Friday, March 30, 2007

Environmental Management Assistance - Recycling

These are local, Pennsylvania, and Federal contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses with their recycling issues.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-30
Revised: 2011-09-07

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Recycling Assistance

Local Resources
County Recycling Coordinators List

Pennsylvania Resources
Pennsylvania DEP Recycling Page
Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center (PARMC)
Jack Himes
Recycling Technical Specialist
777 West Harrisburg Pike
331 Church Hall
Middletown PA 17057-4898
Phone: (717) 948-6660
Cell: (717) 798-5067
Fax: (717) 948-6753
Email: jlh587@psu.edu
Website: http://www.parmc.org

Recycling Associations
Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association (PWIA)
Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP)

Federal Resources
California Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB)
Chelsea Center for Recycling and Economic Development
Clean Washington Center
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI)
Recycle Iowa Program
Mid-America Council of Recycling Officials
Mid-Atlantic Consortium of Recycling and Economic Development Officials (MACREDO)
Northeast Recycling Council (NERC)
Recycling Business Assistance Center (RBAC)
Steel Recycling Institute (SRI)
US Composting Council
US EPA Jobs Through Recycling (JTR)
US Green Building Council (USGBC)
Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)

Environmental Management Assistance - OSHA

These are local, Pennsylvania, and Federal contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses with their occupational safety and health issues.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-30
Revised: 2015-10-07

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Occupational Safety and Health Issues

Pennsylvania OSHA Consultation Program
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Walsh Hall
Room 210
302 East Walk
Indiana PA 15705-1087
Toll Free (800) 382-1241
Phone: (724) 357-2396
Fax: (724) 357-2385
Website: http://www.iup.edu/pa-oshaconsultation/

Local OSHA Contact:

Mark Harmon
Compliance Assistant Specialist
Erie Area Office
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
United States Department of Labor
1128 State Street Suite 200
Erie PA 16501
Phone: (814) 874-5150
Fax: (814) 874-5151
Email: harmon.mark@dol.gov
Website: https://www.osha.gov/

Other Pennsylvania Resources
Worker Health & Safety Information (EMAP)
WorkSAFE PA Initiative

Other Federal Resources
United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration
OSHA's Small Business Web Page
Q&A for Small Business Employers
OSHA's On-site Consultation Program
Compliance Assistance QuickStart
Compliance Assistance Specialists
Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP)
Injury and Illness Preventure Programs Safety and Health Topics page

Other OSHA Tools

eTools, eMatrix, Expert Advisors and v-Tools
OSHA's Hazard Identification Training Tool
Safety and Health Management Tool
Safety Pays Program
OSHA Publications and Educational Materials
OSHA Small Business Handbook
OSHA Consultation Services Brochure
Job Safety and Health - It's the Law! Poster

Enivironmental Management Assistance - Main Page

These are local, Pennsylvania, and Federal contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses with their environmental management issues.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-07
Revised: 2013-09-03

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Enivironmental Management Assistance
PASBDC Enivironmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP)


Contact EMAP

EMAP Director: Nancy Crickman
Email: crickman@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: (215) 746-6473

Clarion University SBDC EMAP Consultant: Bill Dunagan
Email: wdunagan@wharton.upenn.edu
EMAP Hotline: 877 askEMAP or (877) 275-3627
Email inquiries: questions@askemap.org
Find EMAP Consultant By County: http://askemap.org/staff
Locate your SBDC: http://www.pasbdc.org/centers/

Other EMAP Links
Ask EMAP (EMAP)
Energy Efficiency Infromation (EMAP)
Environmental Regulatory Information (EMAP)
Occupational Safety and Health Issues
Recycling

Other Pennsylvania Resources
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
PA Dept of Environmental Protection (DEP) Handbook for Local Governments, Developers and Businesses

Other Federal Resources
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency
Energy Star
United States Environmental Protection Agency

Other Information, Links, And Resources
Business. Environment. The Bottom Line. (GreenBiz.com)
GreenBiz.com Resources

Monday, March 19, 2007

New Product/Service Assistance - Main Page

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist existing businesses or entrepreneurs in developing their new product or service ideas into a potential commercially viable business.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-19
Revised: 2014-10-22

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New Product/Service Assistance

