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Manufacturing, tech companies receive Ben Franklin funding

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Five manufacturing and technology companies from Central Pennsylvania received $425,000 worth of grants from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania on Dec. 10.

The awards include:

• $100,000 to Better Bowls of Derry Township, Dauphin County. The company creates and markets food for people who suffer from nutrition-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and allergies.

• $50,000 to American Built Arms Co. of Glen Rock, York County. The company manufactures parts and accessories for the civilian and military firearms market.

• $75,000 to ECKey Corp. of Lancaster. ECKey manufactures access control systems that can be opened using Bluetooth-enabled smartphones.

• $125,000 to International Water Co. of York Township. The company manufactures mobile water purification systems that can be used in remote areas that lack ready sources of clean water.

• $75,000 to Simulation Systems Inc. of Derry Township. The company has designed a surgical simulator for doctors to practice micro-surgical techniques without the use of lab animals.

The awards are part of $1 million that Ben Franklin Technology Partners gave to 13 total companies from around the central part of the state.

Jim T. Ryan

Jim T. Ryan

Jim T. Ryan covers Cumberland County, manufacturing, distribution, transportation and logistics. Have a tip or question for him? Email him at jimr@cpbj.com. Follow him on Twitter, @JimTRyanCPBJ.

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