Manufacturing brings Energy to Pittsburgh Industrial Market

Sources: Colliers International | Pittsburgh Q2 2012 Pittsburgh Industrial Market Report; CoStar

Hitting 2012’s halfway mark, manufacturing is having its moment. With the steel industry no longer the primary economic driver, Pittsburgh has prevailed, with a diversified manufacturing base spread out across many industries, including fabricated metals, primary metals and machinery. Geographic clustering of Marcellus Shale related companies in the Southern and Northern outskirts of Pittsburgh’s metropolitan statistical area, along with educational, R&D, business, and labor institutions that support them, gives Western Pennsylvania manufacturers access to specialized workers, suppliers, and customers, making it easier to share ideas that improve natural gas project performance.

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Posted on September 4, 2012, in Economy, Industrial and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. It is great to see a surge in manufacturing in several areas across the country. It means a boost to the economy and creates jobs for people who really need them right now.

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