Dec 5, 2019

Pa Liquor Control Board approves $1.2 million in grants for state’s beer industry

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board approved $1.2 million in grants Dec. 4, aiming to enhance the Pennsylvania beer industry.  According to Gov. Tom Wolf, the grants are meant to increase the production of Pennsylvania-made malt and brewed beverages and aid in their promotion and marketing.

Dec 4, 2019

With online retail brand, longtime manufacturer starts nationwide shipping

Having been in business since 1934, one local meat manufacturer and distributor had been shipping its products for many years within a 250-mile radius of its home in Easton.

Dec 2, 2019

Medical device manufacturer ready to move into bigger space

A Dec. 9 ribbon cutting is planned for a major expansion effort at Tyber Medical LLC in the Lehigh Valley Industrial Park IV in Hanover Township, Northampton County.

Nov 22, 2019

Harsco sells Monroe County manufacturer

Cumberland County-based manufacturer Harsco Corp. sold its boiler manufacturing business in Monroe County this month as it continues to divest its industrial segment.

Nov 22, 2019

RADIUS pledges to make 100 percent recyclable products

Radius, the Kutztown-based specialty toothbrush and toothpaste company, has announced it will focus on sustainable products for the future, with a goal of making 100 percent recyclable products by 2020.

Nov 19, 2019

Business community celebrates launch of stuffed marshmallow factory

Held appropriately enough on International Entrepreneurs’ Day, a celebration was held at the new chocolate-stuffed manufacturing facility that will be bringing s’more than 130 jobs to the Lehigh Valley.

Nov 15, 2019

German manufacturer takes on expansion project

A German manufacturer of temperature-control products with U.S. headquarters in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, has begun an expansion project that would double its square footage.

Nov 14, 2019

Medical cannabis conference attracts 250 to Penn State Lehigh

With roughly a million potential patients for medical marijuana uses in the commonwealth and growing, those in the industry are exploring marijuana’s many components for deriving existing “cultivars” or “strains” for product development.

Nov 14, 2019

How deep is your company’s talent pool?

Employees are the lifeblood of any company’s succession, so regular planning should take into account how to maintain and grow the talent pool to make sure jobs are filled. Well executed, an employee succession plan can help a company build a robust workforce that can handle, or transition to key positions, to accommodate the inevitable […]

Nov 11, 2019

Vireo Health opens second Pa. medical marijuana dispensary

Minneapolis-based Vireo Health launched its second Pennsylvania medical marijuana dispensary last week with the opening of Green Goods Bethlehem in Lower Saucon Township.

Nov 5, 2019

Manufacturing group eyes growth with new location, more space

For more than 30 years a local nonprofit has helped companies train employees, increase productivity and open the doors by introducing students to the career possibilities in manufacturing. Now, it is looking to capitalize on that growth and offer more services and education to its clients.

Nov 5, 2019

Economic development organization to invest nearly $600,000 in regional companies

Several local companies earned funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners, including Phoenix Hockey USA of Tatamy, which will receive a loan of $25,000 to increase sales through improvements in distribution, direct promotion, and e-marketing.