From Export Delaware – Derco’s story

Derco USA is a Newark-based fabricator of custom conveyor belting for various industries, including bakery, agriculture, automotive, and more. The story of how this business...

December webinar to outline Delaware export marketing grant program

Export Delaware has announced The Compass Grant, a new program from the Delaware Department of State designed to help Delaware small businesses sell...

Gas prices remain stable during holiday period

Delaware gas prices remained stable following a run-up before the Thanksgiving holiday. AAA reported the price at the pump for regular dropped by a...

My take: Energy transition hits some big potholes

In the words of the theme song from the TV series "Friends," solar and offshore wind power seem to "stuck in second gear." (You...

Damage from fish tank fire at insurance office estimated at $10,000

A fish tank malfunction resulted in a a fire at an insurance office west of Wilmington. The fire was reported at 02:56...

Health insurance marketplace enrollment opens

Enrollment is underway at Delaware's Health Insurance Marketplace The program is entering its 11th year. The marketplace’s open enrollment period ends on Jan. 15,...

Press release: Delmarva Power tracks down ‘vampires’ that boost electric bills

NEWARK, Del. (October 31, 2023) — This Halloween, Delmarva Power is providing tips to help business and residential customers put a stake in...

Jobless rate holds steady at 4.1%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September 2023 was 4.1%, unchanged from August 2023, the state Department of Labor reported. A total of 21,000...

Restaurant Association’s Cornerstone winners announced

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) will host the 21st Annual Restaurant Industry Cornerstone Awards on Monday, October 23 at the Lighthouse Cove Events Center in Dewey Beach....

My take: The challenge of scaling up a small enterprise

Good evening, Smaller business owners and nonprofits face hurdles as the General Assembly adds more progressive-driven legislation.  One example is paid parental leave legislation and recent...

Personnel file: Oct. 12, 2023

(Send personnel news and photos to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com) Price named senior VP at Artisans' Bank Artisans’ Bank promoted Colin Price, vice president of commercial lending to...

Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Del Tech offer free access to online supply chain platform

The Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership (DEMEP) and Delaware Technical Community College launched CONNEX Delaware, a free online software platform designed to strengthen the...

Workers’ comp insurance costs drop for 7th straight year

Workers’ compensation insurance rates will decrease for the seventh year in a row, effective December 1. The voluntary market is expected to decrease 10%,...

Updated: Avelo boosts pilot pay

Avelo Airline has raised pilot pay for the fifth time since its founding in 2021. Like its competitors, the low-fare airline is dealing with an...

Portal opened for employers seeking exemption from paid leave act

The Delaware Department of Labor’s Division of Paid Leave (DPL) has opened its portal (de.gov/paidleave), giving Delaware employers a way to apply for exemption from immediately joining...

Market featuring sustainably grown local produce, meat to open in downtown Milford

Two Milford families, the Shupes and Helmicks, will open The Farmacy Market in downtown Milford. The food market at 28 S. Walnut...

$3 a gallon gas appears in Delaware

The decline in pump prices accelerated last week, with Delaware seeing among the steepest declines. The primary culprits are slack demand and the falling...

NAI Coastal to market Nylon Capital shopping center makeover

The principals of NAI Coastal (NAI), Salisbury MD, proudly announce the firm’s partnership with 9th Street Development Company (9SDC), a Wilmington-based developer known locally for...

From WHYY: Woodlands are rapidly vanishing from Sussex County

By Cris Barrish Over the last quarter-century, the population of Sussex County, the most rural and southernmost in Delaware, has nearly doubled — up to...

Employer-employee forums scheduled for paid medical leave and retirement savings programs

The Delaware Department of Labor’s Division of Paid Leave will host four public forums to introduce all Delawareans to the new Delaware Paid Leave (Family and Medical...
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