Specialty chemicals company Reaxis is growing its operations with a new production facility in U-PARK in Harmarville. The $40 million company, which is headquartered in Washington County, relies on global exports for half of its business, with customers throughout Europe, Asia and Brazil. Marco van der Poel, president and CEO of Reaxis, discusses the company’s recent expansion and ongoing trends in the global chemicals industry.
AEC Group: Creating Impact in the Pittsburgh Region
Designated by the Pittsburgh Business Times as one of the region’s 100 fastest growing companies, AEC Group provides a broad range of technology solutions to businesses near and far. The 20-year old company, which has facilities in McKeesport and Bridgeville, is planning to double the size of its technology division with the purchase of a new building near the airport. Cathy Mary, the company’s president and Ken Rindt, senior VP of sales and strategic alliances, discuss what’s behind AEC’s growth.
Gateway Rehab: Combating Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Our Region
According to Dr. Neal Capretto, western Pennsylvania is currently experiencing a record number of people addicted to prescription narcotics. And he should know. As medical director at Gateway Rehab, a drug and alcohol treatment center with facilities throughout the region, Dr. Capretto is responsible for treating those with addiction each and every day. He discusses this growing problem in our region and how it needs to be tackled.
Our Region’s Business airs Sundays at 11 a.m. on WPXI-TV. Hosted by the Allegheny Conference’s Bill Flanagan, the 30-minute business affairs program is co-produced with Cox Broadcasting. The program is rebroadcast on PCNC-TV at 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, and at 3:30 p.m. Mondays. It also airs Sundays on WJAC-TV (Johnstown-Altoona) at 6 a.m. and WTOV-TV (Wheeling-Steubenville) at 6:30 a.m.