Allentown Economic Development Corporation
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Flex Launch & Coworking Space Opening at Bridgeworks Enterprise Center

SBA Growth Accelerator Award Project Ready to Launch Allentown, Pennsylvania — On Friday, November 13th, the Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) will formally open its Flex Launch & Coworking space at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in south Allentown. The opening marks the culmination of the project that won the 2014 Growth Accelerator Challenge put on […]

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Bridgeworks Enterprise Center Selected as PEDA Program of the Year

Pennsylvania Economic Development Association Bestows Honors on Allentown Business Incubator Allentown, Pennsylvania — On Tuesday, October 27th, the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association (PEDA) recognized the Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) business incubation program with its 2015 Program of the Year award. The award was accepted by Anthony Durante, Program Manager, on behalf of AEDC at […]

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Another Bright Start for Seasoned Allentown Entrepreneurs

LightLab International Allentown Celebrates its Grand Opening Allentown, Pennsylvania — On Thursday, October 22nd, founders Mike Grather and Tracy Silvert celebrated the grand opening of LightLab International Allentown LLC, an ISO-certified photometric testing laboratory located at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown. The grand opening marks the culmination of nearly eight months of work involving […]

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AEDC announces relaunch of coworking space at November 13 event

Small business owners and independents alike will be excited to find out that the former Hive 4A and Home Office Alternative spaces are being relaunched as the new Flex Launch and Coworking Space at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center on November 13. The relaunch marks the culmination of the project that the Small Business Administration selected as […]

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Vycom and JH Plastics Donates Seaboard™ to Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in Jim Thorpe, PA, as Low-Maintenance Solution for New “Fallen Soldier” Sculpture

Please note: This is a reprint of a press lease originally published on the site by Vycom Plastics. The original press release can be found by clicking this link. Vycom and distributor JH Plastics, LLC, of Allentown, PA, have donated Seaboard™ to the town of Jim Thorpe, PA, for its new “Fallen Soldier” sculpture at […]

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MTS Ventures Team

PRESS RELEASE: MTS Ventures Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Graduation from Allentown Business Incubator

Allentown Design and Engineering Firm Marks Milestone Achievements Allentown, Pennsylvania — On Thursday, October 1st, the founders of MTS Ventures marked two major milestones in their entrepreneurial journey. The first milestone is celebrating their 10-year anniversary in business, an achievement that only about one-third of all startup companies accomplish. Secondly, MTS Ventures has graduated from […]

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Acme Cryogenics

Acme Cryogenics adds new building onto South Allentown facility

We’ve all heard the old adage that necessity is the mother of all invention. Acme Cryogenics recently learned just how inventive it could be when the South Allentown manufacturing company discovered it had a big need. Acme Cryogenics manufactures equipment and components, and provides engineering, design, fabrication, installation, and repair services for the food packaging, […]

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Rita Chesterton - Muhlenberg College

Three Questions with Rita Chesterton of Muhlenberg College

This summer Muhlenberg College hired Rita Chesterton as its new Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Through its relationship with the college, AEDC has participated in several Muhlenberg events, specifically their annual Innovation Challenge. “We are excited to see that Muhlenberg has hired someone with the expertise that Rita has,” said Anthony Durante, Program Manager of […]

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