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AEDC Goes On-Air for Lehigh Valley Public Radio Business Program

David Dunn, AEDC Loan Program Manager, appears as a guest of WDIY 88.1 Lehigh Valley Public Radio’s business program, Lehigh Valley Discourse. In June of 2021, WDIY’s Lehigh Valley…

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You’re Invited to Allentown’s New Brand Reveal Event!

You’re invited! Join friends, colleagues, and community members on July 27th at 2pm for the reveal of the City of Allentown’s new brand. Our partners at the City of Allentown made sure this brand was created by and for the…

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Your First 3 Steps to Apply for a Business Loan

Whether expanding or consolidating, you need to have cash on-hand to execute your strategy as a business undergoing or considering change. Your existing cash flow may not be enough to take you where you want it to go.  That is where a…

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Congresswoman Talks Manufacturing with Binah Winery

This morning, Congresswoman Susan Wild visited the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, a program of Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), to meet with the owner of Binah Winery. The meeting was part of a larger tour of…

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Vacant to Vibrant: A Transformation on Turner Street

In 2012 AEDC purchased a property located at 1021 Turner Street, a dilapidated building in the Old Allentown Historic District that had once seen much better days. Abandoned for over two decades, the property once functioned as an auto…

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You’re In Good Company at Bridgeworks’ Coworking Space

Vaccinations are well underway and dare we say it; the world feels like it’s finally opening back up. While many workplaces have resumed in-office activities, some have maintained remote policies, and others are operating under a…

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CEO of Ben Franklin Tech Partners Visits AEDC’s Bridgeworks Incubator

Today we welcomed visitors from Ben Franklin Technology Partners to the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, AEDC’s business incubator in Allentown. New CEO, Angelo Valletta, and Manager of Entrepreneurial Support, Anthony Durante (BFTP…

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Husband of Vice President Kamala Harris Meets with Manufacturers and Business Owners at AEDC’s Bridgeworks Center

When it comes to the hallways of a manufacturing incubator, rarely a day goes by when they’re not filled with the buzzing of heavy equipment and the hum of activity. But earlier this month, the usual commotion came to a brief halt…

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What’s Brewing at Bridgeworks for LV Beer Week

Allentown Beverage Manufacturers Celebrate Lehigh Valley Beer Week At AEDC, our mission has always been in support of local redevelopment and manufacturing. For more than 30 years, the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center has been our incubation…

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Press Release: Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff Visits Allentown Incubator, Bridgeworks Enterprise Center

PRESS RELEASE Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff visits Allentown Incubator, Bridgeworks Enterprise Center  Husband of Vice President Kamala Harris meets with local manufacturers and business owners Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff visits The…

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Press Release: Member of White House Administration to Meet Manufacturers Inside Allentown Incubator

PRESS RELEASE Member of White House Administration to Meet Manufacturers Inside Allentown Incubator  Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff, husband to Vice President Kamala Harris, scheduled to meet with local manufacturers and business owners…

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Bringing Brownfields Back to Life

Since 1970, April 22 has been recognized as “Earth Day,” an initiative to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Themes over the years have ranged from ‘trees for earth” to “protect our…

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Dream Turns Into Reality for Auto Repair Business Owner

Office commute woes got you down? Imagine walking out your back door, along a white picket fence, past a sparkling pool, and directly into your office! For Camilo Montoya, that dream became a reality after his auto repair shop was…

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A Bright Future for Medical Manufacturing in Allentown

In 2013, US Specialty Formulations (USSF) was an early-stage startup operating with $200,000 from investors and loans. Now, eight years later, the company is a leading manufacturer in the Lehigh Valley region, specializing in vaccines and…

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New Age Manufacturing in the Skeleton of the Old

The National Museum of Industrial History aired its newest virtual lecture in a series titled “Meet the Manufacturer,” which interviews local cutting-edge innovators. Bridgeworks Incubation client Andrew Schevets of Amorphic Tech joined…

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