Lehigh Valley Business Breaking News http://www.lvb.com Breaking News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:24:53 EST Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:24:53 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160721/LVB01/160729969&source=RSS Talen Energy eliminating 131 jobs Talen Energy will be cutting 131 positions, including seven at its downtown Allentown headquarters, as part of its ongoing restructuring plan. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160721/LVB01/160729969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160721/LVB01/160729969/AR/0/AR-160729969.jpg Talen Energy eliminating 131 jobs http://www.lvb.com/article/20160712/LVB01/160719955&source=RSS UPDATE New company seeks to grow, process hemp, dispense marijuana in Berks Valley also targeted Advocates for the passage of the state's medical marijuana and hemp legislation today launched a holding company, two for-profit companies and one nonprofit organization, all based in Maidencreek Township, Berks County, to capitalize on the economic potential of industrial hemp production and medical marijuana research. Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160712/LVB01/160719955&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160712/LVB01/160719955/AR/0/AR-160719955.jpg UPDATE New company seeks to grow, process hemp, dispense marijuana in Berks Valley also targeted http://www.lvb.com/article/20160628/LVB01/160629858&source=RSS Air Products spinoff to leave the Lehigh Valley The Electronic Materials Division of Air Products and Chemicals of Trexlertown, which will be renamed Versum Materials when its expected spinoff is complete in September, is leaving the Lehigh Valley. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 14:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160628/LVB01/160629858&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160628/LVB01/160629858/AR/0/AR-160629858.jpg Air Products spinoff to leave the Lehigh Valley http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529910&source=RSS Pa. LCB clears way for six-pack beer sales at gas stations It looks like the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has &#8220freed the six-pack. &#8221 Wed, 25 May 2016 14:28:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160525/LVB01/160529910&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160525/LVB01/160529910/AR/0/AR-160529910.jpg Pa. LCB clears way for six-pack beer sales at gas stations http://www.lvb.com/article/20160520/LVB01/160529984&source=RSS Wyomissing theater to get 3.5M expansion, add cocktail bar and four screens Wyomissing-based Fox Theatres is finalizing plans for 3. 5 million in renovations to its Fox Berkshire eight-screen theater on Berkshire Boulevard in Wyomissing. Fri, 20 May 2016 15:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160520/LVB01/160529984&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160520/LVB01/160529984/AR/0/AR-160529984.jpg Wyomissing theater to get 3.5M expansion, add cocktail bar and four screens http://www.lvb.com/article/20160520/LVB01/160529991&source=RSS Airport authority finalizes sale of FedEx Ground property After several years of uncertainty, the plan to build a 335 million FedEx Ground mega-hub on about 260 acres near Lehigh Valley International Airport is official. Fri, 20 May 2016 09:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160520/LVB01/160529991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160518/LVB01/160519847&source=RSS Forks Township's Follett Co. to be acquired by global food service manufacturer The Follett Co. of Forks Township said it is being acquired by a global food services machinery manufacturer, the Middleby Corp. , of Elgin, Ill. Wed, 18 May 2016 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160518/LVB01/160519847&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160518/LVB01/160519847/AR/0/AR-160519847.jpg Forks Township's Follett Co. to be acquired by global food service manufacturer http://www.lvb.com/article/20160517/LVB01/160519862&source=RSS Nearly 250 National Penn workers to be laid off in Boyertown, Allentown Nearly 250 employees from National Penn Bank will be laid off in Boyertown and Allentown spurred by BBT&#8217s 1. 8 billion acquisition of National Penn, finalized in early April. Tue, 17 May 2016 10:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160517/LVB01/160519862&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160517/LVB01/160519862/AR/0/AR-160519862.jpg Nearly 250 National Penn workers to be laid off in Boyertown, Allentown http://www.lvb.com/article/20160513/LVB01/160519913&source=RSS BBandT Five Berks, two Lehigh branches to shutter in National Penn consolidation plan BBT this afternoon said 28 bank branches will be closed by its acquisition of Allentown's National Penn Bank, and that no personnel will be laid off because of the branch consolidation. Fri, 13 May 2016 15:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160513/LVB01/160519913&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160513/LVB01/160519913/AR/0/AR-160519913.jpg BBandT Five Berks, two Lehigh branches to shutter in National Penn consolidation plan