PASBDC Technology Commercialization Assistance

Center for Applied Research & Intellectual Property Development(CARIPD)
Benjamin Legum
Assistant Professor
Center for Applied Research & Intellectual Property Development
The Barnes Center at Clarion University of Pennsylvania
330 North Point Drive, Suite 309
Clarion PA 16214
Office Phone: (814) 393-2184
Lab Phone: (814) 393-2894
Fax: (814) 393-2636
Email: blegum@clarion.edu
Website: http://www.clarion.edu/167349/

CARIPD Information Flyer
CARIPD Grant Application

Bucknell University Engineering Development Services
Bucknell University
Bucknell University Small Business Development Center
Engineering Development Services
Steven Stumbris
Engineering Development Services Manager
112 Dana Engineering Building
Lewisburg PA 17837
SBDC Phone: (570) 577-1249
EDC Phone: (570) 577-3791
Toll-Free: (866) 375-6010
Fax: (570) 577-1768
SBDC Email: sbdc@bucknell.edu
EDS Email: sstumbri@bucknell.edu
SBDC Website: http://www.bucknell.edu/SBDC
EDS Website: https://www.bucknell.edu/about-bucknell/administrative-offices/small-business-development-center/services/engineering-development-services.html
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

It is highly recommended that if you are interested in developing a new product or technology to contact your local Small Business Development Center first to complete a preliminary assessment to help determine your technology needs. Find a local SBDC in your area: http://www.pasbdc.org/centers

Bucknell University EDS New Product Development Helpful Resources
Bucknell University Engineering Development Services (EDS) Website
New Product Development Articles
Inventor Resources
Patent Process
Bucknell New Product Questionnaire: (Word Format) (PDF Format)
Technology Commercialization Assistance
Frequently Asked Questions

Other various contacts, resources, information, and links:
Big Idea Group
Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
Evaluating Your New Business Idea (Clarion SBDC Knowledgebase)
Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) (US Dept of Energy)
Innovation Institute (Southwest Missouri State University)
Intellectual Property Attorneys
Learning Factory (Penn State University)
Monitor Consumer Trends (trendwatching.com)
Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights (Intellectual Property)
Sell Your Product To Retailers (Yohan Jacob, powerpoint 2014)
The Innovation Partnership (PA DCED)
quirky.com: Social networking comes to new product development with Quirky. Registered members can submit ideas and have them evaluated by the community and Quirky staff. If a product idea “passes” with enough votes and support from staff, presales begin. Only if there are enough presales does a submission actually get put into production.
Trademark Protection Presentation, Scott Baldwin, Attorney, Global Intellectual Property Academy, July 2012
Wisconsin Innovation Service Center (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Locating My Business - Venango County

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Venango County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-19
Revised: 2009-09-30

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Locating Your Business In Venango County

Locate Property In Venango County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
Oil Region Alliance Industrial Parks
Oil Region Alliance Real Estate
Pennsylvania's Great Lakes Business Partnership Property Search
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Venango County)
PA Site Search

For information on all of the properties below, please contact:

Oil Region Alliance
John Phillips
Senior Vice President of Economic Development
Mailing Address: PO Box 128
Location Address: 217 Elm Street
Oil City PA 16301-0128
Toll Free: 1 (800) 483-6264
Phone: (814) 677-3152 Ext 108
Fax: (814) 677-5206
Email: jphillips@oilregion.org
Website: http://www.oilregion.org/

Franklin Industrial & Commercial Development Authority
Tom Allen
Executive Director
191 Howard Street
Franklin PA 16323
Phone: (814) 432-4476
Cell Phone: (814) 758-8189
Fax: (814) 432-4777
Email: tallen@ficda.org
Website: http://www.ficda.org/

Venango County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Allegheny Valley Real Estate (814) 676-4663
Beith Associates
Daugherty Brothers Real Estate
Dahl Real Estate
Down Home Buy Sell and Trade (814) 755-0262
Gates & Burns Real Estate
Howard Hanna Rosewood Real Estate
McVay Real Estate
Misle Properties LLC (814) 677-4687
Oil Region Realty LLC
Sherry Shawgo Real Estate
Troutman & Associates (724) 867-0903
Venango Real Estate
Wilson Real Estate

