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Steel Valley Authority is the

nationally recognized leader in layoff aversion, responsible investment and innovative economic policy. Explore our programs below.

The SVA contributes to stable communities and renewed prosperity by saving and creating skilled and sustainable manufacturing and productive economy jobs through layoff aversion, responsible capital investment policy and building sustainable communities.

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The Strategic Early Warning Network (SEWN) supports Pennsylvania manufacturers by providing layoff aversion services to help them grow and prosper.

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Layoff Aversion Training & Technical Expertise (LATTE) offers training to states who want to establish job saving programs like SEWN to support their own regional manufacturing sector. 

Heartland promotes responsible investing to rebuild the built environment, renew the industrial commons, grow the clean economy, make the boss more accountable & educate a new generation.


Today’s business environment is experiencing an unprecedented siege of outside influences such as the global pandemic, industry consolidation, supply chain interruption, complicated import/export market dynamics, and labor dynamics never before exper...

Currently, there is no sector or business unaffected by COVID-19. In Pennsylvania, there are roughly 14,000 small and medium sized manufacturers facing new and unique sets of problems in their attempt to survive or thrive. Like all types of businesse...

I recently watched a LEAN Enterprise Institute video on Safe, Smart Steps for Restarting Production. The presenters from GE Appliance and Herman Miller Performance provided a range of tactics on employee safety from curtains between assembly persons...

It is quite possible to be a fast-growing, profitable company and still end up insolvent; however, it is rare to find a company that is well-managed with an eye towards cash-flow and working capital to wind up in that position. 

It has been a long-sta...

June 26, 2020

PITTSBURGH, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union, along with other members and leaders of the labor-environmental partnership BlueGreen Alliance (BGA), today launched the group's ambitious agenda to rebuild American manuf...

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SVA Impact Report


Updated as of 2018

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Main Office

1112 S. Braddock St., Suite 300   

Swissvale, PA  15218
Phone:  412-342-0534 
Fax:      412-342-0538

For general inquiries:

For manufacturers:

 If you are a manufacturer seeking a business consultation with SEWN staff, call us at 1-866-SVA-8832 or complete our Contact Form.


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