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Press Release: New Lehigh Valley Distillery Will Call Allentown Home

County Seat Spirits Accepted Into the AEDC Business Incubation Program Allentown, Pennsylvania – The Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), following its June 19th Board of Directors meeting, announced that County Seat Spirits will join the business incubation program, housed at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, later this year. “We are very excited to have the Lehigh […]

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Lehigh Valley Business Incubators Share Expertise on an International Stage

Wayne Barz, Manager of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania Ben Franklin TechVentures, Bethlehem, and Anthony Durante, Manager of the Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, Allentown, co-presented at the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) 28th International Conference on Business Incubation. Their presentation, Innovative Ways to Involve Your Incubator in the Start-Up […]

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CDG Environmental Pioneers New Water Purification Treatments

From municipal water systems to industrial cooling towers, one Allentown manufacturing operation is leading the way to safer, more effective water purification and disinfectant processes with products that could have global implications in ongoing efforts to provide clean water. CDG Environmental is a pioneer in the development and use of chlorine dioxide products for uses […]

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Gonzo Mesh Scores Big Points In Fast-Growing Lacrosse Market

Bridgeworks’ Newest Tenant Scores Big In America’s Oldest Sport One of the newest companies in the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center is scoring big points in one of America’s oldest sports, thanks to an innovative new process and material that makes the game easier for newcomers and veteran players. Gonzo Pockets, founded by collegiate and international lacrosse […]

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Business Incubator Awarded Second Grant for Roof Replacement

Pennsylvania Awards the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center $500,000 RACP Grant Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) has been awarded $500,000 in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funds as part of $133 million in projects that were approved by the Commonwealth on December 23. The RACP funds will be used to match $500,000 of Economic Development Administration (EDA) […]

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Press Release: New Year – New Manufacturing Startups Calling Allentown Home

Three Early Stage Businesses to Join Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in 2014 Allentown, Pennsylvania – The Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), following its December 19th Board of Directors meeting, announced that three early stage manufacturing companies will join the business incubation program, housed at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, in early 2014. “We are very excited to […]

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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 Colony Meadery. He likes to joke that it was a sample of his company’s “Mo-Me-Doh” lime-and-mint flavored mead […]

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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 with custom stationery such as prayer and acknowledgement cards, register books and service folders. Two […]

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