One of the Strongest Manufacturing Bases within the Region Westmoreland County is part of the 10 county Pittsburgh region offering its own unique strengths and character for business locations. With its expansive area, access to major transportation arteries, comprehensive industrial park system and strong work ethic, Westmoreland has the business climate to assure success. That's why so many companies have grown strong right here.
Exemplified by the huge numbers of European immigrants who came to Westmoreland to work in coal mines, steel mills and glass factories during the Industrial Revolution, Westmoreland County is distinguished by a workforce that boasts traditional work ethics, values and pride. Our loyal and hard-working people are the basis to the solid manufacturing foundation that we continue to build on.