Pittsburgh Technical Council

Meet the PTC Membership

Meet the PTC Membership

Article Published: August 1, 2016

Twice a month, the Pittsburgh Technology Council lists new and renewed members. Learn about all of the great companies making up the PTC! Get a closer look at some of our members with web site links and contact info.

Allegheny Technologies Inc.

ATI seeks to be the world's best specialty metals company by providing our customers with unmatched product breadth, unparalleled depth and unsurpassed manufacturing capabilities that solve their most difficult challenges.




Aquion Energy

Aquion Energy is producing a revolutionary battery based on novel aqueous hybrid ion technology that offers an advantaged value proposition in nearly all stationary storage use cases. Beyond minimized materials and manufacturing costs, the core technology has exceptionally long life, is safe, and is environmentally benign. Early production is currently taking place at the Aquion Energy pilot manufacturing plant located in Pittsburgh, PA.




Aries Engineering

General engineering services.

724-746-5300 X 225


Armada Supply Chain Solutions

Armada Supply Chain Solutions (ASCS) is the parent organization to Hub One Logistics, Ltd., Leveraged Execution Providers and BASIX Restaurant Services. ASCS provides logistics and supply chain execution services to food and other industries.

(724) 274-1145



Balionis Group, Inc.

Balionis Group, Inc., is a technology services firm providing staffing and outsourcing solutions for technology development, product and application development, and systems integration. The Group specializes in product and service development using embedded control systems, workstation-based systems, automation systems, information technology, and also provides candidates for technology sales.

(724) 942-5586



Bit-x-Bit, LLC

bit-x-bit is a unique blend of talented professionals – expert certified computer examiners and litigation-savvy lawyers. We are communicators. We make technical computer functions understandable to our clients, lawyers, the courts, and juries. We are experienced and we are tested, having handled hundreds of forensic examinations and e- discovery projects from 100 documents to 5 million documents.

(412) 325-4033



Butler Technologies, Inc.

(724) 283-6656




Cernostics is a molecular diagnostics company developing personalized and predictive tests for tissue-based diagnostics for oncology. Utilizing Cernostics' proprietary TissueSystems™ approach to product development, we will develop advanced diagnositcs that evaluate multiple biomarkers in the context of tissue architecture, thereby leading to diagnostic tests with higher positive and negative predictive value, reducing healthcare cost and improving outcomes. This "Systems Approach" to anatomic pathology is subject of Cernostics patent filings, and is based on the intergation of tumor, immune, stromal and normal cell biomarker data into unique diagnostic classifiers. Applications include the development of stand-alone diagnostic tests, as well as companion diagnostics for therapeutic drug development.




ChemImage Corporation

ChemImage Corporation manufactures chemical imaging systems for industrial and biomedical applications, including research and development, nondestructive failure analysis and process monitoring. Chemical imaging combines the chemical-analysis power of optical spectroscopy with high-resolution optical imaging.

(412) 241-7335



Chevron Appalachia

Chevron's Appalachian/Michigan Business Unit manages the company’s natural gas production assets in the Marcellus Shale of Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and the Antrim Shale in northern Michigan. It also holds a non-operating interest in a pipeline company, Laurel Mountain Midstream, and has acreage positions in Ohio, New York and Maryland. Chevron Appalachia has more than 600 full-time employees, is headquartered in Moon Township, Pennsylvania and has offices in Smithfield, Pennsylvania and Traverse City, Michigan.       




CIBER, Inc.     

CIBER, Inc. (NYSE:CBR), is a global information technology company with nearly 40 years of proven IT experience, world-class credentials and a wide range of business and technology expertise.  Operating in 18 countries with more than 7,000 employees and annual revenue over $1 billion, Ciber is a pure-play international system integration consultancy with superior value-priced services and reliable delivery for both commercial and government sector clients.          

(412) 243-9020      




Directworks provides a better way for manufacturers to work across teams and with suppliers to develop, launch and deliver more profitable products. Leading manufacturers use Directworks’ cloud-based platform to more effectively engage stakeholders and suppliers and achieve greater product success.     




