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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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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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Do you qualify for free LED lighting upgrades?

Reducing your total energy budget and usage through high-impact energy conservation measures. Tim Regan, president of the fiscal consulting firm TPI Efficiency, offers tips.

SBA loans can be a smart alternative for a new, growing business

When you’re a small business owner looking for a loan, you may have questions about where to start. If this is the first time trying to secure a loan for your business, you may want to consider going after a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan for your business, says Northwest Bank's William Dickson Jr.

Energizing employees about their health benefits

Getting your employees more involved in open enrollment and other benefits administration activities can pay big dividends in reducing the negative experience of health benefits selection. Jo Hartoyo of eBenefits Solutions, an affiliate of the UPMC Insurance Services Division, explains how.

What to consider before selling, exiting your company

Exiting a business requires seeking advice from those with different points of view on the best strategy, rather than relying on emotions to guide the decision — a fault of many in the position. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman discusses options available to owners once a liquidity event occurs and is complete.

Emerging cyber risks reshape the market in the internet-of-things era

A new cyber risk is developing — bodily injury or property damage as a result of a cyber breach. Employers and risk managers need to consider the worst-case scenarios of a cyber breach of these systems. Arthur J. Gallagher's Patrick Zedreck gives tips for mitigating coverage gaps.