Companies Founded in Pittsburgh

List of notable businesses founded in Pittsburgh, listed alphabetically with corporate logos when available. This list includes some of the largest, most profitable companies that were founded in Pittsburgh. The famous Pittsburgh companies and corporations on this list include both public and private corporations. You can find information about the popular companies on this list, such as what industry they're part of. When available you can click on the successful Pittsburgh company's names to find out even more about them.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different items, including Ryan Homes and Alcoa.

This list answers the questions, "What companies were founded in Pittsburgh?" and "What are the biggest Pittsburgh companies?"

If you're a Pittsburgh native then this list of the biggest Pittsburgh companies will make you proud. This list is also an excellent resource if you're doing research on reputable businesses from Pittsburgh.



    ACHIEVA, formerly Arc Allegheny, is western Pennsylvania's largest provider of comprehensive services and supports for children and adults with disabilities and their families. Each year, ...more
  • Alcoa
    Aluminum, Nonferrous Metal (except Copper and Aluminum) Rolling, Drawing
    Alcoa Inc. is the world's third largest producer of aluminum, behind Rio Tinto Alcan and Rusal, with corporate headquarters in New York City. From its operational base in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in ...more
  • AlliedBarton


    AlliedBarton Security Services is a security officer company based in the United States. It is a combination of earlier companies - Barton Protective Services, Spectaguard, Initial and Allied ...more
  • Ansoft
    Software, Prepackaged Software
  • Bloom Cigar Company

    Bloom Cigar Company

    The Bloom Cigar Company is an iconic and internationally known Pittsburgh-based premium cigar store. Founded in 1955, Bloom Cigar Company is the Pittsburgh area's largest retail and wholesale ...more
  • Cardo Systems

    Cardo Systems

    Motorcycles, Bicycles, and Parts
    Founded in 2003, Cardo Systems produces headsets for motorcycle helmets including Bluetooth communication systems for motorcycle riders and other head protection helmet manufacturers.