Transportation & Distribution

Oct 4, 2019

Trucking company expands operations with $2.5M investment

A trucking company that strives to give back to the community got some extra help as it invests in an expansion project in Schuylkill Haven.

Oct 2, 2019

Keystone-Harley Davidson buys land in Whitehall for new dealership

Electric motorcycles are among the new products expected to be available at a new Keystone-Harley Davidson dealership in Whitehall Township. The company will expand its market territory when the new location opens next fall.

Sep 26, 2019

‘Employers are no longer in the driver’s seat’-Challenges of tight labor market are focus of LVB’s HR Symposium 2019

How can employers recruit and retain good employees in today’s tight job market? The answer, according to the professionals gathered for this year’s Lehigh Valley Business HR Symposium, is to adapt to the changing needs of the workforce. “Employers are chasing a very small pool of available workers,” said Jacob Stitman, shareholder with Fitzpatrick Lentz […]

Sep 24, 2019

KME announces layoffs in Carbon County

Three years after selling its principal division, Kovatch Mobile Equipment Corp. of Carbon County announced a series of layoffs that would affect 70 employees.

Sep 23, 2019

Asphalt plant owner files for bankruptcy

The owner of an asphalt plant in Lopatcong Township, New Jersey, recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after completing construction of the project.

Sep 18, 2019

Free parking program aims to boost business in downtown Allentown

Looking to lure more people to visit downtown Allentown businesses after 5 p.m. and on weekends, the city’s parking authority and its prominent developer are promoting a free parking program starting Sept. 19.

Sep 16, 2019

Beverage manufacturer to invest $200M in new Lehigh Valley site

Park 100 Logistics Center, a two-building industrial site under construction near Route 100 in Upper Macungie that once served as a Kraft-Heinz plant, will soon be home to beverage maker Keurig Dr. Pepper.

Aug 29, 2019

$2.8M state grant will help fund new aviation hangar at LVIA

A $16 million aviation hangar under construction off Postal Road in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, will get a boost in funding from the state.

Aug 29, 2019

Dunkin’ to open a spot at Lehigh Valley International Airport

Lehigh Valley International Airport will add to its roster of food and beverage options when Dunkin' opens a kiosk at the airport this fall.

Aug 23, 2019

Developer buys land for new industrial property off I-78

Dermody Properties, a private equity real estate investment, development and management company bought 9024 Old Route 22 in Bethel Township and is developing a new distribution center.

Aug 20, 2019

With $50M investment, Allegiant aims to expand its presence at Lehigh Valley airport

Allegiant said it would establish an aircraft base at Lehigh Valley International Airport, set to begin operations in February 2020. The base would be Allegiant’s 18th and bring at least 66 new jobs for pilots, flight attendants, mechanics and others this spring.

Aug 19, 2019

Pottstown keg maker wins approval from U.S. Dept. of Commerce in antidumping investigation

American Keg Co., a manufacturer of American steel kegs from Pottstown, petitioned the U.S. Department of Commerce in 2018 seeking action against exporters from Mexico have sold refillable steel kegs at less than fair value in the U.S. The federal department recently launched an investigation to determine if it would apply tariffs to Mexican imports of steel kegs.