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  • GRCA Announces Rebuilding Berks Initiative

    Posted in News on May 20th, 2020

    Reading Chamber unveils rebuilding plan for Berks County Lehigh Valley Business by: Susan Shelly, Contributing Writer May 19, 2020 The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) announced a “Rebuilding Berks” initiative to help county businesses prepare to reopen effectively when state… READ MORE

  • Business Parnerships May Be Eligible for Additional PPP Funds

    Posted in News on May 19th, 2020

    Partnerships may be able to increase PPP amount under SBA interim rule Lehigh Valley Business By: Justin Henry May 19, 2020 10:09 am Many PPP loans were approved for partnerships before the April guidelines were enacted, and those companies may… READ MORE

  • PPP Forgiveness New Alternative Payroll Guideline

    Posted in News on May 19th, 2020

    ‘Incredibly helpful’ PPP forgiveness guidelines include alternative payroll schedule Lehigh Valley Business By:Justin Henry May 18, 2020  4:39 pm The latest SBA guidelines allow borrowers to calculate payroll costs using an “alternative payroll covered period” that the SBA says can… READ MORE

  • Lehigh Valley, Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery

    Posted in News on May 16th, 2020

    What shape will post COVID-19 economic recovery take in the Lehigh Valley? Lehigh Valley Business By: Melinda Rizzo, Contributing Writer May 14, 2020 1:55 pm Kamran Afshar, director of the Kamran Afshar Data Analytics Center at DeSales University in Upper… READ MORE

  • WSCM Statewide Video Awards June 9

    Posted in “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?”, News on May 16th, 2020

    WSCM Statewide Video Awards  Students throughout the Commonwealth have been working hard with their manufacturing partners to create videos that answer the question, “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Save the date! These awards are between all the different contests across… READ MORE

  • MEP Generates 13:1 Return on Investment

    Posted in News on May 12th, 2020

    Study finds more than 13:1 return on Manufacturing Extension Partnership program For Immediate Release Manufacturers Resource Center May 11, 2020 7200A Windsor Drive | Allentown, PA 18106 Study finds more than 13:1 return on Manufacturing Extension Partnership program Effects extend… READ MORE

  • Victaulic Announces New President

    Posted in News on May 11th, 2020

    Rick Bucher named president of Victaulic Lehigh Valley Business Stacy Wescoe, May 1, 2020 Congratulations Rick Bucher!  Victaulic is one of Lehigh Valley’s top manufacturers that celebrated a full century of operation and innovation in 2019.  In 1919, Victaulic’s first… READ MORE

  • LVEDC Named Top Economic Development Agency

    Posted in News on May 8th, 2020

    LVEDC named top economic development agency for second year Lehigh Valley Business By: Stacy Wescoe May 6, 2020 4:16 pm For the second year in a row, LVEDC was named one of the Top 20 economic development agencies in the U.S…. READ MORE

  • Unique Pretzels Restarts Scholarship Campaign

    Posted in News on May 6th, 2020

    Unique Pretzels Restarts Folds of Honor campaign by Evan Jones, Editor Reading Eagle May 6, 2020 Berks County PA manufacturer, Unique Pretzels, will donate a portion from the sale of its Original Splits Pretzels to the Fields of Honor Foundation…. READ MORE

  • Lehigh Valley Business Events Going Virtual

    Posted in News on May 5th, 2020

    Lehigh Valley Business events are going virtual Lehigh Valley Business By: Cathy Hirko May 5, 2020 2:26 pm Lehigh Valley Business recently announced that their awards events are going fully virtual starting in June and will continue to be virtual… READ MORE