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.

You are viewing 58 posts for 25 June 2017 with the tag manufacturing

  • Telepole

Telepole

In 2003 Kim Digenakis was working for an awning company when he saw the demand for telescoping poles drastically increase. His company was unable to step up and fulfill the market need. …

  • Townsend Industries

Townsend Industries

As a lifelong truck driver and supervisor in the waste industry, John Townsend had long observed the inefficiency of having two completely different types of garbage trucks required to pick up…

  • ABEC, Inc.

ABEC, Inc.

ABEC designs and manufactures bioreactors and fermentors for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. The reactors are used to grow cell cultures used by the pharmaceutical industry for production of vaccines and…

  • Sintergy, Inc.

Sintergy, Inc.

Sintergy Inc., a world class manufacturer of custom engineered powder metal components has opened the doors to their new 43,000 square feet facility located in Industrial Drive in Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania thanks…

  • Windview Farms

Windview Farms

Windview Farm operates a turkey growing operation and crop farm in Union Township, Snyder County, PA.  The two barns finish four flocks per barn and average about 6,500 birds per flock. …

  • Precision Wire Products, Inc.

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…

  • Union Packaging

Union Packaging

“Entrepreneurs have big egos. They have big dreams. And they need a lot of knowledge to carry out those dreams,” says Michael Pearson, president of Union Packaging in Yeadon, Delaware County,…

  • Bio Med Sciences

Bio Med Sciences

Bio Med Sciences, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 to develop and market advanced materials for biomedical applications. In 1990, Bio Med entered the Ben Franklin Business Incubator program at Lehigh University…

  • York-Seaway

York-Seaway

Rick York started York-Seaway, a company that has provides precision machined parts and custom engineered assemblies and products, more than 30 years ago. He remains actively involved in the operations…

  • Therm Omega Tech, Inc.

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…

  • LL Kurtz

LL Kurtz

Bill Kurtzhals, a veteran of the United States military, started LL Kurtz several years ago, and has consistently shown an extremely unique approach to business: Do what others can’t. With a…

  • Robotics Engineering Excellence

Robotics Engineering Excellence

Robotics Engineering Excellence (RE2, Inc.) is a women-owned Carnegie Mellon University spin-off company specializing in mobile defense robotics, with an emphasis on Joint Architecture for Unmanned Systems software development and unmanned…

  • Hörmann Flexon LLC

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…

  • Hoeganaes Corporation

Hoeganaes Corporation

The impact of the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) technical assistance to Hoeganaes Corporation is dramatic and concrete. Resolving a chemical compounding issue allowed Hoeganaes to reopen a business…

  • Pittsburgh Brass Manufacturing, Inc.

Pittsburgh Brass Manufacturing, Inc.

Pittsburgh Brass Manufacturing (PBM, Inc). is no stranger to the importance of export markets. Ask the employees at PBM, and they will tell you that export orders now represent a substantial…

  • The Dlubak Group

The Dlubak Group

Frank Dlubak, head of the country's leading architectural glass manufacturer, is known as an inventor, entrepreneur and visionary in his industry. Products from his Blairsville-based cluster of companies, The Dlubak Group…

  • The Naval Company

The Naval Company

The Naval Company manufactures the U.S. Coast Guard approved Model CG85 Bridger Line Throwing Gun™ Kit, used for line deployment or line throwing, life saving, and access solutions by offshore drilling…

  • Arvite Technologies

Arvite Technologies

A leading manufacturer of sheet metal products in the Erie region, Arvite Technologies Inc. was established eight years ago by Bud Martin.The company's main capabilities include precision handling of steel,…