According to Rich Serio, CEO of Zero Truck Corp., it was no small coincidence that Zero Truck relocated to Allentown from California in 2011.
“We had conversations with California and New York, but Allentown seemed to be the best area to establish an assembly plant, since Allentown had Mack Trucks and the skilled workers needed for this kind of truck manufacturing,” Serio said. “There is a great truck story in the Lehigh Valley for a variety of reasons.”
After receiving a $250,000 investment from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania in 2011, Zero Truck established itself at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown. Read More http://www.lvb.com/article/20130301/LVB01/303019984/Allentown-manufacturer-turns-out-electric-powered-trucks#.UTT_UaKzcxA