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Pa. releases names of business exemptions

Wolf’s administration released information Friday from the state Department of Community and Economic Development about the exemptions some businesses received following the March 19 order closing nonlife sustaining businesses.

According to the DCED, 6,066 approved business received exemptions to the mandated closures, because they could offer life-sustaining services or conduct life-sustaining activities, a report stated.

DCED Secretary Dennis Davin said, “Over the past eight weeks, Pennsylvania has been focused on protecting public health while balancing the needs of our commonwealth’s businesses, and ensuring that those providing life-sustaining services and products can continue operations. While other states also enacted business closures, Pennsylvania was one of the first states to create an exemption process and offer an opportunity to those businesses that believed they could be of service to public health and safety.”

A list of the businesses that received exemptions can be found at https://dced.pa.gov/covid-19-exempt-businesses/.

Not every business is listed though.

The website states that, “Some businesses do not appear on the list but may support or provide goods and services necessary for life-sustaining businesses/facilities to continue to operate. For example, a manufacturer may be required to close under the orders, but may make products required by the health care industry.”

Of the businesses that are listed, 563 of them are in Carbon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton and Schuylkill counties. Specifically, Carbon has 26 exemptions; Lehigh, 170; Luzerne, 136; Monroe, 46; Northampton, 112; and Schuylkill, 73.

The DCED reported that it has reviewed more than 42,000 exemption requests. Of those requests, 6,060 were approved; 12,826 were denied; and 11,635 were notified that their request did not require an exemption.

There are also 11,619 submitted applications where the companies were given guidance specific to their industries. These include industries such as construction projects, golf courses and auto dealers.

“Pennsylvania is home to nearly one million small businesses, and while protecting public health and safety was our number one priority throughout this process, the administration recognized that businesses not identified as life-sustaining warranted the opportunity to operate in some capacity if they could offer life-sustaining services,” Davin said. “Throughout this process, our primary focus was on reviewing exemption applications and assisting businesses with their questions and concerns, all in service of the goal of protecting public health in the face of an unprecedented and quickly evolving public health emergency.”

He said that the DCED looks forward to reopening the state in a safe and strategic manner phased in based on data.

Area businesses who received waivers:


Albertini Manufacturing And Supply Inc.

Blue Mountain Machine Inc.

Cj&Tj Home Improvements

Cleaning Chix

Fronti Fabrications Inc.

Georges Sewer And Drain Cleaning

Haulmark Trailers Of Pa

Heritage Sign And Display Inc.

Hinkle Roofing Inc.

Jc Small Engine

Jim Thorpe Camping Resort

Jobconnection Services Inc.

Kme/Rev Group

Majestic Fire Apparel Inc.

Labelcity Inc.

Miller Contracting & Remodeling LLC

Nansteel Machine & Fabrication Inc.

Ottos Rv Campground

Paul Stewart Landscaping Inc.

Phil Long Construction LLC

Precision Machine And Repair

Precision Specialties Inc.

Ten-X Sport Shop

Thomas Kitchens Inc.

Unimove LLC

Universal Builders


Bms Machine Inc.

Crafco Inc.

Bradley Pulverizer Enterprises Inc.

Bridesburg Foundry

Broc Mechanical Inc.

Bruce A. Nuver


Choice Precision Inc.

Christy’s Apparel Dba Cj Apparel

Comfortek Apparel LLC

Coopersburg Country Flower

Core Structures Inc.

Coretech International Inc.

Cps Cards LLC

D. R. Gaumer Metal Fabrication

Custom Metal Fabricating Inc.

Dalla’s Machine Inc.

Dirt Work Solutions

Doggone Enterprises Inc. Dba Invisible Fence Valley

Double Click Computers

Dynamic Staffing

Eamco Corporation

East Penn Upholstery

Eastern Time Inc.

Elite Tire International Inc.

Entertainment Services Group Inc.

ERG Staffing Service

Ex-Site Excavating LLC

Fedetz & Martin Associates Pc

Fence Doctor LLC

Five Thousand Forms Inc.

Garden Of Eden Florist Inc.

Geometric Controls Inc.

Green Earth Technologies Group LLC

H.T. Lyons Inc.

Hapco Screen Printing Inc.

Hill Metal Company

Hive Power Engineering LLC

Hoffma Manufacturing Inc.

Hoffman Manufacturing Inc.

I2r Electronics Inc.

IEP Systems Inc.

Innovation Studios LLC

Interior Workplace Solutions

Jaflo Inc.

JL Pool And Spa Services

Kay Builders

Kenneth W Gaugler LLC

Kiely Pipeline Integrity LLC

King Coatings LLC.

Kim C &S Cleaning Service LLC

Lamm’s Machine Inc.

Electric Products Company

Advanced Dental Technologies LLC

Sheet Metal Erecting Co Inc.

Lightlab International Allentown LLC

Lightweight Manufacturing

LM Smoyer Brass Products

Lutron Electronics Co. Inc.

