Category Archives: Visionary Thinking

Berks refiner is Pa.’s shining example of safety

Keeping workers safe helps a company make more money, say the safety chief and union boss for Global Advanced Metals, a rare-metals plant near Boyertown. Share Facebook Twitter Linkedin Google+ Pinterest email

The Berks entrepreneurial spirit

Pamela Shupp | President and CEO Berks County is proud to be home to many leading companies on Lehigh Valley Business’ Top 100 list of privately held companies. From concept to execution, East Penn Manufacturing, Penske Truck Leasing and Logistics and Sweet Street Desserts are internationally recognized and successful global companies, all started by entrepreneurs  Continue Reading »

SBA Names PA Small Business Person of the Year

A Greater Reading, PA business owner, Joe Zidik, President and Owner of Custom Milling & Consulting Inc., has been named the winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2015 Pennsylvania Small Business Person of the Year. The SBA has taken the opportunity to highlight the important role that entrepreneurs, small business owners, and many  Continue Reading »

Celebrating Success in Greater Reading, PA

Our community has had a lot of great success over the last 12+ years. Collectively we have made great progress over the last year, but we understand our work is not done. When we join forces in a business community and work together. When we welcome others and share our expertise and collaborate. When we support  Continue Reading »

Why a Mexican Eagle Landed in Greater Reading

Site Selection Magazine features Cambridge-Lee Industries, LLC. located in Greater Reading, PA. Location advantages at Site B must be pretty significant if they outweigh $5 million worth of already-purchased land and improvements at Site A. In this case, Site B is on Tube Drive in Reading, Pa., where Cambridge-Lee Industries (CLI) LLC makes copper tubing for the plumbing and construction industries. In late 2013,  Continue Reading »

Signs of Progress in Downtown Reading

Once called the second poorest city in the state, Reading this year took major steps toward an economic rebound – so much so that the movement rates as one of  the top business stories of the year in the Greater Lehigh Valley. The city’s downtown is leading the surge – despite a devastating October fire  Continue Reading »

Why Greater Reading is the perfect fit for Bills Khakis

For over 20 years, Bills Khakis has made the best pair of khakis money can buy. They also continue to make Greater Reading their home—by design. More than just an affordable, strategic location in southeastern Pennsylvania, Greater Reading offers them resources that are tailor-made for success: a workforce with apparel manufacturing experience, a close-knit and supportive business community, and comfortable space  Continue Reading »


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