Partner Spotlight: Catalyst Connection

January – February 2022

Catalyst Connection

Catalyst Connection manages the Shale POWER initiative and promotes program resources to the counties of Pennsylvania that they serve. They coordinate many the activities and work with the Shale POWER partners to share content on the program website and through outreach efforts.

Catalyst Connection is a private not-for-profit organization headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They provide consulting and training services to small manufacturers in southwestern Pennsylvania, accelerating revenue growth and improving productivity. Through active collaboration with our clients and the manufacturing community, we contribute to the growth, vibrancy, and ongoing robustness of manufacturing in our region. Catalyst is part of the national Manufacturing Extension Partnership. 

Catalyst Connection’s twelve-county region of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland.

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