Information Technology and Communications: Adding Speed to Your Business
Aerial Approach: Drones take off as multipurpose tool for business
The FAA says there will be 2.7 million drones being used for commercial business purposes by 2020. Local companies are already in business providing drone technology to their clients in all sectors of business.
Down on the Farm: Farmers reap high-tech benefits
Like any business, farming has had to evolve, embracing 21st Century technology. Farm management software, global positioning, and auto-steer tractors are everyday tools on today's farms.
Road Ahead: Technology has changed virtually every aspect of the auto industry
Technology has turned 21st Century cars into large, rolling computer systems, changing every aspect of the automotive industry from sales to service to financing.
Consider This: Before launching your Website...
Ruthann Bowen, founder and owner of Bowen Agency in Butler, gives advice on the best ways for creating and updating your business' Website.
Staking its Claim: With new Northpointe Facility, Involta looks to become major tech player here
Involta, a national provider of data centers and technical services, broke ground late last year in Armstrong County, maneuvering to become the area's next big IT player.
Small Town Matters
Sarver keeps chugging along
Buffalo Township was one of the biggest townships in Butler County in the early 1800s. Companies that have been doing business for decades continue to grow and prosper in the area they call home.
Chamber Honors: Pittsburgh North holds annual ceremony
The Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber held its annual meeting and awards ceremony on Feb. 19 at St. Barnabas Health System in Gibsonia, honoring Butler businesses and business people.
Banking on Growth: Cranberry develops from 'bedroom community into destination'
Cranberry Township Director, Ron Henshaw shared development growth plans for the township with area bankers at the Butler county Community Development Corporation's annual Bankers Breakfast.
Click It: Butler Downtown building interactive city map
Visiting downtown Butler will soon be as easy as a click of a button when a new interactive map becomes a tool for locating shopping, parking, restaurants, and entertainment in the area.
The Butler County Community Development Corporation hosted its Bankers Breakfast on Feb. 16 at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township. Cranberry Township Director of Planning, Ron Henshaw was the guest speaker for the event, which was sponsored by Peoples Natural Gas, First Energy, Northwest, Mars National Bank, Butler County Community College, Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau, and Cranberry Township.
The Pittsburgh North Regional Chamber met Feb. 9 at The Washington Place at St. Barnabas Health System in Gibsonia for their 2016 annual meeting an awards ceremony. The event was sponsored by Dollar Bank and UPMC Passavant.
Health, Wealth, Wellness Expo
The Butler County Chamber of Commerce 15th annual Health, Wealth, Wellness and More Expo was held Feb. 3 and 4 at center court at the Clearview Mall. There were 50 vendors exhibiting their services and wares at the event, which was sponsored by Highmark, Butler Armco Employees Credit Union, Butler Family YMCA and the Butler Eagle.
Mixing it Up
The Butler County Young Professionals held its third Thursday Mixer on Feb. 16 at Conley Resort in Butler. The event was sponsored by Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau, Minuteman Press, and C.W. Howard Insurance Agency.