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Adaptability key to longevity for Washington County’s SunnySide Supply

Paul Battista looks for openings. The founder and business manager of SunnySide Supply in Slovan in Washington County centered his business around openings. He saw a big one when shale-gas drilling took off nearly eight years ago and steered his company to that market. SunnySide supplies oil and gas companies with industrial equipment, from hoses […]

SunnySide Supply: It’s time for ‘pulling back and seeking shelter’

As Paul Battista sees it, Gov. Tom’s Wolf’s policies are hindering the oil and gas sector, which the owner of industrial supply company SunnySide Supply Inc. believes has the potential to be the biggest driver of economic growth in the state. “He needs to not be looking at his toes. He needs to be looking […]

What They’re Saying: Higher Energy Taxes Will “Knock the Legs Out of Industry”

Community leaders, small businesses, and Pennsylvanians across the political spectrum continue their vocal opposition to Harrisburg’s plan for higher energy taxes that threaten the thousands of good-paying jobs and our region’s manufacturing potential. Make no mistake, higher energy taxes will hit hard the countless small businesses across the Commonwealth that support the robust shale development […]

Local communities that benefit from Marcellus

If Washington County had a “shaleonaire” equivalent of the Forbes 500, Chartiers Township would be the Bill Gates of the list. With nearly $1.87 million collected over three years, Chartiers received the largest allocation in the county from Pennsylvania’s impact fee, which is paid annually by natural gas developers in lieu of a tax. Chartiers […]

Snakes, Ticks and Bees, Oh My! Be Careful, That Bite Could Kill You!

With Oil and Gas companies expanding their reach in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays, workers are finding themselves in more and more remote locations throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.  It is important for HS&E professionals and workers alike to recognize that as we break new ground in different areas, there is a natural […]

Heat Stress – Warning Signs and Prevention

Heat Stress – Warning Signs and Prevention With summer just around the corner, and temperatures already on the rise, it is important for HS&E Professionals to be aware of the dangers associated with Heat Stress.  This topic is not exclusive to the Oil and Gas Industries, but with a large amount of outdoor work being […]

What to Look For In Flame Resistant Clothing

In the booming Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays, it is easy for Health and Safety professionals to get lost in the sea of information regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).  From assessing risk to managing it, several factors come into play when trying to make sure your people are protected.  Endless lists of regulations, risks and […]

SunnySide Supply Interviewed by The Business Journal

Gas Processors Reshape Washington County, Pa. Monday, April 02, 2012 By Dan O’Brien WASHINGTON, Pa. — Four years ago, the hillside along state Route 519 in Chartiers Township, Pa. was packed with dense forest, Terry Frieseo recalls. Within several months, that forest was gone and the hillside cleared and landscaped. Truck traffic along the route […]

Our new online home!

We are proud to present our new online home for Sunnyside Supply! Stay posted for the latest things happening around Sunnyside on our news page.

Working Until the Job is Done

The Romanettis aren’t the only ones to reap benefits from the gas industry by finding a new need and setting out to fill it. Just 10 miles up the road, Paul Battista, who has owned Sunnyside Supply for 28 years, has seen his sales double and his inventory triple after he revamped his store to […]