BCEDC WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

  • Danny Aylmer, IQnection, Inc.
  • Bill Krause, QS Resources, LLC

MEMBERS’ CORNER

  • PennDOT Now Includes Streaming Video To More Than 700 Traffic Cameras On 511PA
  • 44 Business Capital Had A Busy Summer
  • As One Era Ends Another Begins
  • An Attorney at Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is Named President of The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties.
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THE LOCAL CHAMBERS’ EXCHANGE

LBCCC Actively Pursuing Partnerships

October is my favorite time of the year! I love this time of the year with the sunny days, cooler nights and the brilliance of color that will occur over the next several weeks. I also love this season because of all the wonderful activities from now through the end of the year, including all the
activities associated with the Chamber.

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NEW FINANCING APPROVED IN 2014

BCEDC BUSINESS HAPPENINGS

PIDA, Tax Free & SBA Financing Support Local Economic Growth

With an approved PIDA loan of $668,000 Griff & Associates, LP, DBA Griff Paper & Film is purchasing a new building at 9 Headley Place, Bristol Township. The new building will be used to set up a new production line and additional warehouse space. The project will result in the creation of eight jobs. The total project cost is $1,500,000. The company is located in an Enterprise Zone. Griff Paper & Film is a leader in supplying U.S. and global industries with specialty paper and film products.

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COMPANIES ON THE MOVE

Three Companies Embrace KOEZ Benefits at Bristol Commerce Center:

Preferred tax status attracts Turtle & Hughes, Drexel Metals and Goodyear to strategic Bucks County location

Herring Properties announced in September that three companies have signed leases and moved into 2101 Green Lane, the new 70,000 square foot building at Bristol Commerce Center (BCC). Goodyear Tire Company, Turtle & Hughes and Drexel Metals have joined Airgas Safety, which completed construction on a 250,000 SF facility at BCC last year, in taking advantage of the site’s Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone (KOEZ) designation.

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STRATEGIC EARLY WARNING SYSTEM

Being the Right Company

Every business owner knows that being successful means satisfying current customers and creating a pipeline of new customers. The key ingredient to this process reinforces the old dating strategy of “finding the right person means being the right person first.” Being the right kind of business for your customers requires a continual self-assessment and a willingness to address the old habits that don’t work anymore. Generally, this assessment stops at the two major roadblocks of gaining too few new customers to replace the lost old ones and not enough working capital to finance any changes.

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FROM THE DESK OF BCITC

Greener Days looking to Expand Internationally

The Bucks County International Trade Council (BCITC) strives to provide local businesses with timely educational programs and direct support. Through our seminar series, networking events, newsletters and direct consultative meetings with local businesses, the BCITC provides a valuable service to local companies and individuals looking to expand involvement in international.

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THE BOTTOM LINE

A Regular Feature to Help Your Business Improve Its Profitability

Collaboration to Support Manufacturing

The Manufacturing Alliance of Bucks & Montgomery Counties was created to establish a strong manufacturing partnership of private and public sector partners that collectively and collaboratively utilize their talent and available resources to develop and advance the technical skills of their workforce and provide opportunities for growth and increased profitability.

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