About Venango County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From County Website
Background From Oil Region Alliance

Locating My Business - Potter

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Potter County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-18
Revised: 2014-07-10

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Locating Your Business - Main Page
PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Potter County)
PA Site Search

Locating Your Business In Potter County

Locate Property In Potter County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
PA KIZ Information

Coudersport Industrial Park

For more information contact:
Potter County Redevelopment Authority
8 East 7th Street
Coudersport PA 16915
Phone: (814) 274-7031 Ext 16
Fax: (814) 274-5761
Email: pcra@zitomedia.net
Website: http://www.pottercountypa.org/

Galeton Industrial Park

For more information contact:
North Central Regional Planning and Development Commission
Eric Bridges
Executive Director
49 Ridgmont Drive
Ridgway PA 15853
Phone: (814) 773-3162
Fax: (814) 772-7045
Email: ebridges@ncentral.com
Website: http://www.ncentral.com/

Potter County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Charles & Associates Realtors (814) 274-1176
God's Country Real Estate, Inc.
Lobar Inc
Pine Creek Real Estate (814) 435-7780
Trail's End Realty

About Potter County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From County Website

Friday, March 16, 2007

Locating My Business - McKean

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in McKean County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-16
Revised: 2014-07-10

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Locating Your Business - Main Page
PennDot Traffic Volume Map (McKean County)
PA Site Search

Locating Your Business In McKean County

Locate Property In McKean County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)

For information on McKean County development properties, please contact:

McKean County Economic Development Office
Sherri M. Geary
Executive Director
17131 Route 6
Smethport PA 16749
Phone: (814) 887-3107
Fax: (814) 887-3234
Email: smgeary@mckeancountypa.org
Website: http://www.mckeancountypa.org/Departments/Economic_Development/Index.aspx

McKean County Economic Development - Available Buildings and Sites
Available Development Areas
Other Real Estate Related Links & Contacts

McKean County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Charles & Associates Realtors (814) 642-5070
Chosen Acre Realty
Coldwell Banker Phil Malthyer Real Estate
Crossroad Properties, Inc. (814) 887-2120
ERA Team VP Real Estate (814) 362-5544
Ganelly Properties Inc (814) 966-3333
KATY Realty
Penn Laurel Realty
Pepper & Crandall Real Estate
Portage Industrial Properties (814) 642-7958
Scott & Chase Real Estate (814) 368-5060

About McKean County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From County Website

Locating My Business - Jefferson

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-16
Revised: 2014-07-14

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Locating Your Business - Main Page
PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Jefferson County)

Locating Your Business In Jefferson County

Locate Property In Jefferson County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
Jefferson County Department of Development
Jefferson County Properties
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
PA Site Search

Jefferson County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Gray & Company Real Estate (814) 849-4199
Howard Hanna Allemang Realty
Howard Hanna Laurel Realty
Matterhorn Company (814) 938-6566
Network Realty Services
Powell & Associates Real Estate
Promarket Realty, Inc. (814) 849-1234
Sarvey Real Estate
West Real Estate Agency, Inc.
Western Keystone Real Estate (814) 849-2339

About Jefferson County
Background From Wikipedia
Jefferson County At A Glance

Locating My Business - Forest

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Forest County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-16
Revised: 2014-07-10

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Locating Your Business - Main Page
PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Forest County)

Locating Your Business In Forest County

Locate Property In Forest County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
Northwest PA Site Selector
Forest County Industrial Development Authority
Forest County Industrial Complex
Marienville Industrial Park
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
PA Site Search

Forest County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Burford & Henry Real Estate Services
Howard Hanna Forest Realty (814) 755-3518
Remax River Country Realty
Sherman Enterprises, Inc. (814) 755-3900

About Forest County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From County Website

Locating My Business - Elk

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Elk County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-16
Revised: 2014-07-10

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Locating Your Business - Main Page
PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Elk County)

Locating Your Business In Elk County

Locate Property In Elk County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
St Marys Area Chamber of Commerce Commercial Property List
St. Marys Website KOZ's
PA Site Search

