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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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A business mix for today’s global world

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Manufacturing in PittsburghTraining the next generation of employees

Many manufacturers are getting creative with their workforce development as they not only deal with lost experience when people retire but also have a hard time finding job candidates.

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Training the next generation of employees

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Who to Watch: Pittsburgh

A look at the men and women poised to shape the Pittsburgh region in 2017 and beyond.

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Who to Watch: Pittsburgh

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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.