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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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A business mix for today’s global world

Insights

Put your money to work as interest rates rise

Many companies have been complacent in the low interest rate environment and aren’t activating their excess cash. Expectations of rate increases should spur some to start, says Jim Altman, middle Market Pennsylvania Regional Executive at Huntington Bank.

How to get back in your underwriter’s good graces

Effective risk management often involves avoiding risks before they occur, but accidents will happen and frequent accidents may cause increased rates. Arthur J. Gallagher's Patrick Zedreck discusses how to help insurance companies see your company in a more favorable light.

How benefits brokers put people first

It’s easy to fall into the trap of complacency and routine when it comes to our daily tasks, says Jessica Galardini, president and COO at JRG Advisors. For benefits brokers, it should be all about helping people. Here's what employers should look for in the most successful benefits brokers.

An A to Z overview of 401(k) plan sponsorship

As both a primary vehicle for retirement savings and a key component to a company’s benefits package, 401(k) plans have their challenges. Debra Pitschman, a partner at Case | Sabatini, shares major considerations for companies as they choose, institute and manage a 401(k) plan.

Employee health and organizational health are intertwined

UPMC Health Plan’s Health and Productivity Performance Index (HaPPI) can help employers understand what environmental and cultural factors within the workplace support employee health and well-being, and organizational success. Stephen T. Doyle explains how.