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Catalyst Connection Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Catalyst Connection’s Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Apprenticeship Program has Four New Graduates PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania— Catalyst Connection is very proud of the graduates from our group sponsored Industrial Manufacturing Technician (IMT) Apprenticeship program. Over the past 18 months, four employees of IGS Industries, located in Washington County (www.igsind.com), JR, Tom, Chrissy and Howie, have completed their required […]

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Shale POWER Project Announced at Marcellus to Manufacturing Event

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 12, 2020 Contact: Tom Reedtreed@shalepower.org412-918-4269 Value proposition for engaging in the Shale Supply Chain presented for both manufacturers and energy companies. Wheeling,  WV  –  The  Shale  POWER  team  publicly  unveiled  project  information  at  the  Third  Annual Marcellus to Manufacturing Conference hosted by the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA). The day […]

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Veteran’s Day Announcement

Catalyst Connection would like to thank veterans everywhere for their service and dedication. In 2019, U.S. veterans made up a total of 12.9% of the manufacturing workforce. We would love to see that number continue to soar and will continue our own personal efforts to recruit more veteran talent to manufacturing. Veterans like Nate Broadus, […]

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Advanced Manufacturing Certification Program Offered to Pittsburgh Small Businesses Recovering from Pandemic

LIFT’s “Operation Next” partners with Catalyst Connection to expand beyond military with funding provided through CARES Act For Immediate Release: November 5, 2020  PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania— LIFT, the Detroit-based, Department of Defense-supported national manufacturing innovation institute, and part of the Manufacturing USA network, opened its “Operation Next” advanced manufacturing certification program to employees of Pittsburgh-area small and […]

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