Expansion Officially Underway for LBP in Jessup

  LBP Manufacturing, an innovator in disposable food packaging, recently hosted a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony in Jessup to officially welcome their new employees and thank those that made this new facility possible. “We at LBP are so very honored to be part of the Jessup community. As we make this investment today, we are securing…

SLIBCO Awards Grant to Incubator Client

SLIBCO, the industrial development arm of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recently awarded Business Incubator Client Sho Technology Solutions a grant for continued operating expenses. Funding for the grant was given through a “Discovered in PA, Developed in PA” (D2PA) grant from tecBRIDGE’s Incubator Support Program in the amount of $1,700. TecBRIDGE’s Incubator Support…

The Scranton Plan Brings Socafe to Dunmore

  Nationally-known coffee manufacturer and distributor Socafe will relocate and expand its operations to Dunmore Borough, creating 130 new jobs in Lackawanna County, thanks to efforts by The Scranton Plan, the economic development marketing affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. Founded in 1987 and currently based in Newark, New Jersey, Socafe is a…

BEDROCK TECHNOLOGY OPENS AT TEKRIDGE CENTER

Bedrock Technology, a multidisciplinary information technology company, hosted today its grand opening at the TekRidge Center, located in Jessup. Bedrock Technology will occupy a 1,752 square-foot anchor space at the TekRidge Center, which was developed by the Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company (SLIBCO), an affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. “Bedrock Technology, with…

Cardinal LG Purchases Land for New Facility in Archbald

Cardinal Laminated Glass, a division of Cardinal Glass Industries, purchased 30 acres from the Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Business Company (SLIBCO) for the construction of a new manufacturing facility in the Valley View Business Park in Archbald. SLIBCO is the industrial development arm of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. Cardinal Laminated Glass intends on moving…

SLIBCO Recognized as Economic Development Large Agency of the Year

The Scranton Lackawanna Industrial Building Company (SLIBCO), the industrial development affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, was recognized as the Economic Development Large Agency of the Year by the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association (PEDA). Recognizing organizations for their demonstration of outstanding accomplishments in economic development, SLIBCO was honored for the implemented work plan…

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce Hosts Community Welcome Event for Signallamp Health, LLC

The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce held today a Community Welcome Event and ribbon cutting for Signallamp Health, LLC, a healthcare technology startup that provides population health services via registered nurses to Medicare beneficiaries on behalf of their chosen physicians. Signallamp Health plans to bring 69 new, full-time jobs to downtown Scranton over the next…

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SLIBCO Hosts Incubator Open House

SLIBCO, the not-for-profit industrial development affiliate of The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, recently hosted an Incubator Open House at the TekRidge Center in Jessup.

The event allowed TekRidge Center’s incubator clients, as well as representatives from the Carbondale Technology Transfer Center, the chance to introduce their business to students and staff from Penn State Worthington Scranton. Students had the chance to discuss potential employment and/or internship opportunities; while the businesses had the opportunity to further discuss externship, research and project opportunities. Businesses also gave students real-word tips for application of their major courses of study in their lives.