Boasting a locale just outside of the thriving city of Pittsburgh, holding a population of approximately 30,000 and affording easy accessibility to the area’s interstate highways and airports, Monroeville is an ideal site for businesses of all kinds.
Not only is Monroeville one of the Pittsburgh region’s major retail hubs, filled with a host of stores and restaurants, but it is also the home to virtually every type of major industry.
Many of the top companies in the area, each serving the community in a variety of ways, are proud to call Monroeville home.
PPG Industries, specializing in coatings and specialty products and services, has 125 manufacturing sites in more than 20 countries. Pittsburgh is the site for the company’s corporate headquarters, and Monroeville is the home to PPG’s Chemical Research Center.
Compunetix, Inc. is positioned within Monroeville, specializing in state-of-the-art multi-media and telecommunications systems for audio and video conferencing for the aerospace, military, civilian and government markets. Additional main industrial companies in nearby communities include Wabtec Corp., serving the freight and passenger rail, transit, marine, power generation, off-highway equipment and industrial markets, with headquarters located in Wilmerding; and Respironics, providing modern products to the global sleep and respiratory markets.
Located adjacent to Monroeville and just three miles from the Pennsylvania Turnpike is the Norfolk Southern Intermodal Terminal. Since 1998, the Intermodal Terminal has offered a complete array of dryage and full truckload services, with local, national and international shipping connections.
Monroeville businesses have valuable access to resources that support the business environment of the area. The Monroeville Area Chamber of Commerce works with nearly 700 diverse businesses, both large and small, in the local area. Offering support to its business members in the area with over 160 events and advocacy and educational programs annually is key. The Chamber provides unlimited networking and marketing opportunities that encourage businesses to forge vital alliances. The organization’s main mission in the community is “...supporting, encouraging, attracting and advancing responsible growth and business development in Monroeville and the surrounding communities.” Visit www.monroevillechamber.com for more information.