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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  • Inventz Inc.

Inventz Inc.

Inventz, Inc. was established in Sayre, PA in November 2008 by Rick St. Pierre. Rick’s vision was to create a world class company, built on integrity that will design and bring…

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LightLabs Inc

While Ph.D. candidates at Carnegie Mellon University, Elijah Mayfield and David Adamson collaborated to develop a computer platform using state-of-the-art machine learning for writing education. The goal was to create a…

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AC Power Tech

Jeremy Wallace is an entrepreneur who after working for Fortune 500 companies, decided to apply his business expertise to his family business, a manufacturer of high electric power systems for underground…

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Harrison Machine Company

When Pat Farver took over Harrison Machine Company, which was founded in 1939, his vision to “combine University research with commercial innovation” may have been a bit different than the…

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Growing Solutions with Phospholutions

Hunter Swisher founded Phospholutions in the spring of 2016 while still a student majoring in plant science at Penn State. In the fall of 2015 while taking a class, he learned…

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Micron Research Corporation

Micron Research Corporation, located in the rural town of Emporium in Cameron County, is a manufacturer of fine grain graphite. Currently, the company produces five different grades of graphite that…

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Clarion Research Group

Dr. James Rutkowski has maintained a private dental practice in Clarion since 1983. Using his dental lab, Dr. Rutkowski designed a device called the "VeinStay" that holds the vein in place…

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Swain Techs

Established in April 1999, Swain Techs is an award winning, IT and engineering services company with over a decade of providing strategic technology solutions. Their services include: Engineering, Management Support and…

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RxFF Consulting

Drs. Diana and Adri van Duin, who were both employed at Penn State, had been toying with the idea of starting their own business for some time. The van Duins are…

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Bock Industries, Inc.

The Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) began working with Bock Industries early in 2012 as Randall Bock worked to commercialize a new technology that he designed at the prompting…

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Advanced Plasma Solutions

Roman Federovsky, CEO, and Igor Shamis, COO, co-founded Advanced Plasma Solutions in 2012 and soon joined by managing partner Simon Kassas, EVP to commercialize new products and solutions utilizing non-thermal plasma…

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Munio Self Defense

Michele Vorberger and Phil Ventrello of Erie, PA, are the owners of Munio Self Defense, a company that produces a keychain that is both stylish and allows the owner to…

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Sabre Systems

Sabre Systems, Inc., a provider of information technology and professional engineering services, began as a small, two-man office in 1989. Now with $70 million revenue, 600 employees and a market…

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AEFIS, LLC.

Mustafa Sualp, President and CEO, founded AEFIS as a start-up company in 2009, incubated within his first company Untra Corporation, the IT consulting business Sualp founded in 1999 which became 85th…

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TM Industrial Supply

Established in 1976, TM Industrial Supply originally focused on the manufacturing of separators, receivers, pulsation dampening bottles, and knockout pots for the air and gas markets. In 1986, the Fluid Engineering…

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Gerome Manufacturing

Joe Putila is President of Gerome Manufacturing, a profitable manufacturing business in Uniontown, Fayette County that has been in business for more than 55 years. Gerome Manufacturing fabricates the most…

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Upper Desk, Inc.

Throughout a 30 year career as an electrician and 34 year marriage, Roderick Phillips was always an inventor and innovator. But it was a letter of encouragement his wife left him…

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LuxTech

Sean Darras founded LuxTech – which designs, develops and engineers LED modules that enable light fixture manufacturers to enter or expand their offerings. -- in June 2012. By the beginning of…

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RunLitesTurn Night Into Light!

After spending a long day at work and a full evening caring for her three active sons, Mary Tiffin was finally ready for her daily run. Seeing it was well past…

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Autocare Mobile Services Celebrates Grand Opening

The Widener University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and entrepreneur, Peter Sosi, held a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony, for Sosi’s business, Mobile Auto Care on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.…