Innovex Technologies has introduced a line of wireless home monitoring and control devices that integrate heating, cooling, lighting, utility metering, security and access control in wireless systems over the Internet.
Virtual Communications Inc. has begun deployment of its Internet banking solution to financial institutions worldwide.
Respironics Inc. has extended its purchasing agreement with Apria Healthcare Group Inc. by 24 months. Under the terms of the amended contract, Respironics remains the primary supplier of all sleep therapy units and accessories.
Siegal Excavating has been awarded a $400,000 contract for road and sewer work at the RIDC Neshannock Business Park.
S&T Bank has formed an insurance group, S&T Insurance Group, with an agreement with Luttner Financial Group to distribute insurance products through the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America.
Luminar Software Inc., a developer of e-commerce performance monitoring tools, has closed on its first round of financing with an investment round led by the Future Fund. The company will use the funding to accelerate the development of its flagship e-commerce monitoring product.
Life'sWork of Western Pennsylvania has been awarded $205,000 to fund its single-point-of-contact program and $531,000 to fund its welfare to work program for one year. The state-allocated funds are awarded by the city of Pittsburgh to provide job training and work experience for individuals to become prepared to enter the work force.
Marmion Advertising has been selected by Great American Federal Savings & Loan to handle its marketing and advertising.
IMS MesssystemGmbH, Germany, and its North American subsidiary, IMS Systems Inc., based in Wexford, have secured a contract for a multichannel tube thickness measuring system to be installed at Timken's Gambrinus Steel Plant in Canton, Ohio.
PWCampbell has been awarded the design/build contract by the Northumberland National Bank in Northumberland, Pa. The two parties will be partners in the main office renovation program. PWCampbell has also been awarded a design/build contract by Butler Armco Employees Credit Union in Butler for the renovation and addition of the main office, and two design/build contracts by First Citizens National Bank in Mansfield, Pa., for the construction of a new main office facility and additions and alterations to the operations center.
Heartland Homes has begun the first phase of the Oakridge Crossing housing development in South Fayette. The company also has begun the second phase of Walnut Ridge in Nottingham Township and the third phase of Woodridge Meadows in Washington County.
Dick Corp. has been awarded an $87 million contract that involves the reconstruction and widening of 4.7 miles of mainline Route 30, the widening of interchange areas and bridgework.
The Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center has been awarded $45 million from the National Science Foundation to provide terascale computing capability for U.S. researchers in all science and engineering disciplines.
Handyman Online, an online contractor referral service, has opened a Pittsburgh office at 100 Cliff Mine Road.
Insurance broker and risk management adviser Marsh is offering Pittsburgh companies e-business security assessments and the opportunity to apply for related insurance coverage over the Internet at a dedicated Web site at netsecuresite.com.
Aquatech International Corp. has signed an agreement with Black & Veatch Corp. of Kansas City to market the HERO process to the power industry and related industrial applications.
Nauticom has launched a Web site for International Motor Coach Group Inc., an association of independently owned charter and tour companies in the United States and Canada. The site aids travelers in matching their destinations with motor coach charter companies.
Cable Design Technologies has committed to a year-long sponsorship of Pittsburgh Cares, including two major fund-raising events, Pittsburgh Cares Servathon and Spread the Warmth Coat Drive.
Repal Construction has been awarded the contract for the construction of a one-story community center for the East Union Presbyterian Church in Cheswick.
RJ Lee Instruments Ltd. has changed its name to ASPEX LLC. The company also will use the trade name ASPEX Instruments.
King's Jewelry has opened its 46th location in the Fort Steuben Mall, Steubenville, Ohio.
The Massey Charitable Trust has granted Robert Morris College $500,000 for its new Center for Business Innovation and Development. The center will be named the Massey Center for Business Innovation and Development.
Integra Marketing Group has added NFF Avionics Co. to its client base. NFF Avionics specializes in the repair of complex instrumentation and parts integral to commercial aircraft.
LBC Inc., a charitable gaming distributor based in Lancaster, Ohio, has optioned 2.6 acres at the Westmoreland Distribution Park. The company plans to build a 12,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution facility.
Krakoff Communications Inc. has acquired three new clients, MobileChart, Thompson Creek Window Co. and Addiment Inc.