By the Numbers

How Catalyst Impacted the Region in 2020

COVID-19 turned our world upside down. Supply chains were disrupted. Jobs were lost. But we still managed to rise to the challenge and overcome many obstacles during a turbulent year. From securing grants for local manufacturers impacted by the pandemic, to creating new training opportunities to upskill new and incumbent workers, we are proud of all that we accomplished and humbled to share these accomplishments with you through our annual report.

Increased Sales $7,484,000
Cost Savings $4,289,000
Total Jobs 899

Impact of 2020

  • Increased Sales: $7,484,000
  • Retained Sales: $95,100,000
  • Cost Savings: $4,289,000
  • Investment Savings: $2,322,500
  • Plant Equipment: $9,376,300
  • Information Systems: $2,472,250
  • Workforce Practices: $2,332,400
  • Other Areas: $4,895,700
  • Products & Processes: $7,523,250
  • Jobs Created: 147
  • Jobs Retained: 752
  • Total Jobs: 899

2020 - Companies Served by Industry

Count of Account Name
Apparel Manufacturing
1
Beer and Ale Merchant Wholesalers
1
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
2
Chemical Manufacturing
12
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
22
Electric Power Distribution
1
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
17
Engineering Services
6
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
61
Food Manufacturing
8
Full-Service Restaurants
1
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
6
Home Centers
1
Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
1

2020 – Companies Served by Industry

Count of Account Name
Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing
1
Machinery Manufacturing
35
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
24
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
10
Packaging and Labeling Services
1
Paper Manufacturing
19
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
14
Primary Metal Manufacturing
12
Printing and Related Support Activities
5
Septic Tank and Related Services
1
Temporary Help Services
1
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
8
Wood Product Manufacturing
4
Textile Product Mills
1
Grand Total
258

2020 – Companies Served by Size

Count of Account Name
1-9
40
10-19
29
20-49
61
50-99
48
100-249
50
250-500
19
>500
11
Grand Total
258

2020 – Companies Served by County

Count of Account Name
Allegheny
111
Armstrong
5
Beaver
15
Butler
31
Cambria
8
Fayette
7
Indiana
9
Lawrence
6
Somerset
13
Washington
26
Westmoreland
27
Grand Total
258

Funding

Funding Source
Dollar Amount ($)
Percentage (%)
PA Department of Community and Economic Development
$1.0M
14%
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Manufacturing Extension Partnership
$1.5M
21%
Fees
$1.4M
20%
Private Grants and Other
$3.2M
45%
REVENUE

Use of Funds

Percentage (%)
Manufacturing Consulting Services and Programs
80%
Workforce Education
10%
Administration and Other
10%
EXPENDITURES
Partial List of Clients
Abilene Boot Company
AMS-JRC
Butler Technologies, Inc.
Abrams Nation
ARDEX Engineered Cements
c3controls
Accrotool, Inc.
ASSA ABLOY - Rockwood Products
Cambria County Assoc. for the Blind and
AccuTrex Products, Inc.
Associated Ceramics and Technology, Inc.
Handicapped
Acuity Finishing
AUMA Actuators, Inc.
Capsen Robotics
Adams Manufacturing Corp.
Battery Systems, Inc.
Bearing Service Company
Center Rock, Inc.
Aero Tech Designs, Inc.
Belleflex Technologies, LLC
Channel Craft & Dist., Inc.
Aerotech, Inc.
Berkley Medical Resources
Chick Machine Co. LLC
ALKAB Contract Manufacturing Inc.
Berner International Corp.
Clapper Table Enterprises, LLC
All-Clad Metalcrafters
Better Edge
Clark Metal Products, Inc.
Allegheny Performance Plastics, Inc.
Brush Americas Services
Cleaveland/Price, Inc.
Alpine Packaging, Inc.
Con Yeager Spice Company
American Gas Lamp Works
Bumbleberry Farms
Conspec Controls, Inc.
CP Industries
Ensinger, Inc.
Guy Chemical Company, Inc.
Creekside Springs, LLC
ExOne
H&W Global Industries, Inc.
Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical
Ezeflow USA Flowline Division
Haemonetics Corp.
Corporation
Filly Fabricating, Inc.
Hamill Manufacturing Company
DeVilbiss Healthcare
Foerster Instruments, Inc.
Harmony Castings, Inc.
DJ Machining, LLC
Four Guys Stainless Tank-Equipment
Hastings Machine Company, Inc.
Du-Co Ceramics Company
FPD Company
Heat Exchange and Transfer, Inc.
Dynamet, Inc.
Fruehauf Manufacturing
Hi-Power, LLC
Dynamic Manufacturing LLC
General Carbide Corporation
Hranec Sheet Metal, Inc.
EAFab Corporation
Giffin Interiors & Fixture, Inc.
IGS Industries
Ebtech Industrial
Glassautomatic
Impact Guard
Electrogrip Inc
Global SFC Valve Corporation
Industrial Scientific Corporation
Ellwood City Forge, Inc.
Gus Gear
Industrial Terminal Systems
IngMar Medical, Ltd.
K & A Machining, Inc.
McDanel Advanced Ceramics Technologies
Innovative Controls, Inc.
Kensington High Performance Products
MECCO Marking and Traceability
Innovative Extracts
Kenson Plastic Products
Medical Equipment Source, LLC
Intervala, LLC
Keystone Manufacturing
Metal Solutions Inc
Irwin Automation, Inc.
Keystone Profiles, Ltd.
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
J&J Truck Bodies & Trailers
Keystone Ridge Designs, Inc.
Natrona Bottling Company
J. B. Anderson & Son
Kopp Glass, Inc.
O hAonghusa Group, LLC
J.V. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Kurt J Lesker Company
On The Edge
Jatco Machine & Tool Co., Inc.
L. B. Foster Company
O'Neal Manufacturing Services
Jennison Corporation & Jennison Precision
La Prima Espresso Company
Optotherm, Inc.
Machine
Martin-Baker America, Inc.
Panther Laces, Inc.
JSP International
Mayhem Metalz
Penn Machine Company
JWF Industries
McConway & Torley, LLC
Perryman Company
Pinnacle Precision Company
RE2, Inc.
Starline Holdings, LLC
Plaztuff USA
Reaxis
Stellar Precision Components
Pleiger Plastics Co.
Revitalize
Strata Worldwide
Summit Machine Company Inc.
Powerex, Inc.
Richardson Cooling Packages, LLC
Tamco, Inc.
Premier Automation, LLC
Rose Plastic USA LP
Thar Process, Inc
Process Instruments, Inc.
Schroeder Industries
The Berkebile Oil Co., Inc.
ProMinent Fluid Controls, Inc.
Schroth Industries
PTC Alliance - Beaver
Seegrid Corporation
The Daggerfish Gear Company
PTC Alliance, North America
SKC, Inc.
The Rustic Woodwork Company
Pump Peelz
Sloan Lubrication Systems
Thermal Transfer Corporation
Quality Mould, Inc.
SMS Group
TMD Holdings
Quintech Electronics and Communications Inc.
Specialty Bar Products
Trek Gum
Rapid TPC
Specialty Tires of America, Inc.
TRONIX3D
TSItouch
UMF Medical
Wojanis Supply Co., Inc.
Tudi Mechanical Systems
Universal Plastics
Xylem, Inc.
Turbo Technologies, Inc.
VAG USA, LLC
ZOLL Medical Corporation
U.S. Products Company
Virginia Dere, LLC