As the trade war continues with China, observers in Central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley hope the latest stalemate might budge if and when President Donald Trump meets with Chinese leaders at the international G-20 conference in late June and agree that both countries can resolve their disputes sooner rather than later.
A new variety of chocolate called ruby chocolate is making its way to the U.S., and a Lancaster distributor will be among the first to sell it to chocolatiers.
If yours is like many of the small businesses I’ve studied, the price you quote for your products or services is determined by a simple formula, based on your estimated costs. Feed in your costs and your desired gross margin and presto, out comes the price. There’s just one problem: price has nothing to do with cost.
The strong economy has been making it difficult for businesses that need qualified and skilled technical workers. And while some established workforce initiatives with a long-range focus are paying off, other efforts are underway to match workers’ skills with specific jobs in the shorter term, several observers said in recent interviews.
Massachusetts-based Rand-Whitney Container is buying corrugated products maker Specialty Finance and Consulting Corp. in Windsor Township, York County, for an undisclosed sum. The sale will result in 220 layoffs, according to a notice sent to the state.
Stoltzfus Meats in Leacock Township, Lancaster County finished installing a solar grid on the roof of its production facility this month.
The Fortune 500 is out and a number of companies in Central Pennsylvania and the Greater Lehigh Valley have made the cut.
Wood flooring manufacturer AHF Products expects to close on a deal next month with a Texas-based competitor.
After a series of deals in other states, a Lancaster County investment firm has bought a pair of businesses on its home turf.
Jon Crothers, 33, is the operations improvement coordinator at Quarryville-based Stoner Inc., a producer of products used in the household, automotive and thermoforming industries.
Consumers are more conscious than ever about what they put into their bodies, and meat and dairy manufacturers are adapting with new products.
When Troegs Brewery opened a new tasting loft and kitchen in December 2018 at its brewpub in Derry Township, its owners went in search of locally made mozzarella for their pizza. Their search led them to Caputo Brothers Creamery in Spring Grove, York County, better known for paper than for dairy products. “They taught us […]