May 2, 2022

Walking tour of Reading celebrates Small Business Week

Celebrating Small Business Week, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Acting Secretary Neil Weaver toured downtown Reading today to highlight the importance of small businesses in the commonwealth. 

Apr 29, 2022

Vinyl Press Signs & Graphics to hold grand opening at new location

Vinyl Press Signs & Graphics has moved to the borough of Emmaus. 

Air Products
Apr 29, 2022

Air Products awarded $900M Taiwan contract

Air Products of Upper Macungie Township announced that Air Products San Fu Co. Ltd has been awarded by one of the world's largest semiconductor manufacturers to supply industrial gases to the customer's new semiconductor manufacturing facility in Kaohsiung, Southern Taiwan. 

Apr 28, 2022

Owner of Fit AF Nutrition named Small Business Person of the Year

Jordan Galasso, owner of Fit AF Nutrition, Carbondale, is the Eastern Pennsylvania Small Business Person of the Year for 2022. 

Apr 28, 2022

ByHeart celebrates FDA registration of Reading formula facility

ByHeart, a baby nutrition company, officially announced the FDA registration of its Reading manufacturing facility, becoming only the fourth vertically integrated U.S. infant formula brand to have full oversight of their production, supply chain and R&D. 

Apr 27, 2022

Addressing mental health issues in the workplace good for business

Mental health is a topic that has reached high priority since the start of the pandemic, prompting companies to look a bit closer at their policies and procedures. While the issue isn’t new, the pandemic has caused a lot of uncertainty in people’s lives and managers need to learn how to approach employees in an empathetic way to find solutions. 

Apr 26, 2022

Wolf administration visits LCTI to showcase career and technical education

Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed a $6 million increase for career and technical education in his final budget to prepare students for the workforce. Lehigh Career and Technical Institute, (LCTI), Schnecksville, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, would be a recipient of some of that money. 

Apr 22, 2022

Air Products teams up with California company to produce clean fuels

Air Products is teaming up with World Energy to build a $2 billion expansion at World Energy’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) hub in Paramount, California to produce renewable fuel.

Apr 20, 2022

Reading Bakery Systems offers new pita chip production system

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS) has introduced a production system that produces baked, split pita chips, as well as a variety of other baked crisp products.  

Apr 14, 2022

Apprenticeship programs are on the rise and the state is investing

Apprenticeship programs are growing across the state to help students earn while they learn and provide employers with a stream of workers they need. Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced awards totaling more than $11 million for 26 apprenticeship programs for occupations in agriculture, manufacturing, health care, IT, education, human services, building trades and more. 

Apr 8, 2022

Lehigh University among 17 schools chosen for Manufacturing PA grants

Lehigh University is one of 17 colleges in the state to receive grants totaling $2.3 million through the Manufacturing PA initiative, Gov. Tom Wolf said today. 

Apr 8, 2022

Agricultural research proposals sought by state

The state Department of Agriculture is looking for research proposals on sustaining and growing Pennsylvania’s $132.5 billion agriculture industry.