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

Editor: Beth Koop
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August 2017

Innovations and Celebrations: Defining the future – Honoring the Past

Featured Stories

Aging Well: At 130, YMCA adapts to needs of community
As one of the oldest organizations in the county, the Butler County Family YMCA celebrates 130 years of serving those in need in the community.

Making its Mark: MECCO technology advances engraving industry
At the forefront of the metal marking and traceability industry, MECCO in Cranberry Township again takes the lead in innovative software marking technology.

Dedication leads Robinson Fans to 125th anniversary
After 125 years in business, Robinson Fans in Zelienople celebrates a long legacy of hard work and dedication to the manufacturing industry.

Preservation Technologies recognized for exporting efforts
The winner of the President's "E" Award for exporting excellence, Preservation Technologies in Cranberry Township walked away with the U.S. government's highest recognition.

Out of Sight Employee Recognized
Butler resident, Paul Wulff received an industry award for his skills and talents as an employee of Out of Sight Shredding, a document shredding facility in Butler operated by the visually impaired.

Other Stories

Community Champions: County historical society honored
The Butler County Historical Society is honored for its impact on the community with this year's Community Champion Award.

Good Fit: IDL's switch to in-house packaging cuts cost, damage, waste
In the spring, IDL Worldwide in East Butler began producing it own packaging to ship signage to clients, saving the company and clients thousands of dollars within the first several months.

Small Town Matters

Slippery Rock finds way to maintain old charm but change with times
In the early 1880s, the township which is now Slippery Rock was originally called Centreville and soon became known for its excellent schools.

Photo Features

Summer Picnic
Members of the Slippery Rock Business Association gathered for their annual summer picnic on July 20 at North Country Canning Company. Members enjoyed great food, music, prizes and North Country Brewing beer.

Mixing It Up
Members of the Butler County Chamber of Commerce and the Butler County Young Professionals enjoyed networking time during a mixer on July 19. The mixer was held at Hearth and Home Furnishings in Zelienople.

YMCA Dinner
The Butler County YMCA held its annual meeting on June 22 at The Atrium in Franklin Township. New board members were elected for the Butler YMCA board of directors for both the Butler Family YMCA and the Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA.

Historical Note
The Butler County Chamber of Commerce celebrated this year's Community Champion Award during a luncheon held on July 12 at Diamond Park in downtown Butler.

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