Lynar Corporation

M&O Real Estate Group LLC

Mack Trucks

Maison Concrete Placement Systems

Make Valley Inc.

Master’s Construction Services

Miller Pipeline LLC


Monalisa Fashions Inc.

Morgan Technical Ceramics Dba Morgan Advanced Materials, Dba Diamonex

Ncs Pearson Inc. on behalf of its healthcare related clients

Nova Manufacturing Inc.

Novo Empire Building Products

Omnitech Automation Inc.

P & L Construction Services

On Site Personnel Of Allentown Inc.

Pa Campground Owners Association

Pacesetter Enterprises Inc.

Par Electrical Contractors

Pavement Impressions Inc.

Peachtree City Foamcraft

Peters Marine Service Inc.

Penn Sheet Metal

Precise Design Group

Pro Max Fence Systems LLC

Printforce LLC


Protective Coating Co.

R. L. Reppert Inc.

Rego Precision Machine

Regus Management Group LLC

Reinhardt Awning Co.

Reynolds Business Systems Inc.

Reo Complete Real Estate Inc.

Reynolds H2o Plus Inc. Dba Culligan Water

Richmond Construction Co.

Richmond Machine

RJ Bailey Associates Inc.

Rodriguez Appliance

RR Enterprises Inc. Dba Vue-More

Sage Design-Build Inc.

Schaefer Industrial Ceramics Inc.

Sign Design Associates Inc.

Smith Improvements

Snyder Supply LLC

Solutionwerks Inc.

Souders Construction


Steel Coatings LLC

Steel House Abstract

Sullivan Excavating

Suppression Systems Inc.

Swope & Bartholomew Inc.

Talon Bearing

Terra Group Corporation - Tecwar Tactical Water Purification Systems For Dod

The Igloo LLC / Dba Energi Wellness

The Warko Group

Thoa Sportswear

Traffic Engineering Services

Tuway Mobile Communications Inc.

Two To Clean

Un-Common Grounds Ltd

Underwriters Laboratories

United Electric Systems

Valley Builders LLC

Versa-Tech Equipment Solutions LLC

Vistacom Inc.

Whitaker Roofing & Siding Inc.

Whitehall Turf Equipment

Windkits LLC

Winholt Equipment

Wirelesscar North America Inc.

Wtti’s Industrial Division

Your Neighborhood Dry Cleaner


Accurate Machine Services

Awp Inc.

Banks Vacuum LLC

Bestway Of Pennsylvania Inc.

C. WInc.hell Agency Inc.

Calvary Plumbing And Electric

Cherry Ridge Consulting LLC

Cnt Excavating

Coppola Heating, AC And Plumbing LLC

D.W. Moyer Crane Services LLC

Delaware Water Group LLC Dba Delaware Water Gap-Pocono Mountain Koa

E.F. Possinger & Sons Inc.

Eastsidz Home Improvement

ERG Staffing Service

EVS Metal Pa

F&F Paving And Excavating

Grecco Painting

Internet Inspirations Inc.

John Pontrelli Roofing And Repair

John Sandy Construction

JPA Masonry LLC

Kingdom Mechanical

Kramer Sheds

Menasha Packaging

Mid Atlantic Pump & Equipment Co.

Norman L. Fish Excavating

Pocono Scrubs LLC

Patriot Towers

Pocono Sew & Vac

Professiional Hearing Solutions LLC

R&G Timberworks

Reynolds H2o Plus Inc. Dba Culligan Water

Riddell Inc.

Rinehimer Construction Inc.


National Electrical Products Inc. Dba Morgan Advanced Materials

Slc Lawn Inc. D/B/A Strauser Nature’s Helpers

Sosa Contracting

Strand Pool Supply LLP

Stroud TV And Appliance

Sugar Hollow Farms LLC

TCI Mobility

V&J Construction Company

The 940 Junction LLC

Weiler Corporation (Weiler Abrasives)


4 Winds Concrete Inc.

Abe Alarm Service

A&B Stainless Valve

Accu Machining Center Inc.

Advanced Iaq Solutions Inc.

Airport Road Self Storage Inc.

Amk Construction Inc.

Anchor Machine Inc.

Angello Sharkey Kokosky

Anvil Craft Corp.

Applied Motion Technologies Inc.

B J Toy Company Inc.

Beadz Auto Detailing

Bhpaving Inc.

Bi State Construction Co. Inc.

Bloomies By Lille Syster

Blue Mountain Renovations LLC

Boucher & James Inc.

Brd Noise And Vibration Control Inc.

Bridge Gap Engineering LLC

Burkavage Design Associates Inc. D/B/A Bda Architects LLC

Burgeys Tree Service LLC.

Burns Service Group LLC

Chris C. Remmel Opticians

Converter Accessory Corporation

Crayola LLC

Custom Heliarc Welding & Machine Inc.

