Construction & Engineering
Developing Situation: Region's Economic Activity Maintains Robust Pace
The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance's most recent Business Investment Scorecard reveals economic development activity in the region and in Butler County continues to pick up the pace.
County Projects: Some Locations, Industries Busier than Others
Business Matters highlights the many development and expansion projects occurring across Butler County.
Real Progress: Number of Homes Sold in County, Prices Continue to Climb
The home sales market in Butler County remains strong. During the past five years, home sales and median home prices have, for the most part, risen.
Race is On: 14 Candidates Vie for Butler County Commissioner Nods
Business Matters introduces readers to the 14 candidates seeking to win the chance during the May 19 primary election to run for the county's top seat in November.
Do Unto Others: Real Customer Services Comes Back to the Golden Rule
Corey Utz of Hefren Tillotson writes about the importance of doing the right thing on behalf of the customer.
On Target: Start-up gunBlocker Aims to Make Stored Firearms Safer, Less Attractive to Thieves
A Butler County company that formed about two years ago has already set its sights on revolutionizing firearm safety with the goal of protecting lives and Second Amendment rights.
Learning to Lead
Dennis Lowrie, director of machining and processing for Cygnus Manufacturing Co.
Dennis Lowrie started his career as a machinist at the business today known as Cygnus Manufacturing and now oversees half the company's operation.
State of the CDC: Organization's Annual Meeting Discusses Benefits of Collaboration
The Community Development Corporation of Butler County on March 27 highlighted the benefits of collaboration during its annual meeting at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township.
World-Class Facility: Penguins Official Says Complex will be Major Draw
The Pittsburgh Penguins believe the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex will be unmatched by any other hockey facility in the world, making it a major attraction for the region.
Employee of the Year: Farmers National Bank of Emlenton's Hulings Earns Distinction
A banker known as much for her contributions to the community as her professional achievements was recognized April 16 as the 2015 Employee of the Year.
Road Warriors: Interstate Development Group Touts Regional Benefits
Growth along Route 208 just west of the Prime Outlets is continuing, but the 79-80 Interstate Development Corporation wants to see more.
Uptick in Employee Benefits Audits Spurs Health Care Summit
The U.S. Department of Labor might just be sending your business an audit letter as it is ramping up enforcement of a more than 40-year-old law that deals with employer health and welfare plans.
Help Wanted: Annual Career Fair Draws about 300 Job Seekers
Neither the federal income tax deadline nor a rare day of nice weather could deter job seekers from attending the PA CareerLink Butler County's annual Spring Job & Career Fair at the Days Inn in Butler Township.
Taste of Success: SRU Audience Hears Story of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's fame told Slippery Rock University students April 14 that starting the business wasn't always sweet like the ice cream that bears his name.
The Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber's 2015 Business Expo on March 31 attracted hundreds of people and about 110 vendors to the DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh North.