Energy Association of Pennsylvania honors utility firms for safety performance

The Energy Association of Pennsylvania (EAP), a trade group for the state’s utility industries, honored several companies on Thursday for outstanding safety performance in 2014, citing the companies' dedication to customer and employee safety. EAP presented Safety Achievement Awards for low accident incidence rates to Columbia Gas of PA, PECO and Penn Power. Read More »

Nancy Glass Productions launches Advertising and Commercial Division

 Nancy Glass Productions, a Philadelphia production company that focuses on unscripted TV and media content, launched its Advertising and Commercial Division on Monday in response to an expanding commercial client mix. The department, providing services ranging from digital content to traditional ads, will be headed by the company’s director of business development, Ben Fetterman. Read More »

Proposed minimum wage increase seen having negative impact on small businesses

Small businesses would struggle and consumers could see increased costs under proposals to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage, business associations say. Earlier this month, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry testified about the proposal to raise the Pennsylvania minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. Read More »

SunOpta to expand Lehigh County plant, add over 50 jobs

Creating and sustaining over 100 jobs in the next three years, organic food and packaging company SunOpta will expand its Lehigh County manufacturing facility, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin said on Wednesday. By adding aseptic product lines to its existing facility, SunOpta expects to sustain 52 jobs and create 53 in the next three years at its Upper Macungie Township location. Read More »