At Catalyst Connection in 2022, we continued to support making things in our region by providing technical assistance, training and other resources to more than 200 companies that reported nearly $15 million in sales, almost $12 million in cost savings, nearly 200 jobs created and more than 500 jobs retained. We are proud to be a part of the ecosystem that supports those businesses.
TOTAL ECONOMIC IMPACT
|Funding Sources in 2022||Dollar Amount||Percentage|
|PA Department of Community and Economic Development||$ 1.4 Million||15%|
|U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Manufacturing Extension Partnership and EDA||$ 1.8 Million||20%|
|U.S. Department of Defense||$ 2.2 Million||24%|
|U.S Appalachian Regional Commission||$ 1.1 Million||12%|
|Fees||$ 1.6 Million||18%|
|Private Grants and Other||$ 1.0 Million||11%|
|Use of funds in 2022||Percentage|
|Manufacturing Consulting Services and Programs||90%|
|Administration and Other||4%|
|Impact of 2022|
|Products & Processes||$24,939,000|
These investments in physical and human capital are ushering in a new era of making things that puts the economic future of our region squarely on the shoulders of southwestern Pennsylvania’s manufacturers, and the supply chain partners and non-for-profit organizations such as Catalyst Connection that support them. Through continued commitment and coordination, southwestern Pennsylvania will remain a region where things are made.
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