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Company & Industry Research

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh offers a wide range of resources for finding company and industry information on the local, national and international level. Whether you need the history of Heinz or the latest articles on the microbrewing industry, we have the sources that can help and the expertise in locating the information you seek.

Company Research

If you are seeking financial details or corporate histories of public and private enterprises, explore our databases and print collections. Some databases require a Library card, and others are available only in Library buildings. Our print collections include Mergent Handbooks, the International Directory of Company Histories, LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations and more.

Industry and Market Research

High-quality industry and market information can be difficult and expensive to compile on your own. Access reports and surveys from top business analysts through our databases. Visit CLP – Main (Oakland) to consult Dun & Bradstreet’s Industry Norms & Key Business Ratios and the RMA Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios in person.

Ratings and Rankings

How does your bank or credit union compare to others? What about your insurance company? Call, email or visit to find ratings and rankings from A.M. Best, Weiss and other top-notch assessment firms.

Pittsburgh Area Company Research

Explore Pittsburgh’s rich and unique business history. CLP – Main (Oakland) maintains a collection of regional business information including historic annual reports, local business files and directories listing historic area business leaders. Much of this information is unique and not available online. Call or stop by for assistance with this specialty collection.

To get expert help finding what you’re looking for, contact the team at CLP – Main (Oakland) at 412.622.3133 or

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