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  1. Xverity Launches Patient@Home Hub

    Patient@Home Hub is the first comprehensive on-demand resource service for patients and caregivers to avoid hospital readmissions. The Hub provides users with on-demand access to transportation, medication therapy management, home delivery of prepared meals and groceries, curated education videos for patients and caregivers, and concierge services such as housekeeping, bookkeeping, event planning, errands and other Continue Reading…

  2. Four BFTP Clients Receive KIZ Tax Credits

    BFTP clients InnovForm Therapeutics LLC, MindMe, Inc., NextShift, and ViiHealth, Inc. will receive Southside Bethlehem Keystone Innovation Zone investments through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. Via LVEDC: http://bit.ly/2mxQc2c 

  3. Trade Show Feature: Custom Processing Services

    Interview: Gregg Shemanski, President and Co-founder – Via Ceramics Expo: http://bit.ly/2Eshdeb 

  4. Moving Wastewater Plant Operations into the Digital Age

    Carbondale-based Pleasant Mount Welding, with a Ben Franklin investment, will soon begin marketing a new control panel that can run municipal and industrial plants with a greater level of automation, replacing larger panels covered with multi-colored switches with compact, touch-screen versions. Via Scranton Times: http://bit.ly/2ErKyFv 

  5. Xverity Hopes to Cure a Patient Care “Disconnect”

    Xverity Inc. is a 3-year-old health care company in Ben Franklin TechVentures that applies software tools, such as a mobile app, to help homebound patients receive coordinated access to services from clinical and social-care providers. Via @MCall: http://bit.ly/2lK8yvF 

  6. LifeAire Systems Installed in New St. Luke’s-Allentown Wing

    St. Luke’s University Health Network opened a 32-bed surgical wing at its Allentown campus that features an air purification system expected to reduce infections and airborne illnesses. The LifeAire Systems purification system uses an electrical current to kill bacteria, viruses and debris in the air without creating any byproducts. More Via @lvb_com:  http://bit.ly/2BqIoc0  via @mcall: Continue Reading…

  7. Highwood USA Expands With Hazleton Manufacturing Plant

    Highwood USA, a manufacturer of low-maintenance synthetic wood components, will be expanding its operations into Hazleton, PA. The company will create 58 jobs in Luzerne County. Highwood  purchased an existing 146,000 square-foot building in Hazleton City, with plans to move its fabrication and supply chain units to the new facility, while maintaining its 93,000 square-foot Continue Reading…

  8. Rea.deeming Beauty Three-peats as Fastest-Growing Regional Company

    The cosmetics manufacturer Rea.deeming Beauty Inc., Bethlehem, was named the region’s fastest growing company at Lehigh Valley Business’ Fastest Growing Companies awards ceremony for the third straight year. Also ranked are Ben Franklin clients Demco Automation; Bioscience, Inc.; and Vigon International, Inc. Via Lehigh Valley Business: http://bit.ly/2iAj2jz 

  1. Micro Interventional Devices Continues Clinical Success

    Micro Interventional Devices, Inc.™ (MID) announced the second successful implantation of its MIA (Minimally Invasive Annuloplasty) technology.  The patient was enrolled in the first arm of the STTAR (Study of Transcatheter Tricuspid Annular Repair) clinical trial studying the safety and efficacy of MID’s MIA device designed to eliminate or greatly reduce tricuspid regurgitation. More: http://prn.to/2gGlTae 

  2. 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 

  3. Xverity Posts New Company Video

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

  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. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 

  8. 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