Manufacturing | Crain's Pittsburgh

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.

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

Amanda Barker

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

Ian Rosenberger

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Thread lands largest industry deal to date for its plastic trash-spun cloth

Ian Rosenberger founded the for-profit social enterprise Thread in Pittsburgh in 2012. | Courtesy of Thread

June 23, 2016 - 1:30pm

Pittsburgh startup streamlines recycling using robotics

A prototype of a Trashbot being assembled. / Courtesy of CleanRobotics.

June 8, 2016 - 4:06pm

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