Elk County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Anderson & Kime, Inc.
CJN Real Estate (814) 781-6959
Century 21 (814) 781-1418
Coldwell Banker Real Estate
Crown Realty Services Inc.
De Lullo Real Estate Development(814) 834-2290
Elk County Real Estate LLC
Howard Hanna
Kimberly L. Kerchinski(814) 834-1952
Premier Realty Services (814)781-1418

About Elk County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From County Website

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Locating My Business - Clearfield

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-15
Revised: 2014-07-09

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Locating Your Business - Main Page
PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Clearfield County)

Locating Your Business In Clearfield County

Locate Property In Clearfield County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
Northcentral Commission Website KOZ's
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
PA KIZ Information
PA Site Search

For information on all of the properties below, please contact:

The Clearfield Foundation
Tom Stojek
Executive Director
Mailing Address: PO Box 250
Clearfield PA 16830
Location Address: 125 E Market Street
Clearfield PA 16830
Phone: (814) 765-7560 ext 205
Fax: (814) 765-6948
Email: tomstojek@clearfieldfoundation.com
Website: http://www.clearfieldfoundation.com/index.html

Clearfield Firemens Industrial Park

For information on all of the properties below, please contact:

Clearfield County Economic Development Corporation
Rob Swales
Executive Director
511 Spruce Street
Suite #5
Clearfield PA 16830
Phone: (814) 768-7838
Toll Free: 1 (877) 768-7838
Fax: (814) 768-7338
Email: rswales@clearfieldco.org
Website: http://www.clearlyahead.com/

Commercial Sites & Buildings
Industrial Sites & Buildings

For information on other properties, please contact:

Jill Foys
Director of Enterprise Development
North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission
49 Ridgmont Drive
Ridgway PA 15853
Phone: (814) 371-1506
Fax: (814) 772-7045
Email: jfoys@ncentral.com
Website: http://www.ncentral.com/

Clearfield County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Absolute Settlement Company (814) 375-0800
Amon, Shimmel & Walsh Realtors
At Home Realty Associates
Bomar Real Estate Appraisal (814) 375-4647
Burleigh Real Estate
CP Realty (814) 765-2677
Developac
Green Dot, Inc. (814) 371-3222
Hanak & Hanak Real Estate (814) 371-2458
Hoffer Realty Associates
Howard Hanna Laurel Realty
Innovative Property Management, Inc.
Kohlhepp Corporation (814) 375-2750
Kram Realty (814) 765-6103
Luzier Quality Service (814) 768-4636
Muscovich Realty (814) 375-4449
Nelson Realty
Network Realty Service (814) 265-0324
New Horizons Real Estate Company (814) 768-8500
Provost Real Estate Appraisers (814) 765-5252
RE/MAX Select Group
River's Bend Properties (814) 765-7098
Ryen Realty LLC
Unlimited Real Estate Services, Inc. (814) 765-6791

About Clearfield County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From County Website

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Business Plan For My Business - Main Page

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist start-up and existing businesses with developing their business plan.

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Published: 2007-03-14
Revised: 2016-06-21

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Business Plan For My Business

The process of developing a business plan:

1. Request, receive, and review the Clarion University SBDC Business Planning Guide.

View Business Resource Guide (pdf)

Visit, mail, phone, or email a request to the Clarion University SBDC for a free copy of the Business Planning Guide:

Clarion University Small Business Development Center
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
330 North Point Drive Suite 100
Clarion PA 16214
Phone: (814) 393-2060
Toll Free: 1 (877) 292-1843
Email: sbdc@clarion.edu
Website: http://web.clarion.edu/sbdc/
Blog: Clarion SBDC Knowledgebase Blog
Directions: Clarion University SBDC Map
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

2. Register and attend Clarion University SBDC two hour First Steps course.

You can register the following ways:

Register Online 24/7
Register by Emailing the SBDC at sbdc@clarion.edu 24/7
Register by Phone: (814) 393-2060 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday

3. After attending the Clarion University SBDC First Steps course, you develop a first draft or rough draft of your business plan, using the resources and knowledge gained from the Business Planning Guide and First Steps course.

4. When you have completed the first rough draft of your business plan you contact the First Steps course instructor that instructed your course and set up a one-on-one meeting to evaluate and edit your business plan.


To contact a Clarion University SBDC consultant according to your business geographic region or your home address click here> Outreach Centers and click on the county where or business or home resides. Or register online as a Clarion University SBDC client right now.