E.A. Fischione Instruments, Inc.      

E.A. Fischione Instruments, Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services advanced microscopy and nanotechnology devices for the global scientific community. Products include specimen preparation devices, imaging detectors, and specimen holders for electronics, energy, industrial, life sciences, and research applications. Fischione Instruments’ products are developed and marketed with an emphasis on innovative design, high-precision manufacturing, and exceptional customer service. Since its founding in 1966, Fischione Instruments has been in the forefront of sample preparation technology for electron microscopy. The rapidly growing company now has offices in the United Kingdom and Japan, in addition to its Export, PA headquarters.   




eLoop llc        

As a DEP permitted e-waste recycling facility, eLoop llc, believes in landfill diversion and auditable environmental compliance. eLoop has a completely transparent chain-of-custody and provides our customers with the most efficient, secure and sustainable solution available for IT assets and universal waste streams. eLoop is a pledged e-Steward as recognized by the Basel Action Network (www.ban.org), the industries environmental compliance watchdog, which recognizes eLoop as upholding the highest recycling standards in the industry. eLoop is the only DEP permitted e-Steward in the state of PA, and is connected to BAN e-Stewards all across the country to assist in recycling efforts that expand beyond our traditional boundaries. eLoop is also a member of the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID). eLoop’s full service offerings include: data compliant destruction services; de-installation of IT equipment; refurbishing, remarketing, and resale of IT assets; ethical and responsible process of recycling electronic and universal wastes. 





For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity that designs accessible, innovative programs that inspire young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, engineering, technology, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills. Supported by a strong network of sponsors and volunteers, FIRST® provides four programs: the FIRST® Robotics Competition for students in Grades 9-12; the FIRST® Tech Challenge for Grades 7-12; the FIRST® LEGO® League for Grades 4-8; and the FIRST® LEGO® League Junior for Grades K-3. Founded by inventor Dean Kamen in 1989 in Manchester, NH, FIRST has grown to reach 400,000+ youth in the US and internationally. For more info, visit www.FIRSTINSPIRES.org. To learn about FIRST programs in our region, see www.PittsburghFIRST.org.   (412) 512-4302       http://www.FIRSTINSPIRES.org     PDePra@firstinspires.org


Five Radicals 

Business acquisition search and performance excellence consulting.   



Five Star Development, Inc.

Five Star’s mission is to deliver innovative software solutions — quickly, efficiently, and comprehensively. We turn needs, wishes and wants into reality. We are a team of swift, smart, and deeply knowledgeable professionals for two fundamental reasons; we’ve been in business for 20 years and we constantly push ourselves to innovate and deliver results. Our guiding principle? Bigger isn’t always better – we don't bloat price-tags or over-engineer solutions. Our reputation is built on delivering genuine value by remaining progressively current, yet pragmatically grounded, in the continuously changing IT landscape. Our clients come from many industry sectors including convenience food, education, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, nonprofits and workforce development.         (412) 802-2500      



Flipside Media, Inc.  

Flipside Media, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based digital media company specializing in the development of integrated computer-assisted learning and data management systems, with a focus in diabetes and other health-care related products. Flipside seeks out strategic partnerships with high-profile industry content providers to aid in product design and implementation.      

(412) 492-9448      



FOREVER, Inc.           

Forever.com, the world's first permanent digital storage & sharing service that allows you to save, organize, and privately share your cherished memories. Forever.com is the world’s first permanent digital storage & sharing service—a place to pass down your family’s most important stories, values and traditions to your children and theirs. Upload your cherished photos, children’s artwork, scrapbook pages (and soon videos, recipes, and more), and celebrate them with the people that matter most. Whether you’re honoring the life of an ancestor or curating the special moments of your own life, Forever gives you the opportunity to easily organize, share and preserve the stories of your loved ones that will make a difference for generations. Forever is driven by the belief that family stories should never be lost, and families should be able to connect and share in a secure, private environment. Forever does not mine users’ data or sell personal information to third party advertisers.      




