Month: May 2016

420 Corporate Blvd., Newark, DE 19702 www.polytechinc.com | Facebook | Twitter business briefing Headquarters: 420 Corporate Blvd., Newark, DE 19702 Founding: 1989 Industry: Manufacturing Number of employees: 145 Number of family members: 8 Number of family board members: 4 Principal owner(s): Robert and Suzanne Prybutok, Jarred Prybutok, Taryn Dayton In their own words What sets your business…

234 N. James St., Newport, DE 19804 www.pettinaro.com | Twitter | Facebook business briefing Headquarters: 234 N. James St., Newport, DE 19804 Founding: 1965 Industry: Construction/Real Estate Development/Property Management Number of employees: 180 Number of family members: 5 Number of family board members: 5 Principal owner(s): Verino Pettinaro, Gregory Pettinaro, Tracy Crowley, Cindy Wilkinson, Vicky Martelli In…

500 Centerpoint Blvd., New Castle, DE 19720 www.nixonmedical.com Business Briefing Headquarters: 500 Centerpoint Blvd., New Castle, DE 19720 Founding: 1967 Industry: Medical Uniform Service Number of employees: 448 Number of family members: 3 Number of family board members: 1 Principal owner(s): Ben, Dan and Jason Berstein In their own words What sets your business apart?…

3007 Bellevue Ave., Wilmington, DE 19802 www.mercantilepress.com | Facebook business briefing Headquarters: 3007 Bellevue Ave., Wilmington, DE 19802 Founding: 1884 Industry: Printing/Packaging Number of employees: 12 Number of family members: 1 Number of family board members: 3 Principal owner(s): Coleman E. Bye III and Coleman E. Bye, Jr. In their own words What sets your business apart?…

1 Righter Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19803 www.lyonsinsurance.com | Facebook business briefing Headquarters: 1 Righter Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19803 Founding: 1984 Industry: Insurance/Risk Management/Employee Benefits/Human Capital Management Number of employees: 48 Number of family members: 4 Number of family board members: N/A Principal owner(s): David F. Lyons and Catherine Lyons In their own words What sets your business…

Project leaders and local officials kicked off the construction process for the DE Turf Sports Complex (Kent County Regional Sports Complex) in Frederica at the site’s groundbreaking this month. The 84-acre, state-of-the-art facility will be home to ten synthetic turf and two natural grass fields for sports, such as soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, rugby and…

The Delaware Financial Education Alliance (DFEA) and the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware have announced the inauguration of the Trust & Wealth Management Minor. The Trust & Wealth Minor will be an accredited program comprised of up to 13 courses in the curriculum providing students with comprehensive skills grounded…

In addition to stress and host of other emotions, a divorce will likely raise a number of financial concerns.  Lawyers and financial planners can partner to help clients navigate the divorce process and build a strategy for their financial future.  Although each circumstance is unique and requires specific consideration and analysis, the six commonly asked…

Incyte Corp. and ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently announced the entry into a definitive agreement for Incyte to acquire ARIAD’s European operations. At the close of the transaction, the companies will also enter into a license agreement whereby Incyte will obtain an exclusive license to develop and commercialize Iclusig (ponatinib) in Europe and other select countries.…

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, The Partnership, Inc., honored Jack P. Varsalona, president of Wilmington University, with the inaugural John H. Taylor, Jr. Education Leadership award. The ceremony was part of the 2016 Superstars in Education, charged with recognizing outstanding educational programs and individual achievements. This event highlights excellence in science teaching,…