What is propelling the Pittsburgh region into the future is an understanding that resting on past successes is a path to obsolescence.
If you’re looking for a list ranking Pittsburgh as one of the top cities for startups, you likely won’t have long to wait.
The borough is rebounding from a devastating flood and an economic downturn.
Residents see little to praise in an area rich in history and natural beauty
In 2009, Reading is Fundamental was close to closing. A for-profit management style attracted funding and expand programs.
Seizing the opportunity to buy Schawk Inc. for $600 million and bring the businesses together made Matthews International twice the size.
Facing a crossroads in 2004, the US Airways Federal Credit Union decided to change its name to Clearview and has enjoyed success since.
Today, SDC Nutrition employs close to 40 people and recently moved into a new 60,000-square-foot facility.
MSA invested $40 million into a five-year initiative that became the biggest engineering project in the 101-year-old company's history.
Edward Marc Chocolatier created a milk chocolate/pretzel/caramel confection in resealable bags that could easily be shared by a group.
Industrial Scientific saw opportunity to reduce job hazards by providing technology-based safety solutions.
Helen Volkov Behn develops the Revive Tank ice pack product, a zip-up garment with pockets for hot or cold packs.
FreshTemp has created a wireless temperature monitoring system that sends temperature readings to an online dashboard with real-time data.
HalenHardy, an oil and gas industry supplier, is building a product portfolio partly based on successful finds from other inventors.
Fair Shake is a unique combination of a post-graduate legal residency program and an incubator for future firms.
Formerly known as Family Communications, the nonprofit was renamed the Fred Rogers Co. following the founder’s death in 2003.
Government rules require humans to physically collect data.
Many businesses have been more interested in strengthening their balance sheets instead of taking on more debt to fund investments.
Animal Nature is celebrating its fifth anniversary this month.
Murrysville company behind the bald eagle wildlife camera wins grant to develop technology for the shale gas industry.
The local tour business uses a unique mode of transportation -- a bicycle built for 16 whose riders supply the power.
Cammuso's Hair Salon has signed on with about two dozen area nursing homes as clients.
Cotton Bureau, whose offices are in The Strip, has been designated "the Internet's coolest T-shirt store."
In The Lead: The city community has seen significant improvement in the past several years.
Hope springs up due to a redevelopment at the LTV coke works site.