Whether you're a gardener with an herbal remedy, a woodworker with a brilliant flooring solution, or a scientist with an accidental discovery, transforming an idea into a business is a major challenge. Fortunately, if you live in the PA Wilds, you don't have to do it alone — there is a wealth of funding and support, if you know where to look.
Participants in Operation Warp Speed, NewAge Industries' piping is an essential tool in the fight against COVID-19. And they don't just innovate on the manufacturing line: The company is 100 percent owned by its workers.
A Conshohocken event production company is pivoting, launching an off-shoot dedicated to manufacturing (in PA!) mobile testing trucks. These versatile vehicles will hopefully have a life long after the pandemic, providing vaccines and other targeted relief to communities in crisis.
Welcome to the new fashion frontier. Buy a #MadeinPA face mask to protect yourself and the people around you, while also supporting a local business. An added bonus: Many of these makers are also contributing masks or dollars to worthy causes in their communities.