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Advanced Technology and the Future of Manufacturing Conference Takeaways

Earlier this month, Catalyst Connection hosted the Advanced Technology and the Future of Manufacturing Conference. The event was well-attended as industry experts reviewed topics including advanced manufacturing, robotics and cybersecurity. Here are some key takeaways from the day: Internet of Things (IoT) Bob Evans, Founder and Principal of Evans Strategic Communications LLC, discussed IoT and […]

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Reaching Out to New Prospective Customers

Reaching Out to New Prospective Customers Jennison Manufacturing Group Jennison Manufacturing Group, in Allegheny County, is a premier tool and die shop that provides a complete range of manufacturing capabilities. Catalyst Connection and company management met to discuss their desire to build awareness of their new American Petroleum Institute (API) certification. Jennison wanted to build […]

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Employer-led apprenticeships help address manufacturers’ skills gap

by Paul Gough, Pittsburgh Business Times https://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/news/2017/11/02/employer-led-apprenticeships-help-address.html A new employer-led apprenticeship program is in the early stages of helping local manufacturers address the skills gap. The 3,000-hour program, which is being offered by Catalyst Connection, involves a combination of paid classroom and on-the-job work and is designed to alleviate one of the most vexing issues […]

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