Request, respond, record: How Mission Critical Partners is there during every step of an emergency

By Stephanie Kalina-Metzger A Mission Critical Partners employee provides assistance during a time-critical incident. Photo: Provided. Mission Critical Partners began with just three people: Kevin Murray, Brian Bark and Len Kowalski, working in makeshift offices above their garage and in their basements. Today, the company is known as the top public safety, courts consulting advisory […]


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Local maker dream team: Students, researchers and manufacturers collaborate to deliver 1 million PPE

Jessica Menold, assistant professor of engineering design, pours silicone into molds to create earpieces for disposable stethoscopes. (IMAGE: JESSICA MENOLD) This spring, as COVID-19 swept across the country, Tim Simpson used his expertise in 3D printing to bring together a group of collaborators to solve urgent problems related to the design and manufacturing and sterilization […]

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Homeland Manufacturing’s Commitment to Excellence and Collaboration is Revitalizing Local Manufacturing

Homeland Manufacturing is a driving force behind the resurgence of manufacturing in Happy Valley. The company has carved out a leadership role thanks to a steadfast commitment to quality, customer success and collaboration with like-minded local businesses. According to Homeland Manufacturing Founder John Bonislawski, every prospect who walks through the door of his new Happy […]

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Paving the Way for Industry 4.0

The term might be new, but Industry 4.0 is something Penn State’s been doing for a long, long time The term Industry 4.0 was coined relatively recently. Most credit it to the 2011 Hannover Messe, the eminent trade fair in Germany that focuses on building automation and technology, along with materials, robotics and additive manufacturing […]

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Making an Ideal Home for Your Business

Happy Valley has been making headlines as a greenhouse for economic growth. It has fused education, research and business to create an environment that’s conducive for starting and growing businesses. CNNMoney credits the highly-educated workforce and resources of Penn State as benefits in its top 100 places to live and launch. calls Happy Valley […]

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TZero: A State College Sensor Company Created by Two Homebrewers is Shaking Up the Brewing Industry for Good

TZero is working with breweries as far afield as Alaska and Quebec, California and Florida, to help brewers more easily and precisely oversee their brews via the power of sensor technology. Just because something’s been done the same way for hundreds of years, that doesn’t always make it the best way to do something. Take, […]

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CIMP-3D: Revolutionizing Industry with Additive Manufacturing

This fall, industry practitioners from more than 60 companies – doctors and teachers, gas & oil and aerospace engineers – will be learning how to use 3D printing to revolutionize their professions. The first of its kind in the world, Penn State’s Master of Engineering in Additive Manufacturing and Design program educates the next generation’s […]

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