Online Business Plan Information, Resources, and Links

Business Plan Resources
10 Questions Any Business Plan Must Address (SmallBizU)
Business Plan Outline (SmallBizU)
Bplans.com
Carnegie Library Business Plans and Profiles Index
Creating A Business Plan (Cheat Sheet)
Develop Your Business Plan Online (Kutztown SBDC)
Develop Your Business Plan Online (SBA.GOV)
PaloAlto Business Plan Software
PaloAlto Software Business Plan Examples
SBA Business Plan Help
Score Business Plan Templates
The Small Business Resource & Communication Guide
University of Washington Business Plan Tutorial

Business Plan - Financial Projections
BizStats (Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and other Financial Information By Industry)
Clarion University SBDC Financial Projections Template (Excel)

Business Plan - Narrative

Clarion University SBDC Narrative Template (Word)
Clarion University SBDC Narrative Template (pdf)
Business Plan Templates, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Business Success And Failure
Google Search: Learning From Failure

Business Taxes
Federal, Pennsylvania, and Local Business Taxes

Popular Business Opportunities
50 Big Ideas, Predictions & Trends for Small Biz in 2015, BusinessNewsDaily.com
20 Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Parents, Entrepreneur.com
America's Next Billionaire Business Ideas, Forbes.com
Annual 100 Brilliant Companies and Ideas, Entreprenuer.com
Business Idea Center, Entreprenuer.com

SBA Research and Help
SBA Learning Center - Online
SBA Publications (WebHarvest)

SCORE Research and Help
SCORE Business Research

Articles (Business Plans)
Business Plan Articles (AOL Small Business)
The ABC's Of Business Plans (Bloomburg Business Week)

Instruction Book
Pitch-Then-Plan Business Planning Process
The Business Planning Technique That Quickly Translates Business Ideas Into Business Plans
Written by: Jack B. Hess
2008-03-10

Other Helpful Links
Business Assistance Programs & Organizations
Business Know How Website
Business Startup and Expansion General Web Resources
PA Biz Online

Locating My Business - Cameron

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Cameron County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-14
Revised: 2016-06-28

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PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Cameron County)

Locating Your Business In Cameron County

Locate Property In Cameron County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
Northcentral Commission Website KOZ's
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
PA KIZ Information
PA Site Search

For information on all of the properties below, please contact:

Cameron County Industrial Development Authority
Clifford Clark
Executive Director
301 Chestnut Street
Emporium PA 15834
Phone: (814) 486-3439
Fax: (814) 486-2716
TTY/TDD only: 711
Email: cclark@ncentral.com

Catalano Property
8.5 acres KOZ
Route 120 West
Emporium PA 15834

Barton Street
5.7 acres KOZ
Barton Street
Emporium PA 15834

For information on all of the properties below, please contact:

Emporium Borough
Robert Aversa
Secretary/Treasurer
421 North Broad Street
Emporium PA 15834-1401
Phone: (814) 486-0768
Fax: (814) 486-1849
Email: empboro@penn.com
Website: www.emporiumborough.org

Emporium Borough Taylor Street Property
5.5 acres
Taylor Street and South Mountain Road
Emporium PA 15834

For information on other properties, please contact:

Jill Foys
Director of Enterprise Development
North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission
49 Ridgmont Drive
Ridgway PA 15853
Phone: (814) 371-1506
Fax: (814) 772-7045
Email: jfoys@ncentral.com
Website: http://www.ncentral.com/

Cameron County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Crown Realty Services
God's Country Real Estate, Inc.
Good Real Estate
Hartman Real Estate (814) 274-8570
McBride Realtors (814) 486-6054
Stevens Real Estate
Trail's End Realty

About Cameron County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From County Website

Manufacturing Help For My Business - Cameron Clearfield Elk Jefferson McKean Potter

The Northwest Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. (NWIRC) matches your company with a product, consultant, or service to help you compete in a constantly changing marketplace. Our professional staff works closely with companies to identify opportunities for improvement. We can deliver services directly to you, manage your project, act as liaison between a consultant and your company, and ensure that the outcome matches your needs and expectations.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-06
Revised: 2011-02-11

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The Northwest Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. (DuBois Office): Assistance for manufacturers in Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, and Potter Counties.

