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Local Company Cleans Up During Small Business Week: George Saxon Jr. Lauded as SBA’s Regional and Local Exporter of the Year

PITTSBURGH – Perched on a walkway, cleaning large, steam surface condensers with his family’s patented tube-cleaning products is how SBA’s (the U.S. Small Business Administration) award-winner George Saxon Jr. spent his college breaks. Fast-forward three decades and Saxon, who still lends a hand cleaning up corrosion, is taking the 95-year-old Conco Services Corporation international with […]

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Meeting Employee Needs Through Support, Involvement, and Empathy

Productivity and profitability are the most commonly used measurements for judging a leader’s abilities and success. But what are the underlying factors that produce such results? The research done by Development Dimensions International (DDI) points back to one thing: mastering the soft skills of communication and conversation. By connecting with the people who are performing […]

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Meet 5 innovators disrupting the world of manufacturing

By NEXT Pittsburgh Manufacturing’s not what it used to be. Infused with the latest technology, it has been rebranded as advanced manufacturing. And it’s not only highly innovative and constantly changing but it’s also providing all kinds of opportunities in the way of jobs. NEXT Pittsburgh is holding an event on Tuesday, May 21, gathering […]

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NCDMM adds new venture

By The Indiana Gazette BURRELL TOWNSHIP — What potentially may be a multi-million-dollar program, AMNOW, will support the inclusion of additive manufacturing or 3-D printing technology into the U.S. Army’s supply chain program, according to a press release issued Tuesday by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining and its partners. AMNOW was launched […]

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NCDMM and Catalyst Connection Announce AMNOW Program to Support Additive Manufacturing Technology Insertion into the U.S. Army Supply Chain

Blairsville, Pa. — April 30, 2019 The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM) with its National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, America Makes and partner Catalyst Connection proudly announce the launch of AMNOW, a new program to support additive manufacturing (AM) technology insertion into the existing U.S. Army supply chain.  “Logistically, military supply chains […]

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