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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

Insights

How to make safety monitoring a part of your routine

Hospitals assess patient safety through many different metrics that include compliance with both regulatory and national patient safety goals. However, to achieve these goals, it is important that hospitals complete rounds that support performance.

Rethink the need for D&O

Spending a little more premium to package directors and officers liability insurance onto your employment practices liability coverage could turn out to be one the most important assets for your organization. Arthur J. Gallagher's Dereck M. Malzi discusses the importance of D&O.

Reduce employer expense, increase take-home pay with FSA, HRA or HSA

You should carefully consider your employee contribution strategy in your health plan because employees rate their contribution (payroll deduction) more importantly than the benefit level and often more than the network providers. Ron Carmassi of JRG Advisors discusses some options, including FSA, HRA and HSA.

How population health management can save you big money

Poor health costs the U.S. economy nearly $600 billion per year, with a significant chunk of that cost coming from lost productivity. But employers are fighting back. One way is by incorporating population health management into a benefits package. Marion McGowan of the UPMC Insurance Services Division explains how.

Lease or buy? Factors to consider before buying new equipment

One of the most significant decisions a business owner can make is whether to lease or buy the equipment that keeps the operation running, says Jim Altman, middle market Pennsylvania Regional Executive at Huntington Bank. Here are the key factors to consider before buying new equipment.