized requirements needed to build new cold storage warehouses.

Oct 4, 2019

LV Manufacturers host Manufacturing Day events

Oct. 4 is national Manufacturing Day. To mark the occasion a number of Lehigh Valley manufacturers held special events to promote manufacturing careers to young people.

Oct 3, 2019

Pennsylvania to join regional greenhouse gas initiative

The initiative is a collaboration of nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that are looking toward a market-based approach to reduce gas emissions and combat climate change, but in a way that generates economic growth.

Oct 1, 2019

Keystone Cement to be sold for $151M

HeidelbergCement of Germany said its North American subsidiary, Lehigh Hanson Inc., will be buying the plant from Giant Cement for $151 million.

Sep 30, 2019

Weighing in on what works best for workplace safety

Officials from the federal Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration office presented a free workshop as a way to help other companies learn new ideas on addressing safety.

Sep 30, 2019

California-based manufacturer to create 70 jobs with new facility in Monroe County

All Weather Insulated Panels, a California-based manufacturer of insulated metal panels with two manufacturing facilities, one in California and one in Arkansas, will open a third manufacturing operation in Monroe County, creating 70 new full-time jobs.

Sep 27, 2019

Brewing company set to open in Phillipsburg

Invertase Brewing Co., a family-run business, will open Oct. 10 in a vacant space at 51 North Broad St. in Phillipsburg, New Jersey near the Easton border.

Sep 27, 2019

A Conversation With: Richard Hobbs of the Manufacturers Resource Center of the Lehigh Valley

Richard Hobbs is the third president and CEO for the Manufacturers Resource Center since its inception, some 30+ years ago.

Sep 26, 2019

‘Employers are no longer in the driver’s seat’-Challenges of tight labor market are focus of LVB’s HR Symposium 2019

How can employers recruit and retain good employees in today’s tight job market? The answer, according to the professionals gathered for this year’s Lehigh Valley Business HR Symposium, is to adapt to the changing needs of the workforce. “Employers are chasing a very small pool of available workers,” said Jacob Stitman, shareholder with Fitzpatrick Lentz […]

Sep 25, 2019

Instructor helps students win big in national manufacturing competitions

One precision machine technology instructor at Carbon Career & Technical Institute in Jim Thorpe has been working at the school for 13 years and in that time, has helped many of his students win national medals for competing against students from across the U.S. through the SkillsUSA program.

Sep 25, 2019

Pet industry startups hoping to fetch ideas at Bethlehem Innovation Challenge

The Pet Innovation Challenge, a two-day event, is being organized in cooperation with New Hope, a promoter of natural foods expos.

Sep 24, 2019

KME announces layoffs in Carbon County

Three years after selling its principal division, Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. of Carbon County announced a series of layoffs that would affect 70 employees.