Allentown Economic Development Corporation

Allentown Enterprise Zone Awards Loan to Local Injection Molding Startup

Polymer Contours to utilize Enterprise Zone Loan program for equipment and growth Allentown, Pennsylvania — The Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) announced today that it had provided a $47,900 loan to Polymer Contours Inc. through the Allentown Enterprise Zone Loan Revolving Loan Fund. Polymer Contours Inc. will use the loan to purchase new equipment that […]

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AEDC Incubator Clients Can Get Small Boost With Big Impact Thanks to New Microloan Fund

Business incubator clients at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown already receive great benefits designed to help them get a solid start. Assistance provided by the Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) includes organized peer mentoring groups, training sessions on a variety of topics relevant for startup companies, and the consulting services of the Entrepreneur-in-Residence. But […]

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Remediation of key brownfield site in Enterprise Zone nears completion

Progress continues at the Allentown Metal Works brownfield site in South Allentown as the remediation process necessary to return it to use as a manufacturing facility winds down. Phase I of site remediation, which was completed in April 2015 and supported with $350,000 from the City of Allentown’s EPA-funded Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund, passed its […]

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Community contributions sought to allow AEDC progress to continue

Last year, and for the first time in more than a decade, AEDC proactively solicited the support of local business partners to request contributions. The effort raised $48,000, much to the delight of Executive Director Scott Unger. Partners like Air Products, PPL, UGI, Lehigh Valley Health Network and others contributed the funds needed to allow […]

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