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2020

  • ASTM International: Helping the world work - by Graziella DiNuzzo Over the years, we’ve heard the horror stories of housing construction material falling apart or children’s toys manufactured with toxic chemicals. Don’t these products have standards? ​Thankfully, many manufacturers around the world adhere to strict sta... more

  • Annie Int. Providing over 4.5 million masks weekly - Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Annie International’s website showed a beautiful model wearing lipstick, now the model wears a mask.​For the past 27 years, Annie International, with headquarters in North Wales, PA, has serviced the beauty industry providing hair, skin, nail ... more

  • Kibow Biotech open during COVID-19 pandemic - The phone rang and I was startled to hear her voice. “Thank you for calling Kibow Biotech, how may I help you?” she asked. I couldn’t find words. After weeks of working remotely during COVID-19, I wasn’t used to the sound of a receptionist’s voice. I laughed and explained wh... more

  • Philly doctor awarded patents for medication study - Dr. Steven Baranowitz, President of Epitek, and a member of the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia, was awarded two patents by the United States government on March 31, 2020 and earlier in August 20, 2019 for the study of broad-spectrum anti-viral medications, includin... more

  • Maintaining unity and creating value, virtually - The novel coronavirus forced a global halt to major international, regional and local events. From the NBA season to networking conferences, all gatherings of any size stopped abruptly in an effort to flatten the curve and prevent COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronaviru... more

  • Dr.Baranowitz to Docs: Consider MMF/MPA for COVID - Philadelphia Scientist and President of Epitek Inc., Dr. Steven Baranowitz, urges doctors to pay attention to current prescription medication (MMF/MPA) that can be clinically tested against COVID-19 Media Contact: Graziella DiNuzzo, gdinuzzo@wtcphila.org, 609.680.7670 Philade... more

  • KOB Studio: One-of-a-kind, Hand-painted Textiles - By Graziella DiNuzzo Hand-painting designs on textiles is a craft that dates back thousands of years to Asia and parts of Europe and this highly specialized technique continues to thrive in Philadelphia at Kevin O’Brien Studio (KOB). ​Artist and painter, Kevin O’Brien, beg... more

  • Philadelphia’s Bassetts Ice Cream, Now in Taiwan - By Graziella DiNuzzo 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, ... 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