ALTOONA, Pa. (KDKA) – Sheetz will open its first technology and innovation hub in Pittsburgh.
Sheetz announced on Monday that Pittsburgh would be the location of the technology and innovation hub which will focus on developing, testing and implementing what Sheetz calls “transformative products and services.”READ MORE: Fallen Tree Branch Hits And Kills Woman In Upper St. Clair Park, Husband Left Injured
The hub will aim to turn Sheetz into a “one-stop-shop.”READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Underway In Pittsburgh
“Our mission at Sheetz is to create a business that puts the Sheetz as we know it today, out of business,” Emily Sheetz, Sheetz’s AVP of Strategy, said in a press release.
“This hub is an investment in the future and will give Sheetz a unique opportunity to access developers and other talent in Pittsburgh.”MORE NEWS: Rostraver Township First Responders Rescue Kitten Stuck In Storm Drain For 1 Day
Citing Pittsburgh’s growing reputation as a city for start-ups and technological innovation, Sheetz says they are hoping to revolutionize what the “convenience” part of their future convenience stores will look like.