May 24, 2023

Ben Franklin announces nearly $1M in regional investments

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced the investment of $925,000 in area companies. 

May 23, 2023

Automating warehouses not a threat to labor force

The use of automation in warehouses that have sprung up across Lehigh Valley won’t impact the workforce, at least for now.

May 16, 2023

Lehigh Valley chip start-up unveils revolutionary semiconductor technology

Bethlehem-based iDEAL Semiconductor, a fabless semiconductor company focused on delivering power efficiency that reduces the carbon footprint, announced Tuesday the general availability of its patented SuperQ technology.

May 4, 2023

Center for Sustainable Innovation to be located in Allentown

Allentown-based Iota Communications Inc., a wireless communication and data analytics software company, announced a joint venture with Fintech.TV, the global news media platform focused on digital and impact investment content, to create the Center for Sustainable Innovation.

May 4, 2023

Comcast expands its Xfinity 10G Network to Coopersburg

Comcast is expanding its Xfinity 10G Network to more than 1,200 homes and businesses in the Borough of Coopersburg in Lehigh County, with completion of the project expected this month.

May 2, 2023

Air Products pens deal to provide technology to Texas port project

Air Products will provide its liquified natural gas (LNG) technology to Sempra Infrastructure’s Port Arthur LNG Phase I project in Jefferson County, Texas. 

May 1, 2023

Berks County internet provider expands to Williamsport area

FastBridge Fiber, a fiber-optic internet company based in Wyomissing, has begun expansion of its network to the Greater Williamsport region, and will start construction in Bloomsburg and Danville in the coming weeks.

Apr 28, 2023

Bethlehem venture capital firm gets $2.5M to invest in start-ups

A Bethlehem-based company is one of two Pennsylvania venture capital firms that will make investments in early-stage technology companies has been $2.5 million through the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority from the state Department of Community and Economic Development.

Mar 31, 2023

Improving lives of disabled people theme of upcoming conference

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation is looking for ways to improve the lives of people with disabilities by bringing industry leaders together to challenge the status quo. 

Mar 31, 2023

New point of sale system lifts restaurant’s bottom line

A change in the point of sale (POS) system at an Easton eatery has increased the restaurant’s bottom line. 

Mar 27, 2023

Wyomissing tech firm names second president

Wyomissing-based Weidenhammer, a technology company, named its second president in the company’s 45-year history. 

Mar 21, 2023

Regional investment includes six Lehigh Valley firms

Six Lehigh Valley companies will share part of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s $1.1 million investment in regional economic development.