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Pittsburgh Buying Trends
Trends

Pittsburgh Industrial/B2B Buying Trends

If you are a manufacturer or industrial supplier that serves the Pittsburgh area, wouldn't it be great to know what buyers in your region are looking for? This way, instead of anticipating their needs, you can be meeting their needs — and winning their business.

Thomas recently examined buyer behavior data generated on Thomasnet.com to uncover supply chain trends in Pittsburgh. If you provide industrial products or services in Pittsburgh, or other cities within Pennsylvania, this information could prove pivotal in connecting with more buyers. 

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Industry 4.0 Adoption
Industry 4.0

How To Adopt Industry 4.0 In Your Shop

Fueled by new technology like the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Big Data, Industry 4.0 offers tremendous potential for improving operational efficiency and spurring growth. However, many manufacturers perceive Industry 4.0 adoption as more of an obligation than an opportunity, something to be relegated to an IT department rather than presented as a strategic, company-wide initiative.

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