“Coworking at the CF places you within a very diverse and valuable pool of skills.”

- Randall Hertzler

President , BigWindow LLC & euroSource LLC

Randall Hertzler

BigWindow LLC & euroSource LLC – President

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Randall received Bachelors’s and Masters’s degrees from the Pennsylvania State University in electrical engineering. He spent 15 years working as an embedded systems designer and utilizing connected systems. He became a stay-at-home dad and started a consulting business, BigWindow LLC, which provides embedded engineering and managed technology services. Randall designs IOT (internet of things) telemetry systems, performs security audits, and teaches classes on Internet security. In 1999 he launched euroSource LLC to retail European toys in an e-commerce environment.

When the CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) became law in 2008, excluding European toys in favor of mass-produced toys from the Far East, Randall became active in lobbying for common-sense reforms both on Capitol Hill and at the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission.) He served as Vice President, Board of Directors, of the Handmade Toy Alliance from 2009 through 2015 and has testified before the CPSC and served in an advisory role for Congressional hearings

Join our coworking community!

The Candy Factory is a coworking space established in 2010 and located in the heart of Downtown Lancaster PA. We are a community of professionals who have found a new way to work. Coworking and shared workspaces help promote business growth, creative thinking, shared brilliance and collaboration while offering an affordable office solution for small businesses, freelancers, remote workers, and non-profits. 

We Care – Coworking, The Coronavirus, and our community response

We Care – Coworking, The Coronavirus, and our community response

Communication with members is a top priority here at The Candy Factory. Our coworking peeps are like family and we're here for them. We're also here for you, our Lancaster Community. We believe it's important for our wider community to know how local businesses are...

Member Highlight – Ellie Cochran

Member Highlight – Ellie Cochran

"The Candy Factory is an awesome option for individuals running a small business. As someone who primarily works from home, having a space outside of my apartment where I can work that I know will be quiet and focused is extremely valuable. The community is great and...

Jelly Bellies NOW OPEN

 We love our little munchkins, but we also understand the struggle all parents feel trying to juggle work and childcare. Sometimes you need a place to get work done, meet with a client, network, or just take a deep breath. That is why we are excited to announce jelly bellies, a supervised play facility located at The Candy Factory. Schedule a tour today!

Welcome Arianna

We’d like to welcome Arianna to The Candy Factory and The Sweet Core team as our Jelly Bellies supervisor and facilitator of fun!

She will be responsible for watching over and organizing fun activities for your kiddos.