Business Notes Featured

10:01am EDT July 22, 2002

Lee Hecht Harrison, a provider of outplacement and career development services, has opened an office in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh-based American Auto-Matrix has entered a strategic partnership with Eutech Cybernetics, a Singapore-based software developer, to introduce a new technology that will simplify and connect all aspects of a building’s physical controls and office systems through a common software platform.

Olszak-McClaine Enterprises, a management consulting firm to the nonprofit sector, has opened a satellite office in the former Alcoa Building.

R.T. Grim Co. has attained QS-9000 and ISO 9002 certification. The company repairs, remanufactures and distributes General Motors and Ford automobile radios and General Motors electronic instrument clusters.

Ten Thousand Villages, a retailer featuring handicrafts from more than 30 countries, has opened in Squirrel Hill.

Manchester, a human capital services firm, has opened a Pittsburgh office. Gay Fogarty has been named senior vice president and general manager of the office, which formerly conducted business as the Fogarty Group.

Rehab Dimensions Inc. of Pittsburgh has merged with Chesapeake Rehab Equipment Inc., a Baltimore-based supplier of rehabilitation technology.

Med-Builders has been awarded a contract for the relocation of the pharmacy and expansion of the data processing and patient registration areas at Clarion Hospital.

My Three Cats & Co. Inc. has signed a four-year lease to occupy 1,500 square feet at 669 Washington Road Association. The store carries premium supplies for cats and a selection of giftware.

Hill Flaherty Sabol has been selected the agency of record by Marmon/Keystone, a subsidiary of the Marmon Group of Companies.

TheNewMediaGroup has been named an Adobe Certified Training Provider for Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Pagemaker.

Larson Manufacturing Group has signed a five-year lease to occupy 25,000 square feet in Tri-County Commerce Park in New Sewickley Township. The company manufactures storm doors and windows.

Law firm Campbell, Durrant & Beatty P.C. has signed a lease to occupy space at 555 Grant St.

Taylor Perles Communications has been named agency of record by Hilton Pittsburgh and Towers. The agency will provide public relations for the hotel.

D&L Inc. has been selected construction manager for a building program for the West Allegheny School District. The largest segment of the project is an 18,000-square-foot addition to West Allegheny High School.

BNZ Materials Inc., a manufacturer of insulating refractory products, has been named exclusive worldwide sales and marketing representative for Utah Refractories Corp., of Lehi, Utah.

MedMax Inc. has opened its first Mini MedMax store in the Pittsburgh area in the Twin Towers Building on Steubenville Pike.

Inkwell Stationers has opened a retail outlet at 429 Forbes Ave., downtown. The store offers a variety of legal documents, office supplies, custom stationery and legal supplies for law offices.

VentureBank@PNC has extended Pittsburgh-based STORM Systems a $500,000 line of revolving credit. STORM Systems develops software that improves the performance of the Internet and Web-based applications. It plans to release its first product during the first quarter of 1999.

Questeq, formerly 2econd Childhood Computer Workshoppe, has opened a professional development center and fully staffed computer repair center. Questeq is a designer and provider of information technology systems for small businesses and academic institutions, as well as a computer-training and repair center for professional and home-computer clients.

Southwestern Pennsylvania Regional Planning Commission and Development Council has moved its offices to 425 Sixth Ave., the former Alcoa headquarters.