New Board Member Profile: Jeff Kimmel

Jeff Kimmel

On August 4, the TecBridge intern team visited’s facility in Drums, PA, and spoke with Vice President of Customer Service and new TecBridge Board member Jeff Kimmel. Jeff answered some questions about joining TecBridge, his work with, and even his place in a sports hall of fame. Why… Read more »

TecBridge Entrepreneurship: Aya Fair Trade in Ghana, Part II

Ghana Seamstress

Ellen Clauss and Randy England of Aya Fair Trade won this year’s TecBridge Business Plan Competition in the collegiate division. So what’s happened since?   Following the competition and their graduation from Marywood, Ellen and Randy travelled to Ghana for two weeks to begin establishing the company’s manufacturing process and… Read more »

Enhancing Pennsylvania’s Competitive Advantage in a 21st Century Energy Economy

The 1st Annual Innovation Conference, June 2-3, is focusing on additive manufacturing with specific interest in 3D printing. Our three keynote speakers include Brian Slocum, Robert Zubrickie, and Denise Brinley. Ms. Brinley’s keynote abstract, “Enhancing Pennsylvania’s Competitive Advantage in a 21st Century Energy Economy” can be view here. Denise is the Special… Read more »

Additive Manufacturing Growing in Popularity from Grade School through College

NEPIRC, Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, is a not-for-profit organization that has been providing world-class professional services exclusively to manufacturers throughout northeastern and northern Pennsylvania since 1988. NEPIRC is one of our Gold Sponsors of the 1st Annual Innovation Conference. NEPIRC provides a variety of consulting services relative to the… Read more »

What is 3D Printing Anyway? An Interview with Innovation Conference Keynote Speaker, Brian Slocum

The Innovation Conference will include Brian Slocum, Managing Director, Wilbur Powerhouse Prototyping Lab, Lehigh University, as a Keynote Speaker.  Brian has been working with Additive Manufacturing since his return to Lehigh in 2002 when he took over responsibility for their first FDM printer. Since that time, he has been instrumental in growing… Read more »

Get To Know The Innovation Conference!

The 1st Annual Innovation Conference, brought to you by TecBridge and the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise & Entrepreneurship at Wilkes University is a conference entirely devoted to emerging technologies in the Northeastern Pennsylvania region with proven opportunity for economic development.  Additive Manufacturing, a.k.a. 3D printing, is revolutionizing manufacturing as well as… Read more »