Pennsylvania Business News

Pennsylvania Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (Pa., PA), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Pittsburgh Electrical Insulation (PEI) Acquires Fibertek to Expand Manufacturing Capacity

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pittsburgh Electrical Insulation, Inc. (PEI) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Electrical Products Division of Fibertek, Inc. of Franklin, Tenn. Fibertek is a manufacturer of leading-edge specialty fiberglass tapes and high-performance laminates for electrical insulation applications in electric motors, generators, and transformers.

Elite Miss Pennsylvania Partners with 20+ East Coast Hotels – Projected to Prevent More Than 1 Ton of Plastic Waste from Landfills

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Danielle Alura, Elite Miss Pennsylvania, received the 2020 Olive Branch Certificate of Recognition from the Coalition for Peace Action for her efforts against climate change, to build a green economy. One of the achievements this year was Danielle held a socially distanced green talk outside Philly for hotel owners.

Tick Hot Spots in the Yard

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While some bugs are just annoying, ticks carry a variety of diseases that can pose serious risks to people and pets, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Fortunately, there are many actions homeowners can take to protect the property from these dangerous insects and the illnesses they can carry. It all starts with knowing where ticks love to hang out in the yard.

Time-Sensitive Treatments for Spotted Lanternfly Need to Be Scheduled Now Before the Adults Emerge

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., July 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adult Spotted Lanternfly will be emerging a few short weeks, and it’s expected to be a record-breaking year for the invasive insect, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Not only do Spotted Lanternfly pose a risk to the health of trees and plants, they also cause some really gross problems for homeowners.

Sibi Health launches in Philadelphia, bringing convenience and transparency to healthcare payment by democratizing access

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sibi Health, an online marketplace for healthcare services, is now available for individuals and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Sibi Health finally brings convenience and transparency to healthcare payment by democratizing access to local providers offering upfront transparent prices for both virtual and in-person care.

Pennsylvania Becomes Home to Brand New ‘COVID-Friendly’ Physical and Spiritual Adventure

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Co-owners Cody Meassick and Chris Paradysz present the opening of Adventure Explorations, a multi-disciplined, concierge adventure company using top-notch gear and guides to create custom experiences. With discovery at its heart, adventure creates extraordinary moments of clarity, truth and connection.

Black Underrepresentation Worsens in Management, STEM Jobs

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Black Lives Matter and other protests against racial discrimination, discussions have broadened to include underrepresentation of blacks in management positions in the workplace. The latest job index data shows black underrepresentation in management occupations has worsened over the past three years, Dr. Nathan Hardy finds.

Tree Care Marketing Company Sees Its Most Explosive Growth Amidst 2020 Pandemic

WEST CHESTER, Pa., June 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “The tree service companies that consistently thrive are those that ramp up their marketing efforts during times of recession, such as the economic downturn of the COVID-19 pandemic.” This statement comes from Don Dowd, owner and founder of Tree Leads Today. “During economic lulls, many make the mistake of scaling back their marketing out of fear.”

How to Combat the Spotted Lanternfly Now in the Nymph Stage

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has invaded the Philadelphia area. All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, carefully encased in a protective, hardened layer of secretion. Now that they’ve emerge as nymphs, it’s time to take action!

New Isolator XXX™ Column Delivers Increased SFC Purification Efficiency

PITTSBURGH, Pa., June 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thar Process Inc., global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced technologies for the extraction and purification of natural products, announces a new Isolator XXX phase for hemp/cannabis extract purification by supercritical fluid chromatography (SFC).

George Koser Joins Realty ONE Group Restore Leadership Team

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Realty ONE Group Restore is proud to announce the recent hiring of George Koser to the leadership team. George will be working out of the Blue Bell and Conshohocken offices as the company’s first Non-Selling Sales Manager. In his role, he will play an integral role in supporting the company’s real estate agents to work smarter, not harder, and grow their businesses.

Proper Lawn Mowing Technique is Important for Successful Grass Growth

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., June 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If a homeowner’s lawn looks uneven and just plain ugly in some spots, how the grass is being mowed might be affecting its appearance, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. From how to set the mower height to how soon after the rain falls the grass is cut, good mowing practices are important for keeping a lawn looking vibrant, healthy, and green all season long.

New Dental Product Online Store Launched by Holmes Dental

WILLOW GROVE, Pa., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holmes Dental, a family-owned and operated business, is serving Dentists since 1975 with an innovative line of dental solutions including QYK-SET line of Acrylics, deMark dental tools, Sore Spotters for dentures, and Temp and Perm Grippers to handle crowns.

Charging Full-Speed Ahead into Expanded Services, Rhino Launches Rhino Exterior Solutions

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A year ago, Joe Austin proudly announced the opening of Rhino Waterproofing Solutions, a premier waterproofing company providing state-of-the-art, high-quality basement waterproofing and mold remediation services. Twelve months later and Austin is proudly charging full-speed ahead into an expansion of his services — Rhino Exterior Solutions.

Global DMS offers unique Compliance Guarantee Program for EVO Appraisal Management Software

LANSDALE, Pa., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has launched a new Compliance Guarantee Program for those that utilize its EVO-Res appraisal management platform, which covers all fines in the event that a client is found out of compliance, but is using the software’s Best Practice Configuration.

New Philadelphia Pedestrian Fatality Study Highlights Accident Statistics and Community Response

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pearce Law Firm, Personal Injury and Accident Lawyers P.C. has a new pedestrian fatality study which highlights accident statistics and community response. Accidents involving pedestrians resulting in serious injuries or fatalities are on the rise in Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania Plumbing Company Rockets Into Unchartered Territory with Free Tele-Plumbing Services

CHESTER SPRINGS, Pa., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — People facing plumbing issues in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic are currently unable or unwilling to invite a professional plumber into their homes. That’s a tricky situation to be in. Rocket Plumbing & Drain is working to answer the call and has figured out how to save its community time, money and stress through its free virtual and tele-plumbing services.

Tips for Growing Grass in Shade

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., May 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When it comes to growing grass in the shade, the process can be incredibly frustrating for homeowners. The Lawn Care Experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn have several strategies homeowners can try to combat bare spots on shady areas on the lawn.

National STOP THE BLEED® Day is May 21, 2020

PALMER, Pa., May 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — STOP THE BLEED® is an important public health campaign aimed at directly saving lives-through an effort to increase public awareness and encourage people and organizations across the United States to get trained with life-saving STOP THE BLEED techniques so they can be ready to take action and stop everyday instances of life-threatening bleeding in their homes and communities.

Global DMS Integrates eTrac Valuation Management Software with ProxyPics, Allowing Clients to Complete Real Estate Appraisals Remotely

LANSDALE, Pa., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has integrated its eTrac valuation management platform with ProxyPics – a patented, secure mobile app that provides a method of facilitating the delivery of photographs of a subject property when access to the property is unavailable.

Perkiomen Valley School District in PA Selects Synergy Education Platform

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Perkiomen Valley School District (PVSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education. PVSD serves over 5,500 students in the Philadelphia region.

EnergyCAP, Inc. Receives Inc. Magazine ‘Best Workplaces’ Award

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) has been named to Inc. Magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020 that will hit newsstands May 12, and is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement, and stellar benefits.

Rittenhouse Appraisals Sees Resilience In Philadelphia Region’s Real Estate Market Despite Covid-19

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The COVID-19 crisis could create opportunities for the Philadelphia region to thrive as a real estate market going forward, and buttress its reemergence as a center for business, according to an expert at Rittenhouse Appraisals.

How to Capture and Destroy Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs in 2020

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., April 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that has officially invaded Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery Counties! All winter long, their eggs lay waiting for the warm weather, and the Spotted Lanternfly Nymphs have already started to emerge. The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share what to look for and how to capture and destroy these destructive insects.

Global DMS Receives Innovations Award from PROGRESS in Lending for EVO Appraisal Management Software

LANSDALE, Pa., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has been selected by PROGRESS in Lending for its “Innovations Award,” which recognizes companies that have come together to create something truly game-changing for the mortgage space.

Kids Staying Home From School can Keep Busy with a Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt in the Yard

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., April 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spotted Lanternfly are beautiful but destructive insects that have invaded Pennsylvania. The good news is kids can help get rid of Spotted Lanternfly! The experts at Giroud Tree and Lawn share why these are bad bugs, and what kids need to know to go on a Spotted Lanternfly Egg Hunt!

Tree Leads Today Sees 595% Growth Year Over Year

CHADDS FORD, Pa., April 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tree Leads Today has grown more than five-fold during the past year, which its founders say is a strong testament to the effectiveness of their tree marketing program.

Meridia Interactive Solutions Announces Availability of TownVOTE 3.0

MALVERN, Pa., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Meridia Interactive Solutions announced immediate availability of TownVOTE 3.0 – a proprietary electronic voting system, which allows towns, municipalities, associations, fraternal organizations, and various other government bodies to conduct safe and efficient voting in their meetings.

Boothwyn Pharmacy in Kennett Square Now Manufacturing Hand Sanitizer

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., March 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boothwyn Pharmacy, a PCAB-accredited compounding pharmacy located mere minutes from the heart of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, has dedicated resources to manufacture hand sanitizer.

Right Hand Technology Group Becomes First Pittsburgh-based Managed IT and Cybersecurity Service Provider to Earn CompTIA Security Trustmark+

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group Inc, a Managed IT and Cyber Security Service Provider, announced today it has received the CompTIA Security Trustmark+(tm) from CompTIA, the non-profit association for the world’s information technology (IT) industry.

The MReport Recognizes Global DMS as Top 25 Fintech Innovator for its EVO™ Appraisal Management Software

LANSDALE, Pa., March 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has been selected by MReport for its inaugural “Top 25 Fintech Innovators” award, which recognizes fintech companies within the mortgage industry that are poised to shape the future of the industry in 2020 and beyond.

HousingWire Names Global DMS a 2020 Tech100 Award Winner for EVO Appraisal Management Software

LANSDALE, Pa., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has earned a spot on HousingWire’s seventh annual Tech100 awards list, which recognizes the most innovative technology companies in the U.S. housing economy, spanning the real estate mortgage industries.

The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia Leaders and Achievers Gala – Keynote by Doug Pederson, Head Coach of the Philadelphia Eagles

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia hosted its fourth annual Leaders & Achievers Gala at the Philadelphia Country Club on March 4. This event provides critical resources for TFT of Greater Philadelphia to positively impact the lives of over 30,000 young people in the region, and to forward their mission of teaching life skills and core values through the game of golf.

Giroud Tree and Lawn explains how to identify the difference between mole and vole damage on lawns, trees and shrubs

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., March 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mole and vole damage to lawns, trees and shrubs is common in Pennsylvania, but identifying the difference between the two can be confusing. Each of these two pests can cause mild to serious damage on a homeowners property, and late winter is when the effects are often seen.

Tree Crashes on to Glenside Home because of Hidden Danger Inside Trunk

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s late on Friday afternoon, and a Glenside homeowner is out running errands when her cell phone starts dinging with text messages. She checks her phone to find alerts from her neighbors: a tall Hemlock Tree has crashed down onto her house in the 60 mph wind gusts! Thankfully Giroud Tree and Lawn’s ISA Certified Arborist, Mike Chenail was able to assess the tree ASAP.

Now is the Time to Set Up a Spring Lawn Care Program

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s 7 am on a chilly Wednesday morning in February. Giroud Lawn Care Technician, Bill Krowchena, climbs into his lawn service truck with a large Dunkin Donuts coffee. He takes a sip before he starts paging through his clipboard and notes. “We have a lot of stops today, so I need my coffee!”

Homeowners Beware of Dead Tree Branches

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Feb. 10. 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A dead tree branch is often a signal of a hidden health issue, and if a tree has a lot of deadwood it could be a big problem! Insect invasions, disease, and poor root systems are just a few reasons why a tree might be in distress, says Giroud Tree and Lawn. Here are a few tips to help homeowners spot problems and take action.

Allegent FCU steps up to the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Challenge, Cranberry Twp., Pennsylvania

WEXFORD, Pa., Jan. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capturing the buzz of a current Hershey’s Reese’s Peanut Butter commercial spot – Allegent FCU actually sells Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups at a financial institution! The Hershey Company’s branded Reese’s spot teased the Federal Credit Union into accepting the challenge and partnering with Reese’s in fulfilling the commercial spot’s thought: that Reese’s are “sold literally everywhere business is done, I’m pretty sure you could buy them at a bank.”

CONCRETE JUNGLE NO MORE – Catalyst Experiential to Bring Green Space Along Pennsauken, NJ Corridor

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Township of Pennsauken, New Jersey, in public private partnership with Catalyst Experiential, will bring some much needed green space back to the heavily commercial Pennsauken corridor in the form of two Community Landmarks, a Clocktower on Route 38 and a Monument on Marlton Pike. More than 70% of the land along Route 38 and 70 is zoned commercial, and commercial land can be 85% “impervious” – meaning concrete and asphalt as opposed to landscaping and greenery.

How to Revive Your Property This New Year

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The start of a new year is the perfect time to schedule a full property evaluation with an ISA Certified Arborist and Lawn Care Expert. After a compete inspection, they can develop a step-by-step plan to revive the property this year. From Pruning trees to starting a lawn care program, homeowners can breathe new life into the yard and garden.