Education & Consulting Services
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. […]

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Makerspace
Craft Business Accelerator

The Craft Business Accelerator (CBA), part of Bridgeway Capital, grows craft businesses into small manufacturers who create jobs and ignite innovative and equitable growth in the region. With CBA support, craft businesses emerge as valuable components of the region’s twenty-first-century economic landscape. There are several initiatives under the CBA purview that create opportunities for craft […]

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Education & Consulting Services
Manufacturing Assistance Center (MAC)

Manufacturing Meaningful Careers An initiative of the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Industrial Engineering, the MAC is a technology transfer center with highly skilled staff and a working, state-of-the-art factory. The MAC’s mission is to assist manufacturers and individuals in gaining a competitive advantage in the global economy via the use of advanced manufacturing technology […]

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Makerspace
Protohaven

We’re a nonprofit makerspace dedicated to the mastery of design & fabrication. Come visit our space for lots of coffee, wifi, and lasers. Protohaven is a nonprofit founded to serve the public good by providing space, tools, knowledge, and community for creation and innovation.  The makerspace is dedicated to the mastery of design & fabrication. […]

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Education & Consulting Services
Workshop PGH

Learn to make stuff Lo-fi, fun, classes for adults in printmaking, design, woodworking, sewing, art, plants, business & more. Supporting indie makers, artists & businesses via education. Workshop PGH is a DIY school that hosts classes, events & art shows. We just opened a small store that features local makers, our own handmade merchandise and […]

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Construction Junction

Reuse. Remodel. Rebuild. Western Pennsylvania’s Reuse source! At Construction Junction our mission is to support and promote conservation through the reuse of building materials.  That’s what excites us, and we’re always trying to come up with ways to do more reuse. Running CJ means accepting donations of used and surplus materials at our large warehouse, and […]

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Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse

Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse is a non-profit that inspires creativity, conservation, and community engagement through reuse. We operate a non-traditional art supply shop located at the intersection of Wilkinsburg, Homewood, and Point Breeze, where people can donate used art and craft supplies, as well as shop for these unique items all in the same location. […]

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Coworking Space
The XFactory

Building on Ideas The XFactory provides a creative space for your business office and/or workspace, access to state of the art fabrication tooling via our tech shop, as well as professional services to help you grow. With 5 floors and over 250,000 sq.ft., almost any space imaginable can be created for your business needs. The […]

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Factory Unlocked: A Product Start-Up Manufacturing Co.

Where You Make It We are unlocking the factory doors so that all startups, entrepreneurs, students, teachers, makers, builders, professionals, dreamers,  and go-getters like you have an affordable,  accessible, and approachable place to develop a business,  turn an idea into a marketable product, or increase technology literacy. As an entrepreneur on a limited budget, you can choose […]

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Coworking Space
Work Hard Pittsburgh

Cooperative Principles Applied to the Innovation Economy Work Hard Pittsburgh is a cooperatively owned and operated business incubator that combines media and technology services with training, sales support, and access to capital. We provide entrepreneurs with a path to start, scale, and sustain their business ventures. We adhere to the standard cooperative values of self-help, […]

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