MRC News

Pipcorn Launches Nationally from the Lehigh Valley

Pipcorn launches nationally from the Lehigh Valley The Pipcorn snack product was discovered in Chicago but Factory LLC in Bethlehem, an investor that helps startups in the food industry, enabled this small company to begin selling nationally. The history of Pipcorn is...

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Economist Not Worried About the Short Term

Economist tells Reading Chamber he’s not worried about the short term Jay Bryson, however, says serious conversations need to be had about the long term. READING EAGLE by WES CIPOLLA | PUBLISHED: December 7, 2021 at 2:54 p.m. Wells Fargo Chief Economist, Jay Bryson,...

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Kitchen Magic Redesigns Operations

This is an inspirational story how Kitchen Magic redesigned operations and overcame the adversity of Covid utilizing virtual technology and changing their marketing and lead generation strategy.  They did this by advertising heavily through different social media channels, on billboards and returned to the direct-mail advertising.

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Martin Guitar Opens Brand New Warehouse

Martin Guitar opens newly built Tatamy warehouse WFMZ 69NEWS by Justin Backover Oct 19, 2021 C.F. Martin & Co. has officially opened its brand-new, state-of-the-art warehouse at 130 Commerce Lane in Tatamy, and the warehouse is close by to the company’s...

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