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2017

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  1. Cambridge-Lee Celebrates 75th Anniversary

    Andrea Funk, chief executive officer of Cambridge-Lee Industries, addressed a crowd of more than 300, “In an era where the average life of a Fortune 500 Company is 15 years, Cambridge Lee Industries LLC is proudly celebrating its 75th anniversary of manufacturing copper tubing.” Via Berks Community Television:  http://bit.ly/2ioagVM 

  2. Xverity Posts New Company Video

    View the Xverity story from Ben Franklin client and TechVentures resident company founder Joe Cellucci: http://bit.ly/2yvsknj 

  3. Ben Franklin TechVentures West Wing Offically Open

    “Ben Franklin” joins in the celebration  R. Chadwick Paul, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP), officially dedicated the new West Wing of the Ben Franklin TechVentures® incubator/post-incubator facility at a ceremony Thursday afternoon, October 19. Approximately 100 business and community leaders, including elected officials, attended Continue Reading…

  4. LifeAire Systems Announces Collaboration with G-CON Manufacturing

    Combined solution provides a turnkey and cleaner cleanroom solution. LifeAire Systems and G-CON Manufacturing announced a collaboration to combine the LifeAire’s air purification technologies within G-CON cleanroom PODs for applications such as cell/tissue culture and gene and cell therapy processes which can benefit from an even higher level of air purity than typically achieved in Continue Reading…

  5. BFTP’s Okrepkie on tecBridge Radio

    BFTP Pocono Northeast Regional Manager Ken Okrepkie was featured in a podcast on 94.3 The Talker on September 30th. Okrepkie addresses business incubation and the entrepreneurial climate in Northeastern PA. Via tecBridge Radio: http://www.tecbridgepa.org/tecbridge-radio.  

  6. Vizinex RFID to Expand, Add Equipment

    Vizinex RFID, which makes radio frequency identification tags for a variety of industries, will buy new automated equipment and expand its manufacturing capabilities. The new facility in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, will provide room for growth. Via Lehigh Valley Business

  7. Grovara Wants You to be in the Export Business

    Headquartered at Ben Franklin TechVentures, Grovara is finding new ways to connect U.S. food companies with overseas markets. Via Technical.ly Philly

  8. RCN Community Spotlight Features BFTP and Clients

    RCN’s Community Spotlight featured Ben Franklin Technology Partners CEO Chad Paul and Chief Marketing Officer Laura Eppler; and clients Ozzie Lopez of CICLON Semiconductor Device Corp., now Texas Instruments Lehigh Valley; Joe Cellucci of Xverity; and Dr. Ray Glemser of Glemser Technologies Corp. View here.

  1. Success Story – Saladax Biomedical

    Sal Salamone, Ph.D., CEO of BFTP/NEP client Saladax Biomedical, Ben Franklin TechVentures, Bethlehem – http://bit.ly/2w4KFD9 

  2. Snowboards Have a Lot to Learn From Catamarans

    The wild designs from BFTP client Gilson Boards make shredding a bit more buttery and playful. More via Bloomberg Businessweek: http://bit.ly/2xjosEw 

  3. Appeeling Fruit Products in Sheetz’s new ‘Kids Mealz’

    Sheetz announced an expansion of its “Made-to-Order” menu to include 15 different, customizable Kidz Mealz. Among the sides being offered is a package of Appeeling Fruit’ss apple slices, along with grapes and strawberry yogurt. The Kidz Mealz’s options adhere to the National Restaurant Association’s LiveWell requirements. Via WFMZ-TV69 : http://bit.ly/2wvy3Ew 

  4. LifeAire Systems’ Technology Used by Top Fertility Lab in U.S.

    LifeAire Systems, a technology leader in air purification for healthcare, announced that the 2015 program with highest live-birth rate for women under 35 according to fertilitysuccessrates.com uses the company’s patented, multi-stage air purification media system. The technology remediates up to 99.99% of biological and chemical contaminants in both source and return air. More: http://bit.ly/2h3f1Qa 

  5. Lehigh Valley Businesses Learn About International Trade at TechVentures Event

    At Ben Franklin TechVentures, dozens of Lehigh Valley businesspeople sat at tables across from a group of international trade officials for a series of quick conversations with a goal of increasing global sales. The trade representatives, representing four continents on behalf of the PA Department of Community and Economic Development, attempt to find international distributors Continue Reading…

  6. Cernostics Announces Leadership Team Expansion

    Cernostics, a privately-held diagnostics company focused on delivering next-generation cancer diagnostics and prognostics, announced today the appointment of Lisa Bichsel as Vice President of Marketing to continue development and growth for the company. Ms. Bichsel previously served as Vice President of Marketing for C2 Therapeutics and Commercial Marketing Director for BARRX Medical, companies offering eradication Continue Reading…

  7. Success Story – FMI

    – Successful Ben Franklin alumnus client: Kevin Rhodes, CEO and founder of BFTP/NEP client FMI, Allentown – http://bit.ly/2wVio3d 

  8. 3 BFTP Clients Among Region’s Fastest-Growing Companies

    Congratulations to Demco Automation, Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc., and Vigon International, Inc., named among Lehigh Valley Business’ Fastest Growing Companies list for 2017 – companies identified as the region’s most dynamic that have made significant contributions to the local economy. More: bit.ly/2gXFJcN