Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Region

Michael Coonley on Growing Investment & the Economy in Armstrong County; Part II of a Bi-Weekly, 10-Part Series

by on April 20, 2016

Part II of a Bi-Weekly, 10-Part Series Note:  The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) invited each of its economic development partners from the 10-county region to tell us about what is top of mind for them when it comes to marketing their counties – and the Pittsburgh region – for business investment.  We provided 10 questions […]


“Connecting the Dots” to Create Seamless Pathways to Petrochemical Careers in Appalachia

by on November 10, 2015

Helping to further illuminate the message of multi-state collaboration around the petrochemical and shale gas downstream opportunities for the Appalachian Basin, is the Nov. 9, 2015 opinion piece, “Two Different Regions, One Shared Goal,” in DownstreamToday.  Senior Editor Matthew Veazey talked with Laura Fisher, vice president for workforce and special projects at the Allegheny Conference […]


“Powerhouse on Wheels”: Pitt’s Human Engineering Research Lab Pioneers Assistive Technology

by on November 9, 2015

Through advanced engineering, clinical research and medical rehabilitation, the Human Engineering Research Lab (HERL) at the University of Pittsburgh is changing the way the world thinks about disabilities. Leading the efforts is Rory A. Cooper: U.S. Army veteran, two-time CalPoly grad, electrical and computer engineer, Olympian, inventor and disability advocate. The American Society for National […]


Pittsburgh Technology Council Celebrates Success of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Most Innovative Technology Companies

by on November 5, 2015

Congratulations to this year’s Tech 50 award winners! Last week, nearly 700 guests gathered at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown to celebrate and recognize southwestern Pennsylvania’s top technology companies at the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s annual Tech 50 Awards. Each company, whether finalist or winner, represented transformative technology centers of excellence within the region who continue […]


Burns White Announces New Corporate HQ at Oxford Development’s 3 Crossings

by on August 13, 2015

Editor’s Note: Matt Smith recently was appointed president of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, an affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, alongside the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance and Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh. Today is rather remarkable for several reasons.  Considering investment, it’s a day to congratulate Burns White on the announcement of […]


VIDEO SERIES, Part III: Meet Manufacturers “Making It” in the Pittsburgh Region, WindStax Wind Power Systems

by on July 20, 2015

Part III of our “Meet Manufacturers ‘Making It’ in the Pittsburgh Region” video series features WindStax Wind Power Systems, a firm that’s a bit of a newcomer to the region’s manufacturing scene, but one that is growing steadily because it’s strategically in the sweet spot of the intersection of energy and clean tech manufacturing. Founded […]


VIDEO SERIES, Part II: Meet Manufacturers “Making It” in the Pittsburgh Region, General Electric

by on July 13, 2015

For Part II of our “Meet Manufacturers ‘Making It’ in the Pittsburgh Region” video series, we feature General Electric (GE), a globally recognized brand with long-standing ties to Pittsburgh and now a future, as well, with a significant new investment focused on additive manufacturing and the cutting-edge advantages this technology provides. GE announced in 2014 […]