The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers have helped thousands of entrepreneurs launch successful new business ventures, expand an existing business, or return a business to profitability.

Read about some of our clients who have allowed us to share their stories, representing a wide range of assistance provided across a variety of industries.

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Bison Hill Stonecrafts: Engineer Finds Creative Outlet in Giving New Life to Reclaimed Stone

Andrew Church is the founder and owner of Bison Hill Stonecrafts, a business dedicated to creating new housewares products from reclaimed slate and marble. A 2013 Penn State graduate with…

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Beer Distributor Gets New Owner: Williamsburg Beverage

Tracy Colbert had always dreamed of owning her own business ever since working for a small local beer distributor while attending college. Little did she realize that the beer distributor where…

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Heartland Hall

Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers help aspiring entrepreneurs fulfill their dreams and, by so doing, meet the needs of their communities. To Nancy Pyle, civic leader, health care professional, and Bedford…

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Hörmann Flexon LLC

Two years ago, the Hörmann Group acquired the business operations of Flexon, Inc. A worldwide leader in door safety and technology, Hörmann is the largest manufacturer of residential and commercial doors…

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Therm Omega Tech, Inc.

Each year, approximately 1,500 manufacturers turn to the Pennsylvania SBDC looking for help to expand their markets, obtain capital to fund new ventures, and identify cost saving opportunities. The SBDC supports…

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Precision Wire Products, Inc.

A family-owned business, Precision Wire Products, Inc. has been manufacturing filter wire cages and replacement cages for over 30 years.  Their in-house tooling capabilities provide them with the flexibility of producing…

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OHM Systems, Inc.

Twelve years ago, Praful Patel started OHM Systems, Inc. – a business providing innovative solutions to clients in the information technology and software engineering services. Despite his business’ general dedication, experience…

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Moore Research Services, Inc.

Moore Research Services, Inc. is a market and opinion research company that provides unbiased information about consumer opinions to business partners. As a second generation business owner, Colleen Moore Mezler knows the…

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Oral Dynamics

Dr. Michael Rowland has practiced dentistry for over 30 years in the Lehigh Valley. The company, Oral Dynamics, Inc., owned and operated by he and his wife, Esther, is a…

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Roy Pitz

From the time they were in high school, Ryan Richards and Jesse Rotz dreamed of owning a brewery. Quite unlike the dreams of most teenagers, Ryan and Jesse were determined to…

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Airline Hydraulics

Airline Equipment Company was founded in 1949 by Joseph Loughran to distribute pneumatic tools and accessories in Philadelphia. At that time the city had a vibrant industrial manufacturing economy. Over the…

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Munger & Associates, LLC

It is never too late for a potential entrepreneurs to take the first steps towards the realization of that old dream, and probably no one else best exemplifies this better than Peter Munger. At…

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ITSI-Biosciences

ITSI-Biosciences is a Johnstown, PA based biotechnology company performing contract research and manufactures ready to use kits for biomedical research. It prides itself on providing the highest quality contract research services,…

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Horseshoe Valley Equine Center

Horseshoe Valley Equine Center, located in Lebanon County, PA, is a veterinary practice that takes care of exclusively large animals such as food animals and equines. Dr. Renee Nodine realized…

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HighBeta, LLC.

The Jump Start Incubator is very proud to highlight Michael Colón, founder of HighBeta LLC. Along with RB Legal Counsel LLC, HighBeta LLC is the very first on-campus client of the…

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DuraTite

Jim Karnes, inventor and President of DuraTite Systems, is a perfect example of the perseverance needed by entrepreneurs to succeed. Karnes came to the Gannon University Small Business Development Center…

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The Cutting Board Factory

In 2012, Joe Fesolovich came to the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) as a referral from the Carbondale Technology Transfer Center. Joe needed assistance in improving traffic to…

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Sick of Single: Teaching Us All How to Love Again

Sick of Single is a dating coaching firm that teaches women how to go from dating to relationship to marriage. Annie White is the CEO and founder of SOS. She began…

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Let there be light: American Gas Lamp Works

There is something nostalgic and beautiful about the flickering flame and warm glow of a traditional gas lamp. This beauty was not lost on David Jardini, owner of American Gas Lamp…

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Kane’s Ideal Truck Service

At only twenty-two years old, Zachary Kane had already gained experience well beyond his years, having worked on cars and trucks since he was seventeen. After graduating college with a degree…