May 15, 2019

Traffic sign manufacturer reflects on 64 years in business

Since 1955, T&W Traffic Control has decorated midstate streets and highways in orange, yellow and white.

May 15, 2019

Lebanon businesses team up to memorialize fantasy author in metal

Lebanon County businesses E&E Metal Fab Inc. and Pennsylvania Precision Cast Parts teamed up with Rockville, Maryland-based sculptor Zachary Oxman to create a statue memorializing fantasy author Ray Bradbury.

May 15, 2019

Lancaster technical college thrives on industry partnerships

Nestle Purina Pet Care Co.'s Hampden Township, Cumberland County factory has had a mutually beneficial relationship with Thaddeus Stevens College for ten years. The factory provides time and resources to the Lancaster college and many of the school's students have moved on to careers with the factory. As the state's manufacturing companies struggle to find new hires in a a record low unemployment,[...]

May 10, 2019

Stewart & Tate wraps up $10.1M research facility for Carlisle Construction Materials

Carlisle Construction Materials has opened a new research and development facility in Carlisle. Stewart & Tate Construction built the $10.1 million complex.

May 7, 2019

Wolf: AHF Products to move Lancaster County HQ

The company formed out of Armstrong Flooring’s hardwood-flooring business plans to move its headquarters to West Hempfield Township.

May 7, 2019

Still cooking: Distillery pioneers gear up for expansion

Three years after moving to North York, Old Republic Distillery is investing in a much larger still to boost its production volumes and expand its lineup of craft spirits. Old Republic was the first small-scale distillery to open in Central Pennsylvania after Pennsylvania created a limited distillery licensing category in 2012. Now there are nearly 20 distilleries in the midstate.

May 3, 2019

Armstrong Flooring CEO resigns

Donald R. Maier has stepped down from his role as president and CEO of Armstrong Flooring Inc. and is being replaced by Larry McWilliams (pictured), chair of Armstrong’s board of directors, until a permanent CEO can be found.

May 3, 2019

Turkey Hill Dairy sold for $215M

Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Kroger Co. has closed on the sale of Turkey Hill Dairy with a Texas-based private equity firm. The price was $215 million.

Michael Hady, executive director of the Powdermill Foundation, center, receives the Manufacturers’ Association’s Manufacturing Trailblazer Award on behalf of the J. Louis Appell Jr. Family. Shown at left are Travis Gentzler, association board president, and at right, Tom Palisin, the association's executive director. (Photo: Submitted)
May 2, 2019

Manufacturers’ association introduces new award

A York County businessman and philanthropist was posthumously honored with the first Manufacturing Trailblazer award given by the Manufacturers’ Association.

Jack Pfunder, president and CEO of Manufacturers Resource Center, speaks during 'What's So Cool About Manufacturing?' student video contest awards on Tuesday inside the Forum Auditorium in Harrisburg. (Photo via LVB.com)
May 1, 2019

Bucks middle school takes top state honors in ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing’

A Bucks County middle school took home the top honors in this year's statewide “What's So Cool About Manufacturing” video contest.

Apr 29, 2019

Craft-beer boom continues, but pie is getting sliced thinner

Craft-beer continues to expand across the country, with Pennsylvania helping to lead the charge as the No. 2 state for brewery openings last year. But with growth comes the challenge of market share and a thinner piece of the pie.

Apr 24, 2019

In raw-milk suit, precedent leans to feds

A Lancaster County Farmer’s contention that private group sales free him from government regulation will likely not sway the courts in an upcoming lawsuit.