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Commit to growthParagon Foods invests in its people for the well-being of all

Paragon Food's Elaine Bellin has invested in her people. It was her greatest challenge and also her greatest opportunity to encourage Paragon’s growth.

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A creative business solution guides Knichel Logistics to success

Running a family business like Knichel Logistics presents a unique set of challenges, but the ability to be creative and flexible can be beneficial.

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Building on StrengthPittsburgh’s proud history in manufacturing paves the way for future success

With continued innovation and investment, Pittsburgh is well positioned to build on its past success to become a manufacturing leader. But it isn't without its risks.

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Manufacturing in PittsburghAdditive manufacturing gives an edge to U.S. companies

By getting in on the ground floor of additive manufacturing, Albensi Laboratories has not only survived, it has thrived. Here's what it advises others who are adding digitization and additive manufacturing today.

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Take two laps and call me in the morning

Physicians are now sending employees to coaching programs and online tools for stress management, maternity support, weight loss, high blood pressure and chronic back pain. Dr. Michael Parkinson, senior medical director of UPMC Health Plan and UPMC WorkPartners, discusses how doctors aren’t just prescribing medications anymore.

Study the landscape to find, face common business challenges

In the business world, there are threats around every corner, and in some ways, the level of volatility has increased in recent years, says Jim Altman of Huntington Bank. Here's what companies need to know about areas of volatility and how to move smoothly through them.

Top risk and insurance concerns when negotiating an acquisition or merger

Typically, risk management and insurance due diligence doesn’t kill a deal. But it can help buyers negotiate a lower price, a larger escrow fund or earn-out, or require a letter of credit for assuming certain risks. Tony DeRiggi of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares a few factors that need to be discussed before you close the deal.

Browse, point, click: Embrace today’s benefits technology

Now, more than ever, employees want the convenience of shopping for benefits online utilizing smartphones and tablets. JRG Advisors' Ron Smuch says it's past time to embrace employee benefits technology.

Understanding the role lawyers play in a turnaround situation

A lawyer is an integral part of a turnaround team, uncovering legal issues in a way that allows the financial and business advisers to find the best path. Here's what employers need to know about company turnarounds, and what and who should be involved, according to Gary Philip Nelson of Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C.