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9:48am EDT July 22, 2002
R.L. Polk, a consumer marketing information company based in Detroit, has opened a regional sales office in Pittsburgh. The local office will market Polk City Directory products and InfoTYME, a CD-ROM that allows users to access a data base encompassing approximately 240,000 households in Allegheny County.

Hill Flaherty Sabol and Carroll Advertising have merged their operations to form Flaherty Sabol Carroll. The new firm reports capitalized billings of approximately $12 million and 17 employees.

MSA PASS Inc. has received a contract to provide a Level 2 control system for a vacuum tank degasser at TAMSA, a Mexican steel plant located near Veracruz.

FastSigns on Banksville Road has opened a trade show display division, which it is calling Display World. The new division adds the Intex line of trade show booths along with the Fastsigns products.

U.S. Tool & Die Inc. is expanding its operations at Keystone Commons by leasing an additional 52,000 square feet, bringing its total floor space to 150,000 square feet by next February. The company employs 150 people at its facility, which manufactures spent nuclear fuel racks.

Pittsburgh Home Savings Bank is building a new banking facility in the Village of Pine, a planned town center project in Pine Township. The branch, Pittsburgh Home Savings’ 10th, will include a full-service office and three drive-up automated teller machines.

Stargate Industries has acquired InetONE, a Beckley, W.Va., Internet service provider. The purchase adds 9,000 subscribers to Stargate Industries’ roster in a five-county area. Corp. has launched an e-commerce Web site, The site’s package of services will initially target the Indian community working in North America and eventually will expand to encompass international professionals working abroad.

Pellegrini Engineers, a consulting civil engineering firm with headquarters in Altoona, has opened a Pittsburgh office.