Erin Dixon Heath
DuBois Office
District Manager
10 South Brady Street
DuBois PA 15801
Phone: (814) 375-4776
Cell: (814) 590-1219
Fax: (814) 503-8261
Email: edixon@nwirc.org
Website: http://www.nwirc.org/

Manufacturing Help For My Business - Clarion Mercer Venango

The Northwest Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. (NWIRC) matches your company with a product, consultant, or service to help you compete in a constantly changing marketplace. Our professional staff works closely with companies to identify opportunities for improvement. We can deliver services directly to you, manage your project, act as liaison between a consultant and your company, and ensure that the outcome matches your needs and expectations.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-06
Revised: 2011-02-11

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The Northwest Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. (Mercer Office): Assistance for manufacturers in Clarion, Mercer, and Venango Counties.

Amy Weller
District Manager
749 Greenville Road
Mercer PA 16137-5023
Phone: (724) 662-3705 ext 1587
Fax:(724) 662-0283
Cell: 724) 699-5787
Email: aweller@nwirc.org
Website: http://www.nwirc.org/

Northcentral Commission - National Fuel

These are the specific details of the Northcentral Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission's National Fuel Interest Reduction Program. You may be eligible for a 1 percent reimbursement each year your North Central loan is in effect and current.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Publish Date: 2007-03-14
Revised: 2010-09-21

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National Fuel Interest Reduction Program

NFG Interest Reduction Program Guidelines
NFG Interest Reduction Program Application

To Apply, Contact:
Pat Brennen
North Central Pennsylvania Regional Planning and Development Commission
49 Ridgmont Drive
Ridgway PA 15853
Phone: (814) 773-3162
Fax: (814) 772-7045
Email: pbrennen@ncentral.com
Website: http://www.ncentral.com/

Saturday, March 10, 2007

Manufacturing Help For My Business - Plastics

These are local, Pennsylvania, and Federal contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses with their plastics technology issues and plastics related manufacturing development.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-10
Revised: 2008-11-19

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Plastics Technology and Plastics Manufacturing

The Plastics Technology Center (PTC)
Thomas J. Moyak
Project Engineer
1250 Tower Lane
Erie PA 16505
Phone: (814) 452-0094 ext 125
Fax: (814) 452-1924
E-mail: tmoyak@psu.edu
Website: http://ptdc01.bd.psu.edu/index.html

Penn State Erie Plastics CAE Center
Kevin Boell
Senior Analyst
1015 Bridge Road
Suite H
Collegeville PA 19426-1179
Phone: (610) 489-4315 ext 16
Fax: (610) 489-9277
Email: kboell@psu.edu
Website: http://ptdc01.bd.psu.edu/cae/

or

Penn State Erie Plastics CAE Center
Penn State Erie
The Behrend College
5091 Station Road
Erie PA 16563-1702
Phone: (814) 898-7272
Fax: (814) 898-6006
Website: http://ptdc01.bd.psu.edu/cae/

Pennsylvania Plastics SOURCENET
Elizabeth (Liz) Webster
Plastics SourceNet Coordinator
Pennsylvania College of Technology
One College Avenue
Williamsport PA 17701
Phone: 1 (877) 736-7527
Fax: (570) 320-5248
Email: ewebster@pct.edu
Website: http://www.plasticssourcenet.org/

Other Plastics Technology Links
123Plastics.com

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Manufacturing Help For My Business - Armstrong

We’re dedicated to helping you – small- and medium-sized manufacturers in southwestern Pennsylvania – improve your competitive performance through an array of customized consulting services to solve your particular problems. At the same time, we’re also working to strengthen the region’s capability to support manufacturing growth.

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Published: 2007-03-08
Revised: 2011-02-11

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Catalyst Connection (Southwestern IRC)
Petra Mitchell
Vice President of Operations
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh PA 15219
Phone: (412) 918-4300
Toll Free: 1 (888) 887-7472
Fax: (412) 687-2791
Email: pmitchell@catalystconnection.org
WebForm: http://www.catalystconnection.org/aboutus/ContactUs.aspx
Website: http://www.catalystconnection.org/

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Environmental Management Assistance - EMAP

The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers' Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) is a no-cost and confidential statewide service for small businesses. Environmental Consultants can assist you by telephone or through a no-cost on site consultation.

