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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  • Pompeii Street Soap Company

Pompeii Street Soap Company

Nearly two thousand years ago, in a small quiet town of Pompeii, Italy, there was small soap shop producing and selling all natural soap. In the year of 79 AD, the…

  • Heartland Hall

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…

  • Endless Mountains Farm Fresh

Endless Mountains Farm Fresh

Melissa Haertsch is a freelance copywriter who works for advertising agencies. She also has a passion for the land she lives on, an appreciation for the hard working farmers in her…

  • 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…

  • Danielle & Company

Danielle & Company

Danielle Fleming was pursuing a graduate degree in psychology when she took up a new technique for helping others cope with the stress. She created a line of natural bath soaps…

  • Busy Bee Toys

Busy Bee Toys

Busy Bee Toys is a specialty toy store located in Doylestown. Nerice Kendter, owner, developed the idea of selling European toys when she and her son joined her husband on a…

  • Blanc Printing

Blanc Printing

Karen Zatta-Martin and her husband Steve have owned and operated Blanc Printing in Bridgeville, PA for 10+ years. The couple are long time University of Pittsburgh SBDC clients, having utilized consulting…

  • Absolute Powder Coating

Absolute Powder Coating

As a young widow, Audra Mitchell was determined to provide for her son in a business that would keep her close to home. She entered a traditionally-male sector after intensive research…

  • Alexander Perry, Inc.

Alexander Perry, Inc.

Alexander Perry, Inc. is a certified woman-owned minority business enterprise specializing in providing interior architecture and space planning to corporations, educational institutions, and private residences.The company's clients include the Philadelphia…

  • McGinnis Special Food Stores

McGinnis Special Food Stores

Ms. Noreen Campbell and her two sisters own and operate McGinnis Special Food Stores, a family owned business since 1946. In 1981 the three sisters, Bonnie, Sharon, and Noreen assumed…