Entries by Danielle Hagerty

Renmatix Opens State-of-the-Art R&D Facility in Greater Philadelphia Region

Renmatix, the leading manufacturer of cellulosic sugars for bio-based chemical and fuel markets, marked the opening of a new research and development center in the Greater Philadelphia Region on September 24th. The multi-million dollar R&D facility serves to accelerate Renmatix’s exploration of new sustainable feedstock sources, assist downstream customers in their transition to cellulosic sugars, […]

Phlexglobal Expands Operations in Malvern, PA

Phlexglobal, a global provider of document management solutions and support services, has increased its employee headcount by 300% at its new Malvern offices near Philadelphia in just one year. The company opened its Philadelphia office with only 18 employees. Since then, customer demand has risen sharply in the US allowing the business to expand its […]

Philadelphia Business Journal Names Wistar Institute Chief Life Science CEO of the Year

In recognition of his life-long determination to bring scientific discovery to benefit humankind by engaging with life sciences partners along the spectrum of academia, industry and government, and his leadership of The Wistar Institute, the Philadelphia Business Journal named Russel E. Kaufman, M.D., Life Sciences CEO of the Year on Oct. 4th. Kaufman is president […]

Pace Controls Wins Esteemed GPCC Small Business Award

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) announced the winners of the 2013 Excellence Awards Honoring the Region’s Small Businesses last month. This is the most esteemed honor bestowed on small businesses in the Greater Philadelphia region. PaceControls, which won the category for Technological Excellence of the Year, develops and manufactures eco-smart, easy-to-install energy-saving HVACR […]

Pennsylvania Bio Acquisition Creates New Pennsylvania Life Sciences Institute

Pennsylvania Bio and Philadelphia Works, the former Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board, announced an agreement on October 12, under which Pennsylvania Bio will acquire the Life Science Career Alliance (LSCA), a subsidiary of the Philadelphia WIB. “By supporting the workforce development mission of the LSCA, Pennsylvania Bio continues to advance its mission of making Pennsylvania a […]

Select Greater Philadelphia’’s GROWTH Magazine Advertising Deadline Approaches 11/21/2012

As noted in last month’’s newsletter, Select Greater Philadelphia partnered with Journal Communications, publisher of economic development guides, to develop GROWTH: Business Success in the Greater Philadelphia Region. The ad placement deadline has been extended to 11/21/2012. The publication will be distributed to national and international business leaders considering Greater Philadelphia for a business location, […]

FreshDirect Chooses Greater Philadelphia to Expand Operations

FreshDirect, a leading online retailer of fresh foods and grocery items, chose Greater Philadelphia to grow its operations in the Northeast United States. The company will initially launch in eight center-city Philadelphia zip codes, with plans to expand throughout the Greater Philadelphia region in 2013. “We’re excited to start delivering FreshDirect’s exceptional quality fresh food […]

DVIRC Receives $1.8+ Million to Accelerate Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation in Greater Philadelphia

The Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) was awarded a total of $1,892,000 in Federal aid to help create advanced manufacturing jobs and foster innovation in Greater Philadelphia. The project is funded through the Advanced Manufacturing Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge, a national competition administered by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) and National Institute of […]

EEB Hub Seeks Applicants for Advanced Energy Retrofit Opportunity

The Energy Efficient Buildings Hub (EEB Hub) is soliciting building renovation projects that are planned or under consideration, to be considered for an award designed to incorporate an “Advanced Energy Retrofit” (AER) into the project. Eligible applicants include building owners, facility managers, tenants, service providers, architects, energy and design professionals and firms, and others. Building […]