Ben Franklin News

Winners of 2015 BFTP Incubator Grad Award Launch 2nd Company

At BFTP’s 2015 iXchange, Luminaire Testing Laboratory, cofounded by Mike Grather and Tracy Silvert, won the Incubator Graduate Innovation award. An alum of the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, which is a member of the Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network, Luminaire was successfully sold to Underwriters Laboratories (UL). UL moved the company from Bridgeworks to a 38,000 ft2 facility in Lehigh County and grew it to 19 employees. These same founders just launched their second company, LightLab International Allentown LLC, an ISO-certified photometric testing laboratory, also at Bridgeworks. Read more: