Monthly Archives:
August, 2017


  1. LifeAire Systems Partners With St. Luke’s-Allentown to Bring Transformational Innovation to Hospital Air Quality for Improved Patient Care

     St. Luke’s University Health Network and LifeAire Systems, Allentown, Pennsylvania, have formed a strategic partnership to utilize new technology designed to remove airborne pathogens from critical hospital environments.    Studies show that airborne pathogens can contribute to illnesses and infections that can occur during a patient’s stay in the hospital.  St. Luke’s will collaborate with Continue Reading…

  2. Freshpet Event Launches National Grocery Manufacturing Industry Tour

    Freshpet Kitchens, Northampton County, was the first stop on a national tour to promote the grocery manufacturing industry. The Grocery Manufacturers Association called Freshpet of the fastest-growing providers of manufacturing jobs in the Lehigh Valley. Via Lehigh Valley Business: 

  3. Success Story – Custom Processing Services

     Successful Ben Franklin client Gregg Shemanski, president of Custom Processing Services, Reading, describes his company and BFTP’s support –      

  4. Xverity Posts Video

    BFTP client/TechVentures resident Xverity posted a new video:

  5. Freshpet Posts Strong Second Quarter

    Specialty pet-food maker Freshpet Inc. earlier this year launched its “Feed the Growth” strategy. That plan got off to a good start when the company announced second-quarter results that satisfied Wall Street’s appetite. Freshpet, which makes its refrigerated, vitamin-packed dog and cat food in the Lehigh Valley, posted net sales in the second quarter of Continue Reading…

  6. Glemser and Intelex Partner to Deliver Optimized Quality Management Solutions to Life Science Market

    Expanded practices drive performance and lower total cost of ownership for medical device and pharmaceutical customers. More:

  7. LVstartup E-Newsletter Released by LVEDC

      The August issue includes stories on BFTP clients OraSure and Dellicker Strategies and news on BFTP’s latest funding round. More:

  8. OraSure Overachieves in Second Quarter

    OraSure Technologies, a Bethlehem diagnostic testing and specimen collection company, reported second-quarter earnings and sales that exceeded expectations. Because of its growth, the company is looking into an expansion of its workforce in Bethlehem and other locations. Via Morning Call: