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.


The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Third Year in a Row

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh’s 2021 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2021 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the third year in a row.

New MBS Fintech Agile Revolutionizes Trading with the Launch of RFQ Platform

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agile, a new fintech bringing mortgage lenders and broker dealers on to a single electronic platform, has formally announced the launch of its flagship RFQ (request for quote) platform. All MBS market participants can now participate on an electronic platform that expedites the exchange of To-Be-Announced Mortgage-Backed Securities (TBAs).

Site Preparations, LLC Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Privately Held US Companies

GAP, Pa., Aug. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Site Preparations, LLC, a garage and shed foundation installation company headquartered in Gap, PA, has been named to Inc. Magazine’s 2021 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately-owned companies in the United States. The company was ranked #3119 on the list with a three-year revenue growth rate of 121% for the period from 2017-2020. The company is listed on the Inc. 5000 list under its shortened brand name, Site Prep.

Little League® International Extends Partnership with Sports Connect to Grow Participation

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., Aug. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Little League® International has extended its official partnership with Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, to further its goal of using innovative technology to simplify league administration and grow participation.

Wig Company Founder and Entrepreneur Turns the Tables and Heads

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Aug. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Kimberly Cloud found herself out on the street due to domestic violence, she didn’t let that stop her. In fact, the incident just served to give her strength to not only start her own business, but to give back to the community too. With a passion for making wigs, she started working with her local chapter of Dress for Success and then launched her own line of wigs, Genuinely Michelle Wigs, LLC.

Right Hand Technology Group Ranked on Channel Futures MSP 501 – Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Global Managed Service Providers

PITTSBURGH, Pa., July 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. Right Hand Technology Group has been selected as one of the technology industry’s top-performing providers of managed services by the editors of Channel Futures.

Right Hand Technology Group Named to ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs: 2021 Edition

PITTSBURGH, Pa., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group has been named to After Nines Inc.’s ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list and research for 2021. The annual list and the research (hashtag: #MSP100) identify and honor the top 100 managed services providers (MSPs) in healthcare, legal, government, financial services, manufacturing and additional vertical markets.

Springer Realty Group Names Stu Schulman as President

EXTON, Pa., May 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springer Realty Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Stu Schulman as its new president. Stu joins the company after serving as Vice President, Client Relationships & Sales at MOBE, a healthcare service that partners with employers and insurers to help people achieve their health and wellness goals.

State College Area School District in Pennsylvania Selects Synergy Student Information System

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., May 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — State College Area School District (SCASD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy® Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint® Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs, replacing eSchoolPlus™ SIS. The district’s Synergy solution will include Synergy SIS and Synergy Online Registration in a cloud-hosted environment. SCASD serves nearly 7,000 students across 12 schools in central Pennsylvania.

Kelly Toyota & Kelly Hyundai are Open and Ready to serve Lehigh Valley and Eastern Pennsylvania

HAMBURG, Pa., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kelly Automotive Group is pleased to announce the acquisition and addition of two new dealerships. Kelly Toyota and Kelly Hyundai are setting up shop in the former Freedom Toyota and Freedom Hyundai locations of Hamburg, Pa. The new stores will not miss a beat and will be up and running immediately.

Corporate Health and Wellness Expert, Wellness Coaches, Releases Whitepaper on the Increased Risks of COVID-19 to Smokers and Their Employers

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As COVID-19 lingers on, management teams across the country are struggling to find effective ways to keep their workforce safe and healthy while also keeping productivity levels up. Wellness Coaches offers a comprehensive look into an overlooked workforce demographic in their new whitepaper, “Smoking Cessation During a Pandemic: A look at the medical and financial costs of smoking for people and organizations.”

Wellness Coaches unveils new products and services and a new branded-look for 2021

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wellness Coaches, one of the fastest-growing leaders in the clinical management healthcare space, acquired and relaunched a series of new accessible health products and solutions for the American workforce along with new corporate branding.

Deliberately Considerate People Making a Positive Difference

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sugarpeel announces newest Deliberately Considerate™ digital publication recognizing people trying to change the world for the better, featuring Native American Oren Lyons, Faithkeeper of the Onondaga Nation and international advocate for our Mother Earth, and Indigenous rights.

Argosy Real Estate Partners selects Pereview as its new asset management platform

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Commercial real estate and private equity investment firm Argosy Real Estate Partners has chosen Pereview Software to support its growing portfolio and data strategy.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare to partner with Pennsylvania to disseminate 94,600 COVID-19 vaccines to schoolteachers

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMI Expeditionary Healthcare announces its partnership with the state of Pennsylvania and for its special initiative to help vaccinate all schoolteachers, child-care worker and school staff. Pennsylvania expects to receive an initial allocation of 94,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) single-dose vaccine this week and AMI Expeditionary Healthcare will begin vaccinating on March 10.

Wellness Coaches Announces New COVID-19 Testing Contract with Abbott Labs

BLUE BELL, Pa., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wellness Coaches has contracted with Abbott to immediately offer ​ the BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 test. Wellness Coaches now offers this 15-minute self-contained rapid test kit for $5 with low-cost administration to existing and new clients.

Valentis Announces New Vice President of Strategy, Martha Hunter

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis today announced that Martha Hunter will become the company’s first-ever Vice President of Strategy, effective March 2021. She fills a new position helping the company meet growing demand for expansion.

The Role of ‘Green Therapy’ in Improving Mental Health

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With mental health struggles surging globally, particularly in the US, Adventure Explorations has released a new white paper entitled “Improving Mental Health: The Power of Outdoor and Adventure.” The piece explores the benefits outdoor activity has on mental health.

Valentis Expands its Distribution Network with Lamperd Less Lethal

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis, a defense and risk management firm, has entered into a distribution agreement with Lamperd Less Lethal, Inc. (OTC PINK: LLLI) and its Master Parts Distributor, EJC Security Services, Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA.

Valentis Security welcomes Jerry Clark

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Jan. 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis is pleased to announce the addition of Jerry Clark to its team as a consultant to help facilitate strategic business development and growth for Valentis locally, regionally, and nationally. Clark’s role will also include guest spots to share his insight and expertise on the “Marnie and Martha” Valentis produced podcast series.

UniversalCIS Announces Acquisition of SharperLending

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — UniversalCIS, a market leader in technology and solutions to the mortgage industry, is pleased to announce the acquisition of mortgage technology provider SharperLending. The SharperLending transaction, which follows the merger of Universal Credit, CIS Credit Solutions, and Avantus, provides further enhancements to the technology platform for UniversalCIS.

Get Your Lips Ready for Valentine’s Day with Bel Essence

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bel Essence (belessence.com), the natural skin care company making effective anti-aging products and moisturizers, launches a natural anti-aging lip balm collection in time for Valentine’s Day.

EnergyCAP’s Energy Information Management System Earns FedRAMP Authorization

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce that its EnergyCAP® energy management information solution (EMIS) has been granted an Authorization to Operate (ATO) under the U.S. Government’s FedRAMP program and is now an authorized participant in the FedRAMP Marketplace. The U.S. Department of State granted the ATO and is now the first EnergyCAP client in the FedRAMP environment.

Elite Miss Pennsylvania, Danielle Alura Prevents More Than 10 Tons of Plastic Waste from Landfills

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “There is no excuse for single use,” claims Danielle Alura, Elite Miss Pennsylvania. With all the various ways we create waste in our daily lives, our businesses, and our government, the tourism industry is one of the most wasteful veins of our society. While hotels have many ways they create waste, Danielle Alura decided to focus on the plastic waste we luxuriously call toiletries; the little convenient bottles we love to use, toss and forget about.

Gallospole and TARAC WIPPP, Award Winners At 2020 International Film Festivals

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Dec. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gallospole and TARAC WIPPP (tey – rak – wip) have won distinguished awards at international film festivals throughout the year 2020. This chair conspiracy propagated by the political satirist, Gallospole, has been recognized as the Best Trailer at the Direct Monthly Online Film Festival.

