Top 100 Organizations 2017



Pennsylvania Business Central is proud to recognize the Top 100 Organizations for 2017. After receiving a long list of nominees from throughout our 23-county readership, these organizations were selected by an editorial committee due to their positive impacts in the business community of central Pennsylvania. This year’s Top 100 Organizations are leaders in their chosen fields, bringing new ideas, technology […]

Community and regional bankers are optimistic about 2018, but some challenges remain




While bankers in our region may not be singing “Happy Days Are Here Again” yet, many are starting to hum the tune. There are many positive signs: significant tax cuts and generous employee bonuses; increased profitability from an uptick in personal, commercial and mortgage loans; gradually rising interest rates; the full rollout of digital platforms; the deployment of new software […]

PSECU



Harrisburg Est. 1933 Opened more than 80 years ago, PSECU was founded by 22 commonwealth employees who made an extraordinary commitment to each other: to create a financial institution where pooled resources benefit all members. From those beginnings – and just $90 – they’ve grown and expanded their eligible member groups. Today, they are Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, proudly serving […]

Conemaugh Health System



Johnstown Est. 1994 Conemaugh Health System, a member of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, is the largest healthcare provider in west-central Pennsylvania, serving over a half-million patients each year through the Conemaugh Physician Group and Medical Staff and a network of four hospitals: Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Conemaugh Miners Medical Center in northern Cambria County, Conemaugh Meyersdale Medical Center in […]

Creative Pultrusions, Inc.*



Alum Bank Est. 1973 Creative Pultrusions, Inc. is a leader in the manufacture of fiberglass reinforced polymer pultrusions products. Their high-strength pultruded fiberglass products are designed and manufactured to provide lasting performance in highly corrosive environments while offering lightweight and high dielectric strength benefits as compared to traditional materials of construction. Established in 1973, Creative Pultrusions is a subsidiary of […]

Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology



Bellefonte Est. 1969 Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology is a Centre County-based career and technical center that offers secondary and post-secondary programs in high-demand career fields, and includes four Associate of Specialized Technology degree programs in advanced manufacturing technology; healthcare management; heavy diesel construction, with a Case Construction Equipment emphasis; and natural gas compression, with a CAT/Ariel emphasis. […]

KCF Technologies



State College Est. 2000 KCF Technologies was founded in November 2000 by three researchers from Penn State University: Gary Koopmann, Weicheng Chen and Jeremy Frank, who each lent their last initial to their company’s name. Their rapidly growing technology innovation company remains employee- and privately-owned 18 years later. KCF Technologies develops and commercializes products and solutions for both industry and […]

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP



Chicago Est. 1931 Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. […]

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center



Windber Est. 1906 Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber is a non-profit, community healthcare provider dedicated to providing excellence in personalized, quality healthcare services through innovation, research and education in response to community needs. Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber brings the latest technology and an innovative caring philosophy to the communities it serves. Their philosophy is reflected in the […]

Diamond Drugs, Inc.



Indiana Est. 1970 Diamond Drugs is Pennsylvania’s largest independently owned long-term care pharmacy. It all began when, in 1970, Gilbert and Joan Zilner, both pharmacists, purchased a retail pharmacy in downtown Indiana. In 1991, their son Mark Zilner joined the business. He brought with him new perspectives and energy, helping to both improve and enhance the business and also add […]