Cutters Bike Shop

Doli Construction Corp

Eastern Engineered Wood Products

Effort Foundry Inc.

Fallon Trading

Fanatics Licensed Sports Group LLC

Fastsigns Of Easton

Five Star Associates Inc.

Flexible Compensators Inc.

Pennsylvania CountyBusiness Name

Flexicon Corporation

Fresh Hills Market

Frick Transfer Inc.

Furniture Factory LLC

G.C. Zarnas & Co. Inc.

Gas & Air Systems Inc.

General Supply Company

Greater Valley Young Mens Christian Association, Bethlehem Branch

Haleakala Ltd Dba Genesis Bicycles

Henderson Industries

Hope Uniform & Security Products Co (Legal Name Beau’s Peeps)

Jacob E Allen LLC

Javan Engineering Inc.

Jesse James & Co Inc.

Jenkins Machine Inc.

Jim Dewire And Sons Inc. Pa4887

Jmw Specialty Welding And Fabrication

Joao & Bradley Construction Co Inc.

Jrp Property Preservation Inc.

Joao & Bradley Construction Co. Inc.

K & C Machining Co Inc.

Kaplans Enterprises Inc.

Kdj Machine Inc.

Keystone Consulting Engineers Inc.

Keystone Metallurgy

Kraemer Textiles

LB Industries Inc.

Structural Components LLC

Valley Dive Center

Valley Hearing,LLC.

Valley Janitorial Supply

Lifetime Concrete LLC

Logictech Automation LLC

Map Of Easton Inc.


Mensco Inc.

Miller Brothers Roofing LLC

Mj Mechanical Services Inc.

Montrose Air Quality Services LLC

N. Yaculak And Son

Nazareth Pallet Company Inc.

Nimaris Construction

Niscorp Inc.

Memorial Company

Pact Construction Inc.

Pact Two LLC

Pennsylvania Perlite Corporation

Phillips & Tosco Developers Landscaping Contractors LLC

Pocono Balancing & Repair Inc.

Precision Fabricating Group

Processflo Inc.

Quiet Core Inc.

Saucon Valley Bikes

Sage Design-Build Inc.

Services United Inc.

Sil-Mar Construction Corp

Skoda Contracting Co

Pennsylvania CountyBusiness Name

Slate Belt Home Care LLC

Stiles Lawn Maintenance Inc.

Spillman Farmer Architect

Structural Services Inc.

The Flying V

T. Mac Builders LLC

Trammell Crow Company

Tommy’s Small Engine And Repair

Trexler Industries Inc.

Valley Surgical Center

Vanderwalt Construction LLC

Vondercrone And Behrens Cpa

Victaulic Company And Victaulic LLC

Welder Training & Testing Institute


Wohlsen Construction Company


Andy Geary Awnings

Ark Concrete

Arthur Pat Aungst Inc.

Atkinson Industries Inc.

Behler Patterns Inc.

Big-B Manufacturing

Bugden’s Hair

CRS Power Washing

Dan Meeko Electrical Contractor

Ebinger Iron Works Inc.

Empire Education Group Inc.

ERG Staffing Service

Eric Porter

Evans Commercial Painting Inc.

Fisher Tree Service

Gera Excavating Inc.

Gitman & Company.

Haines Fire Protection LLC


Hydro-Therapeutics Water Conditioning Co.

ITG Brands

ITG Cigars

J Smith Electric LLC

J&S Landscape And Design

Jake’s Fireworks

JS Instrumentation & Calibration

JS Instrumentation And Calibration

Kepner Scott Shoe Company

Klean Keepers And Special Services

Kramers Power Equipment

Lear Corporation (Guilford Inc.)

Lifelong Learning Center

Lindenmuth Custom Sawing & Hardware LLC

Ludwig’s Farm And Lawn Equipment Company Inc.

Mae-Eitel Inc.

Matthew Warner Dba M&S Warner Trucking

Mayer And Kehler

Mcnulty Building Supply

Miller Bros Construction

Miller Bros. Construction Inc.

Montgomery Truss & Panel

Newswanger Lawn Equipment Co

Nova Precision Castings

Paynes Flower Shop

Performance Construction Services Inc.

Phoenix Park Home Building

Pioneer Pole Buildings

Pivotal Interventions Dba Gym Jam

Pottsville Materials, L.l.c.

Red Creek Wildlife Center Inc.

S.R. Sloan

Schuylkill Excavating LLC

Shustack’s Welding & Hydraulic Hose

Solar Innovations Inc.

Spector Manufacturing Inc.

Summit Trailer Sales Inc.


Tukes Inc.

Uss Achey Inc.

Valley Precision Tool & Technology Inc.

Wagner Industries Inc.

Walco Fabricating Inc.

Workforce Resources

Workforce Resources - Minersville Inc.

Yeakley’s Lot Clearing & Firewood

Zimmerman Machine Inc.

White’s Machine Inc.

WJP Inc. Dba Wjp Engineers