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The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Announces $20 Million Available for Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer

From the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy As part of this week’s funding opportunity (FOA) announcement  from the Energy Department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Office for approximately  $37 million, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) expects to fund more than 100 new projects, totaling approximately […]

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Pittsburgh nonprofit to bring machinist training program to EWCTC next year

BY NICK CAMMUSOBulletin StaffWriter As the demand for machinists in southwestern Pennsylvania continues to grow, a Pittsburgh based nonprofit is doing its part to fill the void. New Century Careers plans to add its Manufacturing 2000 (M2K) program at Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center (EWCTC) in Derry Township early next year. Implementation of the […]

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Financial Assistance Leads to Increased Production Capacity

5 Generation Bakers 5 Generation Bakers specializes in the manufacturing of gourmet cinnamon swirl breads and other specialty round shaped breads. The Baker family has been baking for Pittsburghers for over 135 years. Family traditions began in 1875 when Michael A Baker started the 7 Baker Brothers Bakery in the West End. Years later in […]

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NASA picks 9 companies to compete for $2.6 billion in lunar transportation contracts – including Lockheed Martin

By Michael Sheetz, CNBC The National Aeronautics and Space Administration selected nine space companies on Thursday to compete for $2.6 billion in contracts developing technologies to reach and explore the moon. NASA picked Lockheed Martin, Astrobotic, Firefly Aerospace, Masten Space Systems, Moon Express, Draper, Intuitive Machines, Deep Space Systems and Orbit Beyond. The agency narrowed the field […]

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New State Funding Expands Students Exposure to Manufacturing Careers in the Commonwealth

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding to expand the statewide ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?’ student video contest. The grants were approved for the Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) in the Lehigh Valley and the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC). “This administration has placed an incredible emphasis on developing Pennsylvania’s manufacturing workforce,” […]

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