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Our Response to COVID-19

Catalyst Connection is committed to exercising extreme caution in response  to the latest updates of the COVID-19 outbreak in accordance with CDC guidelines.  To ensure the safety of our staff we will be working remotely to the greatest extent possible, with a plan to continue operations as best as we can so that we can […]

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U.S. Army Marching Towards Integrating Additive Manufacturing Within Its Supply Chain

By Anas Essop, 3D Printing Industry The U.S. Army is working towards developing its supply chain to support the integration of additive manufacturing. That’s according to Gen. Gus Perna, the head of Army Materiel Command, speaking at a press event in Washington on February 4, 2020.  Having been experimenting and trialing the technology in recent times, Perna […]

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Mill 19 at Hazelwood Green now open, 15 years in the making

Bill O’Toole  September 4, 2019  City Design, Hazelwood NEXTPittsburgh It was worth the wait. On Wednesday morning, leaders from Pittsburgh’s government, business and academic communities gathered with hundreds of guests at Hazelwood Green to celebrate the grand opening of Mill 19, a stunning research and development hub poised to remake the manufacturing sector. Built entirely within the skeleton […]

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Mill 19 Opening Signals New Era of Manufacturing

Article From Mirage News Carnegie Mellon University researchers and robots will soon occupy a state-of-the-art facility at the newly constructed Mill 19 building on the 178-acre site known as Hazelwood Green. The first building of the new Hazelwood Green development, Mill 19 once served as the location of the Pittsburgh region’s most productive steel mills, employing […]

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Titans of Pittsburgh Summer Program Partners with The Family Life Center, Aliquippa, PA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Tom ReedEmail: treed@catalystconnection.orgPhone: 412.889.4224 Aliquippa, PA, August 5, 2019 — Catalyst Connection and Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ have partnered with The Family Life Center, a 501c3 Organization based in the heart of the Plan 11 Community of Aliquippa, PA, a former steel mill manufacturing epicenter. This collaboration will provide an immersive summer camp […]

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Titans of Pittsburgh Summer Program in Homewood

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tom Reed treed@catalystconnection.org 412.889.4224 Pittsburgh, July 29, 2019 — Catalyst Connection and Southwestern Pennsylvania BotsIQ have partnered to provide an immersive summer camp experience that will focus on CNC machine training using the TITANS of CNC Building Blocks with a 3-axis mill.  This is the first time that the TITAN’s curriculum is […]

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$3.7M Allocated to AMNOW 3D Printing Integration Program for the U.S. Army and Southwest PA

By Anas Essop, 3D Printing Industry The National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), additive manufacturing accelerator America Makes, and Pennsylvania-based consultancy Catalyst Connection, have announced the launch of an additive manufacturing program for the U.S Army. The program, called AMNOW, is funded by the U.S. Army and aims to support the integration of additive manufacturing into the force’s existing […]

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Hazelwood Green opens to public with streets & 1.9 mile trail

NEXTPittsburgh Bill O’Toole  April 1, 2019  City Design, Environment, Hazelwood Pittsburghers will now be able to access the long-in development Hazelwood Green project. Project managers and community leaders gathered today at the site to officially open Blair Street and closed sections of Hazelwood Avenue, along with a nearly two-mile hiking and biking trail through the interior of the park. The ceremony […]

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RE2 Robotics CEO, Jorgen Pedersen, Appointed to Catalyst Connection’s Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PITTSBURGH, PA – March 12, 2019 – RE2 Robotics, leading developer of humanlike robotic manipulator arms, announced today that the Company’s CEO, Jorgen Pedersen, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Catalyst Connection. Catalyst Connection is a Pittsburgh-based manufacturing consulting firm, a Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, and the Manufacturing Extension […]

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New Funding to Support Development of Mobile Game to Help Pennsylvanians Land Manufacturing Jobs

Original Article: Economy, Jobs That Pay, Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding to support the development of a mobile game that will help individuals land jobs in the manufacturing sector. The grant will be provided to Catalyst Connection, an industrial resource center that supports the growth of […]

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