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Published: 2007-03-07
Revised: 2013-03-18

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PASBDC Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP)

Contact EMAP

EMAP Director: Nancy Crickman
Email: crickman@wharton.upenn.edu
Phone: (215) 746-6473

Clarion University SBDC EMAP Consultant: Bill Dunagan
Email: wdunagan@wharton.upenn.edu
EMAP Hotline: 877 askEMAP or (877) 275-3627
Email inquiries: questions@askemap.org
Find EMAP Consultant By County: http://askemap.org/staff
Locate your SBDC: http://www.pasbdc.org/centers/

Latest News & Updates

DEP Announces $31.4 Million in Alternative Energy Funding
Electric Utility Rate Cap Expires Or Will Expire Soon
PASBDC Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP)

Other EMAP Information and Links
EMAP Publications and Brochures
EMAP Workshops

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Locating My Business - Clarion

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-06
Revised: 2017-05-01

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PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Clarion County)

Locating Your Business In Clarion County

Locate Property In Clarion County
CoStar Group Commercial Property Finder
Northwest Commission Prospector
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
PA Site Search

Manufacturing Site For Sale: Clarion Pennsylvania Former Owens Illinois Glass Plant Site
For a Picture and Info Click Here: Clarion Pennsylvania Former Owens Illinois Glass Plant Industrial Site Brochure

CB Richard Ellis
Richard Gasperini
Senior Associate
600 Grant Street Suite 1400
Pittsburgh PA 15219
Phone: (412) 394-9806
Email: richard.gasperini@cbre.com

For information on all of the properties below, please contact:

Clarion County Economic Development Corporation
Shannon N. Barrios
Executive Director
330 North Point Drive, Suite 212
Clarion PA 16214
Phone: (814) 226-9045
Fax: (814) 226-9047
Email: shannon@callclarionpa.com
Website: http://www.callclarionpa.com/
CCEDC Business Locations: http://www.callclarionpa.com/looking-for-a-location-for-your-business/sites-buildings-and-maps/

Bauer Road
21.6 acres

Clarion County Commerce Center
77 acres KOZ

Howard and John Schmader Property
36 acres

K&D Decker Property
9.19 acres

Monroe Township near Trinity Point Development
41 acres

Old Bonanza Site
4.87 acres

Patrick Hill Subdivision
23.13 acres

Route 66 Frontage near Interstate 80
15 acres

SMI Property
45 acres

Trinity Point At Monroe
120.52 acres KOZ

Clarion County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
Ace Montana Realty (814) 227-2028
Bill Smathers Shippen Realty
Buford & Henry Real Estate (814) 227-2450
Burns & Burns Associates, Inc.
Coldwell Banker
Falcon Research & Settlement
Gates & Burns Realty
Horizon Property Solutions (814) 764-6337
Mazzocchi Realty
Pat Merwin Realty
Re/Max Country Realty
Smathers Real Estate
VG Dougherty Real Estate

About Clarion County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From CCEDC Website

Locating My Business - Armstrong

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.

Published By: Knowledgeman
Published: 2007-03-06
Revised: 2014-07-14

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PennDot Traffic Volume Map (Armstrong County)

Locating Your Business In Armstrong County

Locate Property In Armstrong County
showcase.com Commercial Property Finder
Pittsburgh Prospector.com
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (About KOZ's)
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission KOZ Website
Armstrong County KOZ's
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
PA Site Search

For information on land and building availability, please contact:

Armstrong County Department of Economic Development
Michael P. Coonley
Executive Director
Armsdale Administration Building
124 Armsdale Road
Suite 205
Kittanning PA 16201-3738
Phone: (724) 548-1500
Fax: (724) 545-6055
Email: mpcoonley@co.armstrong.pa.us
Website: http://armstrongidc.org/contact/

Armstrong County KOZ Listing (Bottom of Page)
Other Armstrong County Property and Buildings Available

For additional information on land and building availability, please contact:

Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
Linda Duffy
Administrative Assistant
425 Sixth Avenue
Suite 2500
Pittsburgh PA 15219-1852
Phone: (412) 391-5590 x324
Fax: (412) 391-9160
Email: lduffy@spcregion.org
Website: http://www.spcregion.org/index.shtml

