May 16, 2022

Retiring Pennsylvania Chamber president reflects on serving the state

Gene Barr says it's been a great ride working to make Pennsylvania a better place to work, live and play. 

May 13, 2022

State grant to fund manufacturing career camp programs

Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding for Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs (NBT), a charitable foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International, through Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program (MTTC) to introduce students to careers in manufacturing through Summer Manufacturing Camps throughout Pennsylvania. 

May 11, 2022

The Rodale Institute selected to receive federal money for agricultural sustainability

The Rodale Institute, Berks County, is one of 23 projects across the state to receive a federal grant intended to grow markets and increase the quality, safety and sustainability of the state’s specialty crops. 

May 10, 2022

Distribution center in Allentown looking to hire 90-120 employees before opening in the fall

Wisconsin-based Uline, a shipping supply specialist, is opening a new distribution center in Allentown and plans to hire between 90-120 associates to staff the facility.  

May 10, 2022

Microscopy distribution and service center leases space in Bethlehem industrial park

A Massachusetts firm is partnering with J. G. Petrucci Co. Inc., to build a microscopy distribution and service center in Bethlehem.  

May 10, 2022

B. Braun joins partnership to help frontline health care workers

Braun Medical Inc. of Bethlehem, a manufacturer of infusion therapy and pain management, has announced a collaboration agreement with Massachusetts General Hospital, one of the nation's leading research hospitals, to jointly develop innovative solutions to help frontline health care workers improve patient care and reduce the daily stress brought on by workplace demands.

May 9, 2022

Penn State Berks grad turns love of camping into new business

It’s a Monday morning and Nathan Bonslaver is going camping. 

May 4, 2022

Berks County firm among nine to receive PIDA low-interest loans

F.M. Brown’s Sons Inc. of Sinking Spring received a Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority low-interest loan to purchase processing equipment, Governor Tom Wolf said today. 

May 4, 2022

Free training for machining positions offered

Northampton Community College is holding a free hands-on program to provide students with the skills needed to fill machining positions in Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. 

May 3, 2022

Growth of craft beer, wine and distilleries leads to new degree at Northampton Community College

The growth of the craft beer, wine and spirits industry has led Northampton Community College to offer a Craft Distillery degree for those interested in a career in the industries. 

May 2, 2022

New craft beer a collaboration of two Reading businesses

Chatty Monks Brewery and Unique Snacks, two Reading craft businesses, have partnered to create Split Face, an Amber Lager featuring a savory hint of pretzel. 

May 2, 2022

Soltech Solutions named Entrepreneurial Success of Year by SBA

Soltech Solutions, Bethlehem, is the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Eastern Pennsylvania District’s Entrepreneurial Success of the Year.