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Butler County Business Matters is the only avenue in the county where industry leaders can stay on top of issues and the moves of other innovators. It is direct mailed monthly to the owners, managers and key executives of over 6,500 county-wide companies.

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Kim Paskorz

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

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

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September Editors Note


Setting the standard... - Page 4

September 2018

Energy & Transportation: Having Their Place In The Sun


Features

Taking Flight
Pending pilot shortage enhances career opportunities - Page 28

High Flying
Butler grad carves out varied career in the air - page 34

Hot Stuff
Mars graduate worked on parts for NASA's Parker Solar Probe - page 29

Big Impact
Shale gas funds continue to boost Butler County economy - page 30

Your Voice

PennDOT:
Working to make a differnece - page 6
Leslie Richards, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, talks about current and future projects

Q&A

Coal Change
Amerikol Diversifies its capabilities in a changing market - page 8
John Stilley, president of Amerikol, explains how diversification is key in his industry.

On The Job

Andrew Smith
A.E.S., Herman Oil and Reimer Natural Gas owner adapts and grows compaies in a changing market - page 12

Business Profile

Paving the Way
Shields Asphalt opens second plant in Fenelton - page 18

Business Memories

Leaders Past, Present
Dillon, McCandless, King, Coulter and Graham continues legacy of community service - pages 14

Other Stories

Hot Topic
New stoves are Earth-friendly, burn more efficiently - page 22

Educational Path
All the effort that keeps school buses rolling is no accident - page 24

Westinghouse
$4.6 billion sale complete - page 37

Clean Machines
Pittsburgh Power touts modern EGR equipment that keeps wheels rolling - page 40

Job Outlook
Butler County ranks 12th in state for wages - page 42

Laurel Pipeline
Pipeline won't disrupt current flow - page 47

Photo Features

Slippery Rock Business Association's summer picnic - Page 10

Butler County Young Professionals 10th Anniversary Party - Page 20

Pittsburgh Northern Regional Chamber summer mixer - Page 38

Butler County Chamber of Commerce Ladies Golf Outing - Page 44


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September Advertisers

#1 Cochran - Page 18
ADI Automotive - Page 23
AES Specialized Service - Page 45
Airport Authority - Page 22
Amerikohl Mining Inc. - Page 9
ARC - Butler County - Page 31
Armstrong - Page 56
Arris Construction - Page 54
Balouris Eye Center - Page 41
Barkley-Ivory Grence Group - Page 32
BC3 - Page 24
BC3 - Page 46
Benko Orthodontics - Page 36
Berkshire Hathaway - Page 54
Bill's Interior Grooming - Page 53
Blumling & Gusky, LLP - Page 40
Butler AM Rotary - Page 10
Butler County Outreach - Page 6
Butler County Tourism - Page 36
Butler Smiles Dental Care - Page 44
Butler Transit Authority - Page 4
CDC of Butler County - Page 46
Central Electric Co-Op - Page 23
Champagne Appraisal - Page 52
Clutch Energy Services - Page 24
Consolidated Communications - Page 21
CW Howard Insurance - Page 48
DBS Telecom Inc - Page 55
DemEx - Page 55
Dillon McCandless, King, Coulter & Graham - Page 15
Dittman Eyecare - Page 48
Peoples - Page 5
Edgemarc - Page 17
Elliott Tire - Page 12
Farmers Insurance - Page 53
First Energy - Page 3
Fisher's Service & Towing Inc. - Page 50
Gateway Engineering - Page 12
Goin' Postal - Page 8
Grand Rental - Page 47
Herbert Rowland & Grubic - Page 16
Hunter Truck Sales - Page 27
Institute Hill Pharmacy - Page 22
J&J Power Equipment - Page 55
Kievit & Silbaugh - page 18
Ligo Architects - Page 11
Maridon Museum - Page 10
Mars National Bank - Page 49
Martin Sales & Service - Page 4
McClymonds Supply & Transit - Page 33
Metal Fence Supply - Page 32
Minuteman Press - age 50
NexTier Bank - Page 47
Oberg Industries - Page 37
Penn Power Group Solutions - Page 11
Petruso Audiology - Page 39
Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber - Page 26
Pittsburgh Power - Page 19
Plunkett Motor Freight - Page 44
Quality Life Services - Page 51
RBC Wealth Management - Page 26
Ronald Gross, Inc. - Page 16
Shelbourne Inc. - Page 40
Skander Tire - Page 13
Specialized Staffing - Page 2
St. Barnabas Health System - Page 43
Stay at Home Quality Care - Page 6
Thompson Miller Funeral Home - Page 8
Toy Pipeline Contractors - Page 42
True Value Hardware & Rental - Page 54
Turner Tractor - Page 42
W.L. Roenigk Inc. - Page 25
WK Thomas and Associates - Page 35
WoodmenLife - Page 54
XTO Energy - Page 7

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