ERIE COUNTY SUCCESS STORIES
Under the Clock Bar & Grill
“Let’s Meet Under the Clock”
COVERLET HELPS WOMEN WITH OSTOMIES REGAIN INTIMACY, ESTEEM
At the age of twenty Leah Humphries was diagnosed with Crohn's disease; two years later she underwent colon surgery. Why me? was her constant thought. As an art student she had always pictured herself as a free spirit and a creative soul who experienced only the beauty in life. Now Leah had to face the world with an ileostomy.
SNAP-TITE TIGHTENS INTERNAL EXPORT PRODURES
Snap-tite, Inc. is a manufacturer of quick-disconnect couplings, hydraulic valves, lay-flat fire hose, high-pressure valves, vessels, reactors, and fittings. Snap-tite’s corporate office is located in Erie, PA and the company has been a client of the Gannon University SBDC International Business Assistance Program since 1995.
STONE THERAPY MASSAGE MAKES SPLASH LOCALLY
According to small business owner Anita Gray, "more companies are realizing massage is a tool to promote themselves, through wellness at special events and beyond because it works. Relaxed people are happy and procutive people, whether they are your potential clients, customers or employees; chair massage translates into better business for you."
There’s nothing quite like perfect timing when you are taking a new product to market. Fortunately for Jim Karnes, his timing in launching DuraTite Systems LLC could not have been better.
EXQUISITE FINISHES GAINS NATIONAL RECOGNITION
Background: Exquisite Finishes is a full service painting, wallpapering, faux finish and decorative concrete company. This creative style of painting provides innovative and affordable finishes for residential and commercial projects. Owner Gary Arvanitopulos was born and raised in Greece and has over 20 years experience in this unique type of painting.
Stefanelli's Candies soak up local SBDC award
DAY STAR DISPLAYS DYNAMIC NEW IMAGE
Wayne Howard began Day Star Innovative Products & Services (IPS) and was officially incorporated in September 2003. Howard has developed 2 products: The HeetMiser Climate Enhancement System and the KleerAir Climate Control System. The main function of the HeetMiser is to reduce cost of forced air furnace systems by 50% through an efficient streamlined product. The KleerAir Climate Control System allows for an increase in air flow/circulation providing a building environment that is cleaner and healthier for employees and/or customers.