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.
Vinyl Press Signs & Graphics to hold grand opening at new location
Vinyl Press Signs & Graphics has moved to the borough of Emmaus.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.