Bridgeworks Flex Launch Space Aims for Tech Start-ups Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

The Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, member of the Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network, has developed a reputation for nourishing budding manufacturers. Now it’s looking to grow a new variety of companies, tech start-ups, through its Flex Launch and Co-working Space, a newly renovated gallery of 20 small, budget-priced offices clustered around a common work space. Read more: http://bit.ly/1MmebHm

B. Braun Launches Ster-ASSIST™ – First & Only Comprehensive Sterile IV Kit Supporting Ultrasound Posted on Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

B. Braun Medical Inc. announced the launch of its Ster-ASSIST™ Sterile Peripheral IV Catheter Insertion Kit. In an effort to promote best practice in sterile technique and clinician safety, while still providing convenience, B. Braun has packaged into a single kit all of the components needed to perform ultrasound-guided peripheral IV therapy procedures. Read more: http://mwne.ws/1j5Ci2C

Appeeling Fruit Unveils New Logo and Packaging Posted on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Appeeling Fruit Inc. announced a new logo and packaging graphics that use colors that help connect the product to the idea of fruit picked fresh from local orchards. The company distributes packages Continue Reading ...

Cernostics Receives $1.2MM NIH Grant for Esophageal Cancer Diagnostic Technology Posted on Thursday, October 29th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

The National Institutes of Health awarded Bethlehem-based Cernostics a $1.2MM grant to further validate the ability of its TissueCypher™ Barrett’s Esophagus assay to predict the future risk of progression to esophageal cancer. Continue Reading ...

Rea.deeming Beauty Tops Fastest-Growing Company List Posted on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Ben Franklin client Rea.deeming Beauty was ranked first on Lehigh Valley Business’ list of fastest-growing companies. Other BFTP client finalists were Follett Corporation, Vigon International, and Solar Technology, Inc. “The companies on Continue Reading ...

Bridgeworks Enterprise Center Selected as 2015 PEDA Program of the Year Posted on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, a member of the Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network, won the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association (PEDA) 2015 Program of the Year award. Bridgeworks is owned and managed by  the Continue Reading ...

Agility, Leadership Keep Summit Steel on Path to Growth Posted on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Complementing outstanding leadership by president Gary Romig, Summit Steel’s growth was supported in a collaborative effort among three economic development entities. The result is Summit Steel’s 100,000-square-foot facility and 85 employees. Read more: http://bit.ly/1Xic0cW

Noble Biomaterials’ Anti-Odor Technology Earns bluesign® Certification Posted on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 in Client & Alumni News

Noble Biomaterials Inc., a Scranton-based manufacturer of antimicrobial and anti-odor technologies for performance fabrics, has received bluesign product line approval for its XT2™ technology. XT2 employs a proprietary process to provide permanent anti-odor protection that does not wash off or wear out. The XT2 product line meets bluesign requirements for durability, adherence, efficacy and low human toxicity. Read more: http://bit.ly/1PxQcbI

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 ...
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