FORMTEK, Inc.          

Formtek has been providing mission-critical support to some of the largest and most demanding engineering, manufacturing, aerospace, industrial, and technical organizations in the world for over three decades.  Formtek products and solutions increase revenue growth and business performance, and reduce organizational risks by providing a virtual repository solution that aggregates all data within an organization and manages it as a vital intellectual asset.          




Foundation Radiology Group, P.C.  

Foundation Radiology is a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging professional services company offering both on-site radiology and teleradiology solutions for hospital institutions and outpatient imaging centers on a 7 x 24 x 365 basis.  

(412) 325-1062      



FutureDerm, Inc.      

FutuerDerm is a unique brand focusing on the $426 billion beauty industry with a scientific perspective. FutureDerm offers a line of beauty products containing innovative formulations with extensive laboratory testing and physician approval. The FutureDerm blog is an industry-recognized authority on beauty products, winning "Top Beauty Blog" by Shape Magazine.  

(412) 992-6595      



General Dynamics Mission Systems - Viz   

Viz creates innovative data visualization software that is used around the world, in mission-critical situations ranging from Army battlefield command, disaster relief coordination, the cyber security of our nation, health care information, and energy infrastructure.  We focus on our customer’s needs through a design-intensive iterative process within a casual, collaborative environment.  Our atmosphere is relaxed, but our commitment to quality software is intense.          

(412) 432-2200      




Gentech is a unique IT consulting and placement firm dedicated to delivering highly qualified candidates to our clients and building rewarding careers for our technical professionals.      (412) 244-8400      



II-VI Incorporated    

Founded in 1971, II-VI develops, manufactures and markets high-technology materials, devices and components. These precision components and products are being used in industrial, medical, military, security and aerospace applications. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, II-VI Incorporated has additional manufacturing facilities in Florida, California, Texas, New Jersey, Mississippi, Massachusetts, Germany, Australia, Singapore, China and Vietnam. The research and development centers are in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and II-VI sales and distribution facilities are located in the U.S., Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, U.K., Japan, Singapore and China. II-VI is truly thinking globally.

(724) 352-4455      



jCatalog Software     

Recognized leader of buy-to-sell software solutions for Product Information Management, eCatalog and eProcurement. Our Buyside products increase procurement effectiveness through the use of on-line catalog search, shopping cart technologies and procurement workflow thereby maximizing on-contract spend. Our Sellside products allow organizations to collect, organize and update product data for presentation in eCommerce platforms or cross-media publications such as data sheets or finished catalogs.           




Kennametal Inc.       

Kennametal Inc. aspires to be the premier tooling solutions supplier in the world with operational excellence throughout the value chain and best-in-class manufacturing and technology. Kennametal strives to deliver the best economics throughout our customers' process and superior shareowner value through top-tier financial performance.       

(412) 248-8217      



Level 3 Communications, Inc.         

Level 3 Communications® is an international communications company headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado. The company operates one of the world’s largest communications and Internet backbones over an advanced, IP-optimized network. Level 3 is focused on delivering premier data, video and voice services — for open IP Tone capabilities to businesses and carriers. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of network offerings that spans Internet Protocol (IP) services, broadband transport, colocation services, and patented Softswitch-based managed modem and voice services. Level 3 also uses these network services as a foundation for delivering enterprise telecommunications solutions.  




Logix Guru    

As a Pittsburgh based company founded in 2000, Logix Guru has been successful not only in the Western Pennsylvania region but also nationally, providing IT Staffing, Software Testing/QA, and Software Development Services.  We at Logix Guru make IT easy by striving to offer Intelligent Solutions to address critical client needs.  We accomplish this by understanding what drives our customers, following a disciplined but innovative process in our work, becoming involved in our communities on a professional and personal basis, and partnering with strategic alliances to ensure that we can provide world-class IT services and Intelligent Solutions. 

(724) 733-4500      


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