• Du Pont Nylon Plant, Seaford, Del.

    Seaford plant recognized as historic landmark

    University of Delaware Library / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND The Seaford nylon plant is getting recognition for its role in the state’s economy. The site is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The plant was built by DuPont Co. after the discovery of nylon at its research center near Wilmington. Nylon based products—from fabric for [...]

  • A photo of the system to be installed in Milton. Photo courtesy of Dogfish Head.

    Dogfish to expand distilling operation

    Dogfish Head plans to expand its tiny distilling operation. The company, according to a blog post, has distilled gin, rum and vodka at its brewpub in Rehoboth beach for a dozen years, with one key piece of equipment being dubbed “Frankenstill.” Production has been sold out of the pub and to a few retailers in [...]

  • Drone

    Drones topic at upcoming Tech Forum event

     (Photo of Amazon.com’s experimental drone). The Technology Forum of Delaware is featuring Drone Technology in September. We will explore how drones will impact business practices and spotlight technology leaders who are shaping the future with these flying machines. The FAA expects to have more than 7,500 commercial drones in the sky within five years. Lightweight commercial drone [...]

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    Gilman Small Business award winners announced

    The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business Alliance announced the winners of the 2014 Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Awards. The awards ceremony luncheon will take place November 12, at the Hotel du Pont’s Gold Ballroom, with keynote remarks by bestselling author Steven Strauss. The Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Award, named for [...]

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    Five Below to move New Castle warehouse, 175 jobs, to site across the river

    Discount chain  Five Below, Inc. next year will move out of  a distribution center in New Castle and transfer 175 jobs to a site across the river  in southern New Jersey. The retailer that caters to pre-teens, teens and adults  signed a lease for a new distribution center in Oldmans Township, New Jersey. The 1,045,000 square-foot facility, located [...]

  • Bulletin

    Check out the Sept. 10-16 edition of the Business Bulletin

    Delaware continues to see a mixed bag of economic news with a 1 percent drop in manufacturing employment at a time when the nation is seeing a modest upturn.  At the same time, the state is now the home of 18 companies on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing enterprises.  To read [...]

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