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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: Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff to visit Manufacturers Inside Allentown Incubator

PRESS RELEASE Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff to visit Manufacturers Inside Allentown Incubator Husband of Vice President Kamala Harris scheduled to meet with local manufacturers and business owners at AEDC's Bridgeworks Enterprise Center…

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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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Survey Results: Manufacturers of Bridgeworks Enterprise Center Make Positive Impact

Annual Impact Survey Shows Record Results for 2020 Incubation Program The Allentown Economic Development Corporation announced the aggregated results of its annual Incubation Impact Survey today. In 2020, the number of clients in the…

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Bridgeworks Tenants Conduct Snow Accumulation Contest To Beat Winter Blues

Entrepreneurs inside AEDC’s business incubator compete to predict snow totals before forecasted storm. Entertaining Ways to Beat the Winter Blues 35 tenants inside Allentown Economic Development Corporation’s Bridgeworks Enterprise…

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$50,000 Grant From PPL Foundation To Support STEAM Renovation Project

Allentown Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce it has received a $50,000 grant from the PPL Foundation. The funds will support the renovation of a STEAM education makerspace inside the organization’s business…

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Binah Winery: Cheers to One Year!

As a boutique, premium winemaker, what do you drink to celebrate your own milestone or success? To find out, we checked in with Kevin Danna, owner of Binah Winery, who’s celebrating his first anniversary inside the Bridgeworks Enterprise…

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AEDC Loan Committee Welcomes Newest Member

Allentown Economic Development Corporation is pleased to welcome Ms. Veena Chauhan as the newest member of the Loan Committee. Ms. Chauhan will be joining 11 other committee members who evaluate and recommend potential business borrowers…

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Collaboration Is Key For Local Entrepreneurs

What do you do when there’s a need for a custom product, service, or tool as a business owner? You may search online for a vendor; maybe you flip through a directory, or you might sort through an old stack of business cards. But…

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First AEDC Annual Report in a decade uses company profiles to tell its success story

A year can be measured in 365 days, 8,760 hours or 525,600 minutes. But since the last year contained a pandemic with restrictions that lead to business closures and a sudden change to our way of living and operating, the argument can be…

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Why buy local for the holidays? We’ll tell you!

For the last few years holiday shopping has been less about shopping at local stores, and more about buying from chain stores and large conglomerates. And the pandemic is making the shift to buying online from these companies even more…

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The word “entrepreneur” embodies much more than its definition

From the time we are children we are taught that words have meaning, and that when used correctly they can be powerful. Since November is National Entrepreneurship Month we decided to look up the origination of entrepreneur and see how it…

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