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Business news covering the production of merchandise, machines and tools.

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Ava DeMarco

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Meet SARA and four other robotic marvels in Pittsburgh

Study participant Tim Hemmes (right) reaches out to researcher Dr. Wei Wang (left), using a brain-controlled prosthetic arm. Also pictured: Researchers (left to right) Jennifer L. Collinger and Katie Schaffer. | Photo courtesy of UPMC

October 21, 2016 - 2:00pm

Seegrid CEO offers a peek into the future of autonomous tech

Seegrid Corp. CEO Jim Rock says the company is exploring future applications for its vision-guided industrial vehicles. | Photo courtesy of Seegrid

October 4, 2016 - 12:37pm

Pittsburgh Trade Institute puts craftspeople to work

Steve Shelton (center), with students Corey Gray (left) and Lloyd Bell, helped launch the Pittsburgh Trade Institute in 2009. | Courtesy of PTI

September 22, 2016 - 12:37pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Betsy Mikesell

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Moop studio and boutique right at home in vibrant downtown

Moop founder Wendy Downs creates and sells handbags at her downtown studio store. | Photo by Debra Smit for Crain's Pittsburgh.

September 15, 2016 - 5:00pm

Think out of the BoXZY: Brothers blaze a trail for fellow makers

Joel (left) and Justin Johnson launched BoXZY in 2012. | Courtesy of BoXZY

August 12, 2016 - 12:13pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Joel Johnson

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Added dimension: Alcoa banks on 3-D manufacturing

Alcoa's new powder-processing center opened in July in Westmoreland County. | Courtesy of Alcoa

July 22, 2016 - 3:39pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Paula Schneider

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