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2020

  • Philadelphia’s Bassetts Ice Cream, Now in Taiwan - Taiwan has now joined the growing list of countries who have fallen in love with Philly’s own Bassetts Ice Cream. “One of their top executives had tasted Bassetts Ice Cream while traveling and had been trying to get it ever since,” says Michael Strange, President, Bassetts Ic... more

2019

  • Pacproinc® For Safe, Efficient Food Packaging - By Graziella DiNuzzo Ever wonder how the piece of paper you find in between beef patties gets there? Most probably not. At one time, human hands painstakingly placed the paper, one at a time, to separate each patty in an assembly line, until engineer Lawrence Ward had an ide... more

  • Visual Software Revolutionizing Health & Education - By Graziella DiNuzzo In Swaziland (now officially eSwatini) Africa, a man with AIDS walks many miles through precarious terrain to arrive at the nearest clinic. If he is lucky to be seen that day, the clinic attendant will need to conduct testing to determine a diagnosis – te... more

  • VHM provides the right ingredients customers need - By Graziella DiNuzzo Have you ever looked at the interior of a car and wonder how it was made, or why the paint is so shiny? Most likely not. After visiting with member company Van Horn, Metz & Company (VHM), I look at these things differently. “Take a walk through Hom... more

  • Dave DeLizza Appointed President & CEO of Pennoni - It’s not surprising that Dave DeLizza chose to major in engineering at Drexel University. “I remember dad would take me to his job sites while the bridges were under construction to show me how they were built,” says DeLizza. “The two I remember the most are the Girard Aven... more

  • World Trade Centers Day was a grand celebration - It poured for days before our biggest event of the year, but on May 15, the sun shined its light over historic Fairmount Waterworks in Philadelphia and our 2019 World Trade Centers Day honorees. The stage was set, videos cued, food and bar stations opened, and we were ready... more

  • Made in America: American Cable Company - President, Carlos Gonzalez Jr., walked past the stacks of unwrapped Christmas presents towering in the corner of the conference room, a few floors above the American Cable Company warehouse in Northeast Philadelphia. “I still have to wrap my grandkids presents,” he smiles.&#16... more

2018

  • NDRI provides biospecimens for biomedical research - Bill Leinweber, President and CEO of National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) admits that NDRI’s work is complicated, because medical research is complex. For nearly 40 years, NDRI has accepted the challenge of meeting the increasing demands of the medical research communi... more

  • WTCGP New International Program in the News - Kenneth Hilario, reporter, Philadelphia Business Journal recently reported on the launch of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia's new International Business Program developed in partnership with USA Strategic Ventures - Phila. World Trade Center creates 'missing lin... more

  • South Korea LOVES Bassetts -31 stores and counting - “I am certain that my great, great grandfather would be both amazed and proud that Bassetts Ice Cream is now available on the opposite side of the world,” said Michael Strange, President of Bassetts Ice Cream. In 1861, using a mule-turned churn on his farm in Salem New Jersey... more