The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and its affiliates, SLIBCO and The Scranton Plan, recently held a recognition ceremony for new incubator tenants for both the Scranton Enterprise Center and the TekRidge Center.
The event included a formal welcome ceremony and remarks by the tenants.
“We are pleased to recognize our incubator clients in an effort to bring attention to the significance of entrepreneurism in our community,” said Aaron Whitney, incubator facility manager for both the Scranton Enterprise Center and the TekRidge Center. “It is important to the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce to support new and emerging businesses that create jobs that support our local economy. Our incubator program offers affordable rent, educational seminars and access to a vast network of business professionals, among other amenities, to assist these companies so they may focus on their growth and success.”
SLIBCO has a combined total of 11 incubator clients in both the Scranton Enterprise Center and the TekRidge Center. The total number of companies hosted in SLIBCO incubator buildings is 50, with more than 300 jobs created.
The eight new incubator clients recognized during the ceremony are: • Adil Analytics Inc.: a technology company that enables customers to develop, verify and sustain complex, reliable and secure systems and networks. • Conxx NE: a telecommunications installations and network maintenance company. • Design-a-card.org: a cost-free, creative platform that aids student enrichment through the arts by providing scholarship art contests for student-designed greeting cards. • EcoIndustrial/Northeast Penn Supplies: a distributor of both eco-friendly and standard industrial packaging supplies to manufacturing plants, distributing centers and distributors in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey, as well as customers in the Southwest and Midwest sections of the United States. • Howell Design and Consulting Inc.: a design and consulting firm focused on the design and development of innovative, patentable products, both software and physical, as well as offering consulting services in those arenas. • MacDonald and Pell LLC: an operations/IT consulting firm with experience in manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, transportation, plant location and construction, among other areas. • Otreva: a custom software product development company focusing on user experience, responsive web development and mobile application development. • twobytwo Solutions: a company providing digital forensics, incident response, electronic discovery and consulting expert services to the legal and business communities. For more information on incubator opportunities at the Scranton Enterprise Center, visit scrantonenterprisecenter.com. For more information on incubator opportunities at the TekRidge Center, visit scrantonplan.com/tekridge.html.