Pittsburgh, the birthplace of Heinz and U.S. Steel, was once one of the great U.S. manufacturing...

|By:, SA News Editor

Pittsburgh, the birthplace of Heinz and U.S. Steel, was once one of the great U.S. manufacturing cities, but started to decline in the 1970s when its factories began to face competition from lower-wage areas around the world. The NYT shines a light on how Pittsburgh has transformed into "a new economy based on small technology and medical companies with unfamiliar names."