Category: News Updates

DuPont on Oct. 3 announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Memcor business of Evoqua Water Technologies Corp, which employs ultrafiltration and membrane biofiltration technologies. “Our strategic intent for the Water Solutions business is to have a robust portfolio of technologies so that our talented global organization can leverage a broad range…

State’s biotech sector needs more lab space, talent and money

Delaware has a lot to celebrate when it comes to the burgeoning biotechnology sector. In the pages ahead, you’ll read about an expansion at the Delaware Innovation Space that will accommodate more small, innovative firms, and a partnership between a local startup and a larger company that has the potential to realign the global market…

“Back to School” time is a great time for not only kids but their parents and other adults – including business owners and execs – to give some thought to what tools in their tool kit need some sharpening. “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” Stephen Covey’s classic first published in 1989, is both…

ChristianaCare overhauls brand identity, but only tweaks name

  After two years of internal discussion and planning, Delaware’s largest private employer has tweaked its nationally recognized name to signal the launch of an updated brand identity. ChristianaCare, formerly Christiana Care Health System, is a new spin on a trusted name that is designed to reflect the organization’s values of “love and excellence,” said…

By Roger Morris Plans for the future of the New Castle County Airport (ILG) have entered a holding pattern. On Wednesday, October 2, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced the formation of a 12-person task force to come up with recommendations for the future of the facility, which currently has no commercial flights, by…

The Delaware Soybean Board has named Danielle Bauer as executive director effective October 1, 2019. The group helps coordinate the soybean industry in Delaware, which plants 180,000 acres of soybeans each year and generates approximately $60 million in value to the state. “Danielle’s dedication to the agriculture industry is commendable,” stated Delaware Soybean Board Chair Cory Atkins. “The Board…

Gov. John Carney and members of the General Assembly marked the first phase of renovations at the Carvel State Office Building in Wilmington with a ribbon cutting event on October 1. “The Carvel State Office building serves as the state’s primary administrative operations hub in Wilmington. Over one thousand individuals enter the Carvel State Office…

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant has signed a lease for its first full-scale production brewery. The facility is expected to open in summer 2020 at The Shops on Eagleview Boulevard in Exton, Pennsylvania. The expanded brewery and restaurant will increase in-store brewing capacity and bring current canning operations in-house. It will also serve as a test…

Many of you are aware of a recent series of television and print ads from a group calling itself Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware purporting to seek legislative changes to increase transparency and accountability in the Court of Chancery. In fact, this group’s goal is not to improve our judicial system, but instead, to unfairly malign…