Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 14 Feb 2016 09:41:19 EST Sun, 14 Feb 2016 09:41:19 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219953&source=RSS Video contest aims to fill pipeline with manufacturing talent To meet the growing demand for manufacturing jobs, a local organization is once again spearheading an initiative to showcase the sector&#8217s growth potential with youth. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219953&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160212/LVB01/160219953/AR/0/AR-160219953.jpg Video contest aims to fill pipeline with manufacturing talent http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219954&source=RSS UGI rate hike request postponed through October UGI&#8217s plan to raise rates to help pay for system upgrades are on hold as the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission investigates the proposal. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219954&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160212/LVB01/160219954/AR/0/AR-160219954.jpg UGI rate hike request postponed through October http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219955&source=RSS Auto show preview unveils theme, new car models Gearing up for its 18th year, the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show hosted a preview Thursday at Stabler Arena at Lehigh University, announcing the 2016 theme of &#8220Gear Up for Excitement,&#8221 and unveiled new car models that will be on display. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160212/LVB01/160219955&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160212/LVB01/160219955/AR/0/AR-160219955.jpg Auto show preview unveils theme, new car models http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219973&source=RSS Carpenter Technology headquarters moving to Philadelphia after 125 years in Berks About 100 jobs will be relocated when Carpenter Technology Corp. , the second largest manufacturer in Berks County, moves its headquarters to Philadelphia. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160211/LVB01/160219973/AR/0/AR-160219973.jpg Carpenter Technology headquarters moving to Philadelphia after 125 years in Berks http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219974&source=RSS Medical electronics company opening Lehigh Valley support center An international manufacturer, developer and distributor of medical electronic equipment is opening a facility in South Whitehall Township. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219974&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160211/LVB01/160219974/AR/0/AR-160219974.jpg Medical electronics company opening Lehigh Valley support center http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219975&source=RSS Eliminating license plate stickers should save state millions, PennDOT says The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced an initiative to begin next Jan. 1 that is aimed at saving money for the state. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219975&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160211/LVB01/160219975/AR/0/AR-160219975.jpg Eliminating license plate stickers should save state millions, PennDOT says http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219976&source=RSS Schuylkill County manufacturer completes third expansion Surging demand and expanded product offerings have driven the need for a third expansion of Highwood USA&#8217s Schuylkill County manufacturing facility. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 11:43:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160211/LVB01/160219976&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160211/LVB01/160219976/AR/0/AR-160219976.jpg Schuylkill County manufacturer completes third expansion http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219989&source=RSS Allentown's NIZ authority hires Philly firm to tackle lawsuit The special tax zone that fueled hundreds of millions of dollars in new construction, including a new arena, in downtown Allentown the past several years could be in jeopardy. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160210/LVB01/160219989/AR/0/AR-160219989.jpg Allentown's NIZ authority hires Philly firm to tackle lawsuit http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219990&source=RSS Eye bank merges with international organization One of the top 10 eye banks in the nation hails from the Greater Lehigh Valley and provides nearly 2,000 corneas for transplant a year. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160210/LVB01/160219990/AR/0/AR-160219990.jpg Eye bank merges with international organization http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219991&source=RSS Giant looks to open its first beer garden in the Lehigh Valley The Giant Food Store in Palmer Township is looking to become the latest Pennsylvania grocery store with a beer cafe. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160210/LVB01/160219991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160210/LVB01/160219991/AR/0/AR-160219991.jpg Giant looks to open its first beer garden in the Lehigh Valley http://www.lvb.com/article/20160209/LVB01/160209865&source=RSS Stronger dollar could slow economic growth, speaker says While the national economy has shown stable growth and consumer spending has increased, a stronger U. S. dollar could point to slower economic growth, particularly in Pennsylvania. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 12:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160209/LVB01/160209865&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160209/LVB01/160209865/AR/0/AR-160209865.jpg Stronger dollar could slow economic growth, speaker says http://www.lvb.com/article/20160209/LVB01/160209866&source=RSS A-Treat to launch new soda flavor, more product lines It was last winter when A-Treat Bottling Co. in east Allentown closed after nearly a century in business &#8211 throwing an entire community into a frenzy to save what many consider a nostalgic soda brand. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160209/LVB01/160209866&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160209/LVB01/160209866/AR/0/AR-160209866.jpg A-Treat to launch new soda flavor, more product lines http://www.lvb.com/article/20160209/LVB01/160209868&source=RSS Event management software developer sets up shop at TechVentures Bethlehem&#8217s Ben Franklin TechVentures is now home to a new tech company that is growing its software-based event management system. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 09:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160209/LVB01/160209868&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160209/LVB01/160209868/AR/0/AR-160209868.jpg Event management software developer sets up shop at TechVentures http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209891&source=RSS Allentown planning director to take over DCED post Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has appointed a new director of community and economic development to replace Sara Hailstone, who left the post last month. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209891&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160208/LVB01/160209891/AR/0/AR-160209891.jpg Allentown planning director to take over DCED post http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209892&source=RSS President of Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors dies Jim Zurn, 61, the new president of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors, died Feb. 5 because of a heart attack, according to the organization. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160208/LVB01/160209892&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160208/LVB01/160209892/AR/0/AR-160209892.jpg President of Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors dies