Polovolo Launches the First Sport-Specific Digital Platform for Water Polo Recruiting

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High school water polo athletes looking to continue their playing careers in college have a new resource available to showcase their accomplishments and connect with college coaches. Polovolo is a digital platform designed for the unique needs of high school water polo athletes, their parents and the collegiate water polo coaching community.

AVE Renews Partnership with Move For Hunger

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AVE by Korman Communities, a leading hospitality-driven residential real estate brand, and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, announced they have renewed their formal partnership for a sixth year to fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide.

Derry Township School District in Pennsylvania Selects Synergy Education Platform

HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Derry Township School District (DTSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform by Edupoint® Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district’s cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy MTSS, Synergy Assessment, and Synergy Special Education.

no1uno Completes Their 20th Anniversary Remastered EPIC EP ‘no1uno2’

DREXEL HILL, Pa., Oct. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — no1uno (pronounced “no one you know”) are set to release the Special Remastered EP Edition from their 2000 full-length CD, “no1uno2,” on Friday, October 30. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, this EP edition features select tracks including their eclectic rock epic, “down – the dance,” described as a “dark moody atmosphere” with a “beautifully eerie vibe.”

Valentis Security plans strategic expansion into Florida

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Valentis has commenced plans to expand and initiate operations in the State of Florida. Valentis intends to provide a combination of armed security personnel, consulting, special event security and management, and training throughout the state.

Respage and Move For Hunger Announce Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger Nationwide

NARBERTH, Pa., Oct. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respage – a leading provider of apartment marketing services for thousands of communities nationwide, and Move For Hunger – a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced a new partnership that will fight hunger and reduce food waste nationwide.

Global DMS Integrates EVO Appraisal Management Software with ProxyPics, Enabling Remote Real Estate Inspections

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based appraisal management software, announced that it has integrated its new EVO platform, an innovative valuation technology that shatters the constraints of yesteryear software designs, with ProxyPics to provide its clients with a secure method of facilitating the delivery of photographs of a subject property when access to the property is unavailable.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Names Steiner Realty, Inc a Winner of the Pittsburgh Top Workplaces Award for the Second Year in a Row

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steiner Realty, Inc. announces their designation as one of Pittsburgh’s 2020 Top Workplaces. Steiner Realty has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for the second year in a row.

Time-Sensitive Treatments for Spotted Lanternfly Need to Be Scheduled Now in Early Fall

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adult Spotted Lanternfly are swarming area trees in a record-breaking year for the invasive insect. Not only do Spotted Lanternfly pose a risk to the health of trees and plants, they also cause some really gross problems for homeowners.

Our Lady of Palestine Startup to Support Holy Land Artisans and The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. and BELOIT, Wis., Sept. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Our Lady of Palestine, a not for profit webstore, signs an exclusive international distribution agreement with Blest Art, Inc., a religious goods company of Beloit, Wisconsin, to sell handicraft products from the Holy Land originating from the Palestinian Territory and Israel.

EnergyCAP, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Headquarters, Logo, Training Services, and More

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce a list of notable accomplishments as it celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020. ECI employees will begin operating from the company’s new state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot headquarters facility this month.

FreeStylus Revolutionizes Touch-Free Interactions During Global Pandemic

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to worldwide demand, FreeStylus has launched a first of its kind patent-pending 100% recyclable, single-use stylus designed to eliminate direct human contact with public technology surfaces.

Global DMS COO Jody Collup Receives 2020 Most Powerful Women in Fintech Award from PROGRESS in Lending

LANSDALE, Pa., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global DMS, a leading provider of cloud-based real estate appraisal management software, is proud to announce that its COO, Jody Collup, was recognized by PROGRESS in Lending for its second annual Most Powerful Women in Fintech Award.

Thar Process Expands into India to Focus on Pharmaceutical Purification Market

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thar Process, Inc – an American manufacturer of high-tech supercritical CO2 extraction and purification equipment – is proud to announce the signing of a new exclusive distribution deal with YMC India (a subsidiary of YMC Co. Ltd., JAPAN).

Right Hand Technology Group Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Right Hand Technology Group has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.