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Press Release: Innovative Polymers Company Lands Commercialization Grant

Allentown Startup Zzyzx Polymers Awarded SBIR Phase II Grant for $737,000 Allentown, Pennsylvania – The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Zzyzx Polymers (pronounced /ziziks/) a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant in the amount of $737,000. This grant will support research and development efforts on their novel plastic polymers manufacturing process. “We are grateful […]

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HiJinx Brewing, County Seat Spirits Help Brew New Business Growth

Two of Pennsylvania’s fastest-growing industries are quickly becoming a significant part of manufacturing growth at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, and it all began with a halfhearted joke. But the lines of these manufacturers carry a bit more punch that the typical rib-tickler. Over the next several months, HiJinx Brewing Company and County Seat Spirits will […]

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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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