Allentown Economic Development Corporation
MTS Ventures Team

PRESS RELEASE: MTS Ventures Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Graduation from Allentown Business Incubator

Allentown Design and Engineering Firm Marks Milestone Achievements Allentown, Pennsylvania — On Thursday, October 1st, the founders of MTS Ventures marked two major milestones in their entrepreneurial journey. The first milestone is celebrating their 10-year anniversary in business, an achievement that only about one-third of all startup companies accomplish. Secondly, MTS Ventures has graduated from […]

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Acme Cryogenics

Acme Cryogenics adds new building onto South Allentown facility

We’ve all heard the old adage that necessity is the mother of all invention. Acme Cryogenics recently learned just how inventive it could be when the South Allentown manufacturing company discovered it had a big need. Acme Cryogenics manufactures equipment and components, and provides engineering, design, fabrication, installation, and repair services for the food packaging, […]

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Rita Chesterton - Muhlenberg College

Three Questions with Rita Chesterton of Muhlenberg College

This summer Muhlenberg College hired Rita Chesterton as its new Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Through its relationship with the college, AEDC has participated in several Muhlenberg events, specifically their annual Innovation Challenge. “We are excited to see that Muhlenberg has hired someone with the expertise that Rita has,” said Anthony Durante, Program Manager of […]

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Local and state loan funds help businesses grow

Business owners and entrepreneurs in Allentown have an arsenal of options when it comes to helping their business fund an expansion, upgrade, or other improvement. The teams at Allentown Economic Development Corporation, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, and the City of Allentown want to help businesses grow and expand in the Queen City. Here is […]

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LightLab finds success thanks to AEDC Enterprise Zone Loan

If you’ve purchased light bulbs in the past few years you might have noticed a small grid printed on its packaging. It’s similar to the ones we’ve become accustomed to on our favorite packaged foods that list calories and service size. Except this chart contains information on energy efficiency, light output, and life span. It’s […]

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