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Easton brewer to head state organization of 1.1B industry

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Chris Lampe, co-owner and production manager of Easton’s Weyerbacher Brewing Co. , has been named president of the Brewers of Pennsylvania, the state’s official beer guild.

Wolf administration decries effect of ACA repeal on Pennsylvanians

Thursday, February 23, 2017

With President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans intent on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, officials from Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration said the state could lose nearly 36 billion in federal health care funding for Pennsylvanians over the next 10 years and have an adverse effect on people’s lives.

Tesla comes to Valley, as does bottle manufacturer

Thursday, February 23, 2017

A manufacturer of products for the food and beverage industry and an American automaker now occupy an industrial facility in Hanover Township, Northampton County.

Grant to improve pedestrian safety, access in Allentown

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The city of Allentown has received a nearly 300,000 State Transportation Alternatives Program grant for two projects aimed at improving pedestrian safety.

Boyertown museum closed for renovations

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles will be closed for six to seven weeks as Hollenbach Construction of Boyertown completes long-awaited renovations to the museum’s main gallery.

Annual auto show set for March 23-26

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Entering its 20th year, the Lehigh Valley Auto Show will feature makes and models from 32 manufacturers during the four-day event at Lehigh University's Goodman Campus.

Mike and Ike, Hot Tamales enter packaging deal with NBA virtual game publisher

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Fans of Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales candy apparently also are gamers.

Speaker will encourage 'revolt against routine' at iXchange

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

An unconventional leader in innovation will be the guest speaker at this year's idea exchange hosted by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Montco attorney to lead medical marijuana and hemp law committee of state bar

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

A Montgomery County attorney has been appointed co-chair of the newly formed Medical Marijuana and Hemp Law Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Harley-Davidson to build Lehigh Valley location

Monday, February 20, 2017

If final approvals are met, the owner of a Harley-Davidson dealership will build a new location for his business in Whitehall Township.

Voting starts this week for manufacturing video student contest

Monday, February 20, 2017

It's now voting week for a student video contest showcasing what it's like to work in the manufacturing industry.

When you know it's time to sell the family business

Monday, February 20, 2017

The statistics for family business succession are a bit staggering at first glance – 33 percent survive to the second generation and only 5 percent to the third generation.

HANDFUL OF HAZARDS

Monday, February 20, 2017

Your only child was happy to walk away from the family business at the age of 18, and your key employee of 20 years has made it clear that she is not interested in buying your healthy but stressful business.

Can't seal the deal? Try an earnout, but use with care

Monday, February 20, 2017

There are times when a business buyer and business seller want to work together but just cannot agree on the price.

KICKING THE TIRES

Monday, February 20, 2017

On the surface, a company may appear to be a good investment for a buyer, but the potential purchaser must look beyond the polished exterior.