The Pittsburgh Technology Council has more than 1,350 member companies, all based in SWPA. We’ve got some of the most innovative tech ventures here in our backyard. We thought it would be most excellent to put a small spotlight on a handful of our members each and every week, so you can see the great diversity and talent that we have out there. We encourage you to learn more about these technology companies:
LANtek Computer Service – LANtek is a Pittsburgh-based company, providing technical service, project management and staffing resources to the tri-state area since 1988. Over the years, LANtek has provided some of Pittsburgh’s largest corporations with technical resources to address their needs for the right resource at the right time. We have provided these resources for long and short term projects, locally and across the country.
MCPc – MCPc is a leading supplier and integrator of technology products and solutions. We make doing business easier by reducing the complexity associated with technology selection, purchasing and deployment to help customers maximize their IT investments. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, MCPc operates from 20+ locations, representing more than 300,000 products.
The National Energy Technology Laboratory – The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), part of DOE’s national laboratory system, is owned and operated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). NETL supports DOE’s mission to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States. The only U.S. national laboratory devoted to fossil energy research, NETL implements a broad spectrum of energy and environmental research and development (R&D) programs that will return benefits for generations to come.
OPTIMUM Power Technology – OPTIMUM Power Technology is an innovative company that was founded with the mission of developing the world’s best simulation-based engine design tools and engine management systems. OPTIMUM’s products span engine simulation software, pressure trace analysis, engine management systems and fuel injection.
PolarSoft®, Inc. – PolarSoft®, Inc. is the world leader in software development for the international standard BACnet. Our creative team of design and development professionals exploit technology to assist companies with complex communications problems. As technology appliers and innovators, we provide services to companies who demand state-of-the-art technologies, and often custom software development.
Q-Chem, Inc. – Q-Chem, Inc. was founded in 1993 in Pittsburgh. Its mission is to develop and distribute advanced quantum chemistry software for industrial, government and academic researchers in the chemical, biological, pharmaceutical and materials sciences, among others. Our primary focus is to extend the reach of quantum chemistry methods to physical, chemical and biological problems that were previously beyond the scope of rigorous quantum studies through improving the existing algorithms and developing new methods without sacrificing accuracy.
Smith Micro Software, Inc., creates new possibilities through developing mobile applications and solutions to solve customer problems. It’s portfolio of products and services spans Connectivity Management, Communications and Content Management solutions.
TestAmerica – TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc. is recognized as the leading environmental testing firm in the United States. TestAmerica provides innovative technical expertise and comprehensive analytical testing services. Specialty analyses include source and ambient air, aquatic toxicity, bioavailability, explosives, specialty organics, speciated metals, dioxins, drinking water, sediments and tissues, emerging contaminants, radiochemistry and mixed waste testing.
With millions of square feet of window film installed across the country, U.S. Film Crew gives you the leading window film specialists and installations experts from coast to coast with the hometown attention to detail and service. We have expertise in all types of window film such as solar, security, decorative, anti-intrusion, glare reducing, UV ray reducing, private, safety, anti-graffiti, and anti-eavesdropping.
Vertical Solutions, Inc. – Vertical Solutions is a full service IT and Business Solutions Consulting Firm. We specialize in Managed Network Services, Outsourced HelpDesk, Backup/Disaster Recover Solutions, Local/Wide Area Network Solutions, and leading ERP applications, including Microsoft Dynamics GP, Sage PFW and MAS 500. Our backgrounds as CPA’s, MBA’s and technology specialist allow us to bring unique perspective and insight to information technology projects.