Armstrong County Real Estate Agents and Businesses
AC Properties LLC (724) 545-1299
Allegheny Real Estate
Altman Real Estate
APRO Realty
Armstrong Properties (724) 763-9055
Century 21 Agency
Denardo Realty
Hanna Howard Real Estate Service (724) 842-0256
Howard Hanna Real Estate
John G. Holloway Realty (724) 295-5115
Kittanning Realty Company (724) 543-2219
Lenape Realty Company (724) 763-7700
Market Place Realty (724) 295-5273
Northwood Realty Services
Pat Merwin Realty
Sanders Real Estate Service (724) 297-3832
Valley Realty Company (724) 548-1654
Venture Settlement Inc (724) 568-3874

About Armstrong County
Background From Wikipedia
Background From Armstrong IDC Website

Locating My Business - Main Page

These are contacts, resources, information, and links that will assist businesses in locating their operations in Armstrong, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, McKean, Potter, and Venango Counties.

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Published: 2007-03-06
Revised: 2014-07-09

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Locating Your Business In Clarion University SBDC's Region

PASite Search
Pennsylvania Great Lakes Prospector
PennDot Traffic Volume Maps By County
PA KOZ Website (Find KOZ's)
Every business decides where to locate. ZoomProspector finds the right location for your company to grow and succeed: ZoomProspector

Properties By County
Armstrong
Cameron
Clarion
Clearfield
Elk
Forest
Jefferson
McKean
Potter
Venango

About Pennsylvania
Background From Wikipedia
Background State Website
Doing Business In Pennsylvania

National Information
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council’s
Small Business Survival Index 2008
Ranking the Policy Environment for Entrepreneurship

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

Sunday, March 04, 2007

Manufacturing Help For My Business - Crawford Forest Warren

The Northwest Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. (NWIRC) matches your company with a product, consultant, or service to help you compete in a constantly changing marketplace. Our professional staff works closely with companies to identify opportunities for improvement. We can deliver services directly to you, manage your project, act as liaison between a consultant and your company, and ensure that the outcome matches your needs and expectations.

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Published: 2007-03-06
Revised: 2010-02-11

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The Northwest Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. (Meadville Office): Assistance for manufacturers in Crawford, Forest, and Warren Counties.

Susan Hileman
District Manager
Meadville Office
764 Bessemer Street
Meadville PA 16335
Phone: (814) 337-3312
Cell Phone: (814) 572-2077
Fax: (814) 337-8172
Email: shileman@nwirc.org
Website: http://www.nwirc.org/

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Internationational Trade Assistance - Other Tools

These are other international trade tools, resources, and links that may help small businesses with their international trade business plans and development.

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Publish Date: 2007-03-01
Revised: 2010-10-08

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Federal Assistance
Pennsylvania Assistance
North Central Pennsylvania Region Assistance
North West Pennsylvania Region Assistance
South West Pennsylvania Region Assistance

International Trade Tools, Resources, and Links
Bureau of Industry and Security
Doing Business With Mexico (export.gov)
Doing Business With Mexico (doingbusiness.org)
Doing Business With Canada (export.gov)
Doing Business With Canada (doingbusiness.org)
Export.gov
Export Administration Regulations
Export-Import Bank
Exporting Legal Assistance
FedEx International Shipping Calculator
Foreign Trade Zones
globalEDGE - is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. globalEDGE was created by International Business Center at Michigan State University.
Global Economic Analysis
Glossary of International Freight Terms (PDF)
Guide to Importing (pdf) (PASBDC)
Guide to International Trade (pdf) (Kutztown SBDC)
International Commercial Terms (INCOTERMS)
International Electrical Systems Guide
International Trade Administration (US ITA)
International Trade Data and Analysis (US ITA)
International Trade Trends By NAICS (US ITA)
NAFTA Website
Oanda Currency Converter
Schedule B Export Codes Website
Tariff and Import Fees
Trade Leads Websites
TradeStats Express
United States Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics Website
United States Commercial Service Market Research Library
United States Commercial Service Market Research Library Search
United States Customs
United States Embassies
Virtual Trade Advisor (Global Market Analysis)
Google Search: "NAFTA Facts"