Month: August 2018

Zulily expected to add 1,200 jobs in Bethlehem by the end of 2017. It didn’t get there, but it continues to grow

Back in September 2014, Gov. Tom Corbett announced online retailer Zulily would open a fulfillment center in Bethlehem, an operation that was expected to create 1,200 jobs by the end of 2017. The state offered Zulily $ 3.6 million in job creation tax credits if the company hit its mark. Zulily didn’t… This story original …

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Bieber Bus moving NYC spot yet again, now riders will be dropped at N.J. ferry

For the second time in a week, Bieber Transportation Group is switching its drop-off location for passengers in the Big Apple. The beleaguered Kutztown bus company said starting Monday, it will begin dropping off and picking up riders at the Port Imperial Dock in Weehawken, N.J., where they will… This story original published here: LV …

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New Mack Trucks president: It’s ‘not if we spend more, but where do we spend more next’ at Lower Macungie plant

Martin Weissburg became president of Volvo Construction Equipment on Jan. 1, 2014, taking the helm of the second-largest segment within the Sweden-based Volvo Group at a time when the low-performing business had marginal sales growth and weak earnings. Fast-forward to the end of 2017. That’s when… This story original published here: LV Business Cycle – …

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St. Luke’s proposes building new hospital in Carbon County, consolidating Palmerton and Gnaden Huetten

St. Luke’s University Health Network is floating plans to build an 80-bed hospital near Route 209 in Carbon County while repurposing two nearby hospitals it acquired last year, Gnaden Huetten and Palmerton. Hospital administrators are weighing building a hospital on Harrity Road in Franklin Township… This story original published here: LV Business Cycle – Lehigh …

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Ethan Hunt plus a hamburger: Long-awaited Movie Tavern opens Tuesday in Trexlertown

The Lehigh Valley’s newest cinema — and first Movie Tavern — opens Tuesday in Trexlertown. The long-planned dine-in theater, 6150 Hamilton Blvd., features 11 screens and 1,100 reclining seats, each equipped with its own swivel table that is connected to an armrest with an electronic call button…. This story original published here: LV Business Cycle …

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Freshpet plans Lehigh Valley expansion that will add 100 jobs

Specialty pet-food maker Freshpet Inc. is cooking up its latest expansion project in the Lehigh Valley. The fast-growing company will expand its manufacturing operations in Hanover Township, Northampton County, a project that will create 100 full-time jobs over the next three years, Gov. Tom Wolf… This story original published here: LV Business Cycle – Lehigh …

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Buckeye Partners, with major Lehigh Valley presence, to launch strategic review with ‘no option off the table’

Buckeye Partners LP, a Houston pipeline operator with a significant footprint in Lehigh County, will undergo a “comprehensive strategic review,” its CEO said Friday. In a call with financial analysts following release of the company’s second-quarter earnings, Clark C. Smith, who is also Buckeye’s… This story original published here: LV Business Cycle – Lehigh Valley …

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