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Catalyst Connection has gathered information to assist manufacturers in finding workforce training and funding opportunities, information on new technologies, and regional information on what makes southwestern PA a robust location for manufacturing. Click on the headings below to learn more.

Regional Workforce Initiatives

In this section you will find complete information on workforce assistance programs for both incumbant and new employees including lists of technical schools. The information is sorted by county, making it easy to find those resources closest to your facility.

Funding Opportunities

There are a number of grants and tax credits available to manufacturers to help manufacturers provide both new and incumbent worker training, which is essential in this fast-changing environment. 

Asset Map of Southwestern Pennsylvania

This tool was designed for manufacturers looking to expand in southwestern PA, or examining Southwestern PA as a possible site for a manufacturing facility. Information includes education and research facilities, manufacturing data, infrastructure information and more.