Made in PA

Parker LORD: Strengthening our Position to Better Serve Global Customers

December 2, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

It was the roaring 20s, shortly after World War, when industrial and manufacturing business sectors saw unprecedented growth. Soldiers were returning home, business ingenuity was vibrant, and jobs became increasingly plentiful, particularly in more populated parts of the country where various modes of transportation existed. Consumer demand was on the rise, and for northwestern Pennsylvania and other states along the Rust Belt, this meant economic growth opportunities.

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HarbisonWalker International: An Employee-Focused Company Provides the Building Blocks for Many 21st Century Products

June 17, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

It’s almost impossible to imagine a world without modern buildings, bridges, cars, roads, windows, computers, food packaging or countless other essential items in our daily lives. However, if not for refractories, these items would not exist. The world as we know it would be very different! Based in Pittsburgh, PA, HarbisonWalker International is the largest supplier of these vital refractory products and services in the United States.

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Owens-Illinois Glass Manufacturers

March 9, 2021 | Lindsay Andrews

Opening up a jar of salsa, drinking a bottled Starbucks Frappuccino, enjoying a Rolling Rock at the end of the day … doing any of these things pretty much guarantees that you’ve used a glass container that’s been manufactured right here in Pennsylvania by the Owens-Illinois company — or O-I Glass, as it’s more commonly referred (including on the New York Stock Exchange).

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Vitro: America’s Largest Glass Manufacturer Enjoys Healthy Presence in PA

November 24, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

The transparent nature of glass can tend to quite literally make it “out-of-sight, out-of-mind,” but in reality it plays a vital role in our daily lives. Whether it’s protecting us while providing a clear view of the road in our cars, or providing a view to the outside world while keeping us comfortable in our homes and places of work, glass provides both functional and aesthetic value to the spaces we occupy. Even beyond our homes, vehicles and city skylines, glass is relied upon for food and beverage products, pharmaceuticals, military and aerospace applications, perfumes and cosmetics, and so much more. 

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The Crayola Brand - Making its Colorful Mark in PA Since 1900

February 21, 2020 | Lindsay Andrews

Crayola believes in unleashing the creativity and self-expression that lives in the hearts of kids young and old around the world. The company’s mission to help parents and educators raise creatively-alive children is carried out in Pennsylvania by more than half of its 2,000 employees worldwide.

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