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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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Additive manufacturing gives an edge to U.S. companies

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Manufacturing in PittsburghA business mix for today’s global world

U.S. manufacturers have to find ways to expand, ways to do things that can’t be offshored. Or else, be competitive with automation or technology. It's all about having the right business mix.

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How to identify health conditions and costs within your workforce

Today’s health care environment is riddled with complex plan designs and rigorous government regulations. There is a new strategy and technology, however, that enables employers to identify risk, influence behavior and ultimately control costs. JRG Advisors' Aaron Ochs explains.

Sitting is the new smoking: How to fit activity into your workday

Research is clear that sitting for long periods of time each day over many years can increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, higher levels of stress, as well as neck and lower-back pain. Dr. William Shrank, chief medical officer at UPMC Health Plan, shares why many experts are saying, “sitting is the new smoking.”

How to efficiently manage your technology assets

Technology has created an imperative for companies to carefully track their endpoint devices to ensure they are updated with the most recent software. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman discusses ways companies can manage their technology assets throughout their lifespan.

How to stay compliant when growing into foreign markets

Foreign jurisdictions have legal systems that are becoming much more sophisticated. Walter R. “Bob” Bashaw II of Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C. discusses common mistakes made by companies as they pursue growth in foreign markets, and how to structure compliance departments.

As oil and gas picks up, insurance increases should be scrutinized

Drillers, suppliers and others connected to Marcellus Shale are hiring again, says Taylor Troiano, area vice president at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. But as revenues go up, workers are hired and equipment is running again, insurance premiums will increase as well.