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Column: History of craftsmanship and value could make Lancaster a successful ‘maker’ capital

Column by EDC president, Lisa Riggs. A local business leader recently pitched to me the idea that Lancaster County should grab the mantra of being the “makers” capital, a rallying cry that is built on [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest-News|Comments Off on Column: History of craftsmanship and value could make Lancaster a successful ‘maker’ capital

Plans unveiled for former Wilbur complex

After more than a year in suspense, the new owner of the former Wilbur Chocolate plant in downtown Lititz has emerged with a mixed-use future for the 11-acre property. Lancaster-based Oak Tree Development Group, which [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest-News|Comments Off on Plans unveiled for former Wilbur complex

Bird-in-Hand auto-parts maker eyes expansion, 30 more jobs

A small manufacturer in Bird-in-Hand has won state support for an expansion that will create 30 jobs, it was announced Thursday. Ames Reese, which makes small parts for the automotive industry out of powdered metal, [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest-News|Comments Off on Bird-in-Hand auto-parts maker eyes expansion, 30 more jobs

May 2017 Newsletter

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LNP – Lyle Hosler will chair CRIZ authority task force

A group of city business owners, nonprofit leaders and a City Council member will help the board overseeing Lancaster’s City Revitalization & Improvement Zone decide how to distribute millions of dollars in state funds starting [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Categories: Latest-News|Comments Off on LNP – Lyle Hosler will chair CRIZ authority task force