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Colony Meadery Looks To Build On Craft Beer Popularity

Here's a tip for budding entrepreneurs: If you are looking for space at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, it might help to ply management with some great-tasting adult beverages. Just ask Greg Heller-LaBelle, co-founder and CEO of The…

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Funeral Industry Keeps Allentown Printer Alive and Thriving

They say print is dying, but don't tell Robin Cook. Together with his partner, Edwin Jarvis, the operators of Rob-Win Press in Allentown's East Side have made a healthy living for more than 35 years by providing the funeral industry…

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Urban Amenities, Walkable Environment Lure Trifecta Technologies To Center City

One of the tenets that have made Trifecta Technologies Inc. a leader in the enterprise web and mobile solutions marketplace is an overwhelming drive to be out in front - not just in front of the competition, but in front of its own…

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Applied Separations: Center City Firm Pioneers New Technologies, Local Hiring Practices

Ask someone at Ninth and Hamilton streets to point to a nearby company known for its work in cutting-edge technology, that boasts NASA and the Pentagon's Defense Advances Research Agency (DARPA) among its clients and does business in…

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Multi-Media Enterprise ‘Thrives’ In Bridgeworks Home Office Alternative

As a young entrepreneur with a newborn son, Jeff Tintle needed an alternative to his home office when the needs of his growing family began to overtake the space allocated to run his print and electronic publishing business. He found…

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Re-Industrialization Study To Focus On Bridgeworks Incubator, Little Lehigh Corridor

Manufacturing in America got some good news in recent weeks as studies have shown a steady uptick in production and the news media has been reporting international developments that may spur further domestic growth. Here in Allentown,…

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Flexible and Versatile Expanded Polystyrene Means Firm Foundation For Manufacturer

Light, durable and effective, expanded polystyrene (EPS) is the aspirin of man-made materials. Part of our lives for more than half a century, it is so ubiquitous that it is often taken for granted but so versatile that new uses for it…

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Hackerspace Offers Resources and Support For New Generation Of Tinkerers

It's probably appropriate that there is an overhead door on the southeast wall of the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown. The workshop behind is looks like something out a garage tinkerer's dream. The space is filled with an…

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New Facility Strong Partnership Helps Eastern Surfaces Weather Rocky Economy

When Brian Rocca and Chuck Martin decided to merge their individual stone counter top businesses into Eastern Surfaces five years ago, they didn't expect an economic landslide that left the construction industry buried in the rubble of…

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ColdEdge Technologies Sees Business Heat Up As Recession Cools

From iPhones to MRIs the components that make up the wonders of modern technology must undergo so pretty extreme tests before they meet the standards required by both research and the consumer market. Lasers, x-rays, spectroscopy, heat…

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AEDC Kicks Off Energy Efficiency Project With Visit From U.S. Commerce Secretary

Just weeks after Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank delivered a $500,000 to upgrade the manufacturing incubator at Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, the Allentown Economic Development Corp. is already moving ahead on the…

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Allentown’s Terra Group Corp. Brings Fresh Water To Marines, SeaBees On Frontline

Napoleon once said that an army moves on its stomach, referring to the fact that food is a vital factor in the success of any military campaign. More important than food, though, is water, and in Afghanistan where U.S. Marines and Navy…

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