Catalyst Connection

Catalyst Connection is a private not-for-profit organization headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We 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 at large, we contribute to the growth, vibrancy, and ongoing robustness of manufacturing in our region.

Catalyst Connection is supported, in part, by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development, and by the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

As a NIST MEP approved Center, Catalyst Connection is the official representative of the MEP National Network in southwestern Pennsylvania. The MEP National Network is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing.

Catalyst Connection is a part of The Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (IRC) Network. The IRC Network represents seven private, non-profit IRCs located strategically throughout the Commonwealth. These Centers, like Catalyst Connection, were all established to help manufacturers respond to changing markets, new technology and the competitive pressures of today’s global economy.

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