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  • Maker Monday: DuraEdge Products

    June 18, 2018

    Kurt Mershimer Occupation: Project Engineer/Operations Manager Employer: DuraEdge Products DuraEdge specializes in the production of top-quality engineered soil products for the baseball and softball field industry. They provide long-term soil solutions — not just seasonal quick fixes — to clients at every level of play, from community parks to professional stadiums. How did you get […]

  • Invent Penn State Making an Impact on Student Careers through Entrepreneurship (part 2 of 4)

    May 29, 2018

    Designed to spur economic development, job creation, and student career success, the Invent Penn State (IPS) initiative is an integral part of Pennsylvania’s thriving entrepreneurial culture. #PAproud is posting a four-part series highlighting IPS and its accomplishments. Our first article focused on the initiative’s inception, with Penn State President Eric Barron’s vision for utilizing the […]

  • 2017: Pennsylvania Brings 8,488 Jobs and $963.9 Million In Investments

    May 08, 2018

    Pennsylvania hit the ground running in 2017, with ample economic development activity across the state. Last year, Pennsylvania saw a net gain of more than 78,000 jobs, a growth rate which outstripped all of our neighboring states. Since Governor Wolf entered office three years ago, the state has gained nearly 180,000 jobs — more than […]