Graduates of Robert Morris College and Duquesne University have a new benefit available. Alumni of the two Pittsburgh institutions who reside in the Pittsburgh area may be able to access the Internet from their home computers for a discounted monthly cost by choosing Stargate Industries Inc. as their Internet service provider.
The discounted service comes as part of an agreement between the schools and Stargate to provide fully managed remote access dial-up services to students.
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania has announced a goal of $38.1 million for its 1999 campaign. The 1998 general campaign raised a record $38 million, topping the goal of $36.4 million.
Janus Technologies Inc., a leading developer and provider of enterprise asset management repository software, has released an executive report titled IT Asset Management: The Big Picture. The report details issues facing organizations as they implement a computer software asset management initiative. The publication includes:
An overview and definition of asset management;
A look at the issues surrounding asset management;
Common causes of unsuccessful asset management initiatives;
An in-depth look at the three components necessary for asset management and how they can work together to allow organizations to achieve optimum savings from their asset management programs.
For a free copy of the report, contact Janus Technologies at (412) 787-3030.
Ward Trucking has earned a 1999 Quest for Quality Award from Logistics Magazine. The publication rated the company as one of the top four less-than-truckload carriers in the Northeast/Mid-Atlantic region. Winners were chosen based on their ratings by 3,500 LTL buyers in performance, value, customer service, equipment and operation, and information technology.
Jackson, Rolfes, Spurgeon & Co. of Cincinnati has become the first member of the Schneider Downs Network of Firms, a strategic alliance that combines 230 people to serve clients from offices in Pittsburgh, Columbus and Cincinnati.
MSA Process Automation Solutions and Services Inc. is providing scrap yard loading and management software for a Bethlehem Steel facility at Pennsylvania Steel Technologies in Steeltown.
Regional Industrial Development Corp. of Southwestern Pennsylvania has received $800,000 from the state for the City of Duquesne redevelopment project. The funds are for the construction of the second phase of the Extension of North Linden Street. The project will allow access to the new Thermal Transfer Corp. facilities, slated to open by the end of the year.
Consulting firm Life-Work International, which helps business professionals find greater purpose in their work, has changed its name to PurposeInc.
Allied Mortgage Capital Corp. has opened a branch operation in Aspinwall. The company offers homebuyers mortgages from more than 700 lenders.
Pinnatech Inc./NAUTICOM has launched Nauticom Sports Network, an Internet-based broadcasting service that carries scholastic sports in Western Pennsylvania.
XiTech Corp. of Pittsburgh has opened a Lotus Authorized Education Center at its Columbus, Ohio, location.
TRACO has been awarded the contract to replace more than 750 windows in the Gimbels Building, now designated the Gimbels Landmark.
Harmony Castings Inc., an aluminum foundry located in Harmony, has been acquired by Ligon Industries of Birmingham, Ala.
Corporate Jets Inc., a provider of aviation services, has completed its new international headquarters at the Allegheny County Airport. The 20,000-square-foot building houses air medical services, charter and aircraft management, administration, flight operations, safety and maintenance.
It features a state-of-the-art audio/visual communications system, classrooms for staff and pilot training, conference rooms and customer waiting rooms. The headquarters accommodates 120 people, with room for expansion.