Highwood Industries Expands Again, to Add Staff Posted on Friday, October 9th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

After only a dozen years in business, Schuylkill County-based Highwood USA LLC is in the middle of its third expansion and is on track to increase its workforce by nearly 25 percent Continue Reading ...

CEWA Technologies Featured in Greater Reading Chamber Commerce Quarterly Posted on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

CEWA Technologies’ new solar dish produces energy at a price that competes with fossil fuels without government subsidies. By using existing materials in new ways and employing a unique design, CEWA’s solar collector Continue Reading ...

OraSure receives $1.5M Ebola Test Order from CDC Posted on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

OraSure Technologies Inc., the Bethlehem-based company that earlier this year developed a test for Ebola, will sell $1.5 million of its new product to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The OraQuick Ebola Rapid Antigen Test uses the same technology OraSure deployed for creating its rapid HIV and HCV tests. Read more: http://bit.ly/1KQg2Bl

B. Braun Receives FDA Clearance for Infusomat Space Pump Posted on Friday, September 25th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its second-generation, large-volume Infusomat® Space Pump. Continue Reading ...

Prova Systems’ New Vehicle Inertia Monitor Captures Equipment Performance Issues Prior to Failure Posted on Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Prova Systems’ Vehicle Inertia Monitor (VIM) is a new dual mode advanced J1939 CAN-bus vibration analyzer and vehicle attitude sensor for heavy-duty vehicle prognostics and performance monitoring. The VIM provides indicators of degradation in equipment performance so that preventive maintenance can be performed to improve efficiency and avoid catastrophic system failure replacement costs. Read more: http://bit.ly/1QWoEuL

Particle Sciences Acquired by Lubrizol Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

The Lubrizol Corporation announced that it has acquired Bethlehem-based Particle Sciences, a global leader in complex formulations including drug eluting device product development as well as sterile and particulate drug products. Lubrizol Continue Reading ...

Cernostics Paper Published in Journal of Pathology Informatics Posted on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Cernostics’ paper describes a biomarker imaging approach, TissueCypher™, that quantifies key components of biopsies such as those found in cancer and pre-cancer conditions. Read more: http://bit.ly/1K6FXIi

Micro Interventional Devices Receives $250K Follow-on Funding Posted on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Micro Interventional Devices, Inc., which began in Ben Franklin TechVentures, Bethlehem, received a $250,000 follow-on investment from the Life Sciences Greenhouse of Central Pennsylvania. The company is developing a disruptive technology that enables some heart surgeries to be conducted through a puncture in the skin as opposed to through open surgery. Read more: http://bit.ly/1JEbvnp

Noble Biomaterials Receives Certification for its Anti-Odor Technology Posted on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Noble Biomaterials, manufacturer of antimicrobial and anti-odor technologies for performance fabrics, received bluesign® Product Line Approval for its XT2™ technology. bluesign® is widely recognized as a textile manufacturing benchmark. XT2™ employs a proprietary process to provide permanent anti-odor protection that does not wash off or wear out. Read more: http://prn.to/1O9y97V

Cambridge-Lee CEO featured in Workplace Readiness Series Posted on Monday, August 31st, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Andi Funk, CEO of Cambridge-Lee Industries, Reading, provides advice to students entering the work world in this episode of the Greater Reading Chamber of Commerce series. Cambridge-Lee is a BFTP/NEP client and winner of the 2014 BFTP/NEP Manufacturing Achievement Award. View here: http://bit.ly/1hrOlXt  
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