Business Notes Featured

9:45am EDT July 22, 2002

Carnegie Learning Inc. has raised $6 million in equity funding. The lead investor is Collier Investments Ltd. Other investors include Core Learning Group LLC, Pittsburgh-based Draper Triangle Venture Fund LP and Silicon Valley-based New Schools Venture Fund. Carnegie Learning, a spinoff of Carnegie Mellon University, has developed an integrated print and software curriculum for increasing mathematics test scores.

Sewickley Graphics & Design has landed new accounts with AbaQuest Inc., Wexford; C.B.P. Engineering Corp., Washington, Pa.; CGI International LLC, Washington, Pa.; ColorWorks Inc., Carnegie; Healthquest Travel Inc., Wexford; and Transportation Concepts, Aliquippa.

Bynums Advertising Service has been selected to develop a marketing campaign for the POISE Foundation. The firm will provide advertising and marketing consulting for brand building, new logo, print ads, broadcast, public relations, collateral and new media.

Callomon-Harvey has added clients Bulldog Office Products, Teletrix Corp. and the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Uniontown to its Pittsburgh-based public relations and marketing practice.

Tech 2000 Woodworks Inc., a manufacturer of millwork products, has signed a five-year lease at the Jeannette Industrial Park.

Research Engine, the full-service market research division of Desbrow & Associates, has added in-house as well as online focus group capabilities at its downtown Pittsburgh headquarters. Desbrow & Associates also has entered a joint marketing agreement with Charles Ryan Associates, a Charleston, W.Va.-based advertising and public relations firm.

Cuddy Roofing Co. of Bridgeville has been awarded a contract for roof construction at PNC Park.

E-Transport has developed a software solution that allows ocean carriers to electronically update their service contracts.

Union Grill has purchased Clay’s Café in the Banksville Shopping Center. Union Grill plans to locate its first suburban restaurant at the site.

Med-Builders has been awarded the contract for the MRI/Diagnostics Suite Expansion at the Jeannette District Memorial Hospital.

Burns & Scalo Roofing Co. has been awarded the roofing contract for the Center City Terminal project.

Flaherty Sabol Carroll Marketing Communications has been selected by PPG Industries—Small Light Industrial Coatings to develop branding recommendations to introduce OneSource Coatings, a new business unit with PPG.