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Kim Paskorz

Butler County Business Matters
P.O Box 271
Butler, PA 16003

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Phone: 724.431.2209 Ext. 322
Fax: 724.431.2244
E-mail: kpaskorz@butlereagle.com

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July 2018

Manufacturing and International Trade: Growing in Butler County

Featured Stories

Help Wanted
Skilled labor shortage expected to worsen - Page 32

Tariff Troubles
Opposing opinions about changes in international tariffs from economist Jesus Valencia and U.S. Rep Mike Kelly - Page 33

Local business reaction to tariffs mixed - Page 41

Other Stories

Q&A: Worldwide Impact
International Quality Consultants navigates nuances of global marketplace - Page 5

Business Profile: Price of Success
Customers willing to ante up to acquire Cabot Gun's exotic firearms - Page 16

One The Job: Steel Resolve
Cindy Regis does it all at East Butler company she just bought - Page 28

World View
International visitors increasingly making their way to Butler County - Page 18

First Bike
New shop a labor of love and a lifetime dream - Page 20

Dedictation Day
Leadership Class turns learning pavilion 'dream' into reality - Page 24

Rue 21
Restructures leadership - Page 22

Slippery Rock University
SRU adds four degree programs - Page 30
Slippery Rock cuts fees to new businesses - Page 31

Business Memories

On Point:
Future POS still growing after finding successful niche - Page 8

Photo Features

Future POS anniversary party - Page 12

Butler County Manufacturing Consortium at VA Butler Healthcare - Page 13

North Pittsburgh Summer Business Bash - Page 14

Dedication of the PNC Learning Pavilion - Page 26

Made in Butler County, a photo feature of some of this county's products - Page 34

Annual Butler County Chamber of Commerce golf outing - Page 48

Grand Opening of SpringHill Suites by Marriott - Page 52


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July Advertisers

AES Specialized Services - Page 23
Airport Authority - Page 7
AK Steel - Page 19
Andritz Herr-Voss Stamco - Page 13
Arc-Butler County - Page 53
Armstrong - Page 43
Arris Construction - Page 63
Associated Ceramics - Page 4
Balouris Eye Center - Page 35
BC3 - Page 38
Bellevile International - Page 44
Benko Orthodontics - Page 10
Berkshire Hathaway - Page 60
Berkshire Hathaway - Page 62
Blumling & Gusky LLP - Page 40
Butler Smiles Dental - Page 47
Calumet Penreco - Page 41
CDC of Butler County - Page 18
Champagne Appraisal - Page 63
CMC Manufacturing - Page 54
Concordia - Page 18
Consolidated Communications - Page 15
DBS Telecom, Inc - Page 47
DemEx - Page 63
Dittman Eyecare - Page 50
Elliott's Tire - Page 24
Ervin Industries - Page 30
Farmers Insurance - Page 62
First Bike Motorsports - Page 21
Future POS - Page 9
Goin' Postal - Page 6
Grand Rental - Page 24
Hunter Truck Sales - Page 49
Hutchinson's Cleaners - Page 16
International Quality Consultants - Page 11
Kievit & Silbaugh - Page 17
Ligo Architects - Page 17
Marburger Dairy - Page 5
Maridon Museum - Page 10
Mars Mineral - Page 29
Mars National Bank - Page 51
Martin Sales and Service - Page 46
Metal Fence Supply - Page 22
Minuteman Press - Page 50
NexTier Bank - Page 25
Oberg Industries - Page 64
P&W Construction, Inc - Page 38
Penn United - Page 39
Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber - Page 40
Pittsburgh Plastics - Page 31
Quality Life Services - Page 45
RBC Wealth Management - Page 46
Shelbourne, Inc - Page 30
Sonneborn, Inc - Page 27
Specialized Staffing - Page 2
Stay At Home Quality Care - Page 6
Tack Operator Training - Page 4
Thompson Miller Funeral Home - Page 16
True Value Hardware - Page 22
United Plate Glass - Page 41
Universal Electric Corporation - Page 3
WK Thomas and Associates - Page 37
WoodmenLife - Page 62
Woodward Inc - Page 29

Business Professionals

Balouris Eye Center - Page 57, 58
Blumling & Gusky, LLP - Page 56
Butler Floor - Page 55, 57
Executive Financial - Page 57, 59
Farmers Insurance - Page 58
Farmers National Bank - Page 56, 58
Grove City Chamber of Commerce - Page 57
Jay Shaffer Financial - Page 56
Joy Berteotti, CPA - Page 55
Leslie Osche - Page 56
Ligo Architects - Page 56
Lung & Wellness Center - Page 56, 58
Mars National Bank - Page 55, 56, 57, 58, 59
Northwood Realty - Page 57, 59
Specialized Staffing - Page 56, 57, 59
Thompson Miller Funeral - Page 58, 59
WoodmenLife - Page 55

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