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Industrial Resource Center Program Credited with the Creation and Retention of 5,943 Jobs in 2016

An independent analysis performed by the Fors Marsh Group, an applied research firm based in Arlington, Virginia, credited the Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center (IRC) Program with the creation and retention of 5,943 manufacturing jobs in 2016. Companies participating in IRC engagements also recognized $775.1 million of additional revenue, invested $174.4 million in modernization or expansion […]

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New Study Shows MEP Provides Nearly 9:1 Return to Federal Treasury

MANTEC’s federal program MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership) is under threat of total elimination.  Send a communication to your representative and two senators to support manufacturing in PA and continued funding for MEP. 1. Click this link– http://cqrcengage.com/smallmanufacturers/PA#statecontent 2. Click red button Send Email  (Have more time?  You can Tweet or Share Your Story too) 3. Add in your […]

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“You and Me” Collaborative Robot in York

For most people, when they hear the word “robot,” they immediately picture something in their mind. In many cases, it is a complex picture of expensive equipment surrounded by fencing/guards, safety devices, control panels and lots of wires. Today, technology along with product exists where that “robot” can work alongside of a human being eliminating […]

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New Hires and Responsibilities

Melynda Orr joined MANTEC as the new Staff Accountant.  In this role she will manage MANTEC’s accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other tactical finance functions.  Melynda brings varied professional experience including York Volkswagen, the City of York, Christmas Tree Shops and a 10 year stint with Harley-Davidson.  She earned an accounting degree from Consolidated School […]

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Strategic Doing

Does your team work on important improvements and opportunities? Or is it always the urgent stuff? Does strategic planning seem complicated and time consuming? Is it tough to follow through and finish? Maybe you need to take a different approach. How is Strategic DOING different? We focus on the best practices that work for you. […]

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Job Opening- Continuous Improvement Business Consultant

Are you up for a challenge of creating solutions for operational improvement through the instruction and implementation of Lean Manufacturing methodologies and strategies?  With primary duties to include developing value-add, trusted relationships with clients to write proposals, develop lean process management solutions, and coaching organizational leaders toward cultural change.  If you are a proactive individual […]

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What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? 2016 video contest

“What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” is a student video contest for middle school students.  The contest raises awareness among students, parents and educators with an accurate depiction of today’s manufacturing environments and career choices.  Manufacturing jobs have exciting career paths, excellent pay, engaging work environments and are in high demand! Students will determine what they want to […]

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Industrial Resource Appreciation Day

As co-chairs of the House Manufacturing Caucus, Rep. Schlossberg and Rep. Evankovich introduced a Resolution recognizing April 13th, 2016 as “Industrial Resource Appreciation Day” in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is the 8th largest manufacturing state where the sector contributes $82 billion in economic impact each year, employs 570,000 workers and provides an average annual wage of over $57,000. Together, […]

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