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What to do about WannaCry Ransomware

Ransomware works by infecting a computer, locking users out of the system (usually by encrypting the data on the hard drive), and then holding the decryption or other release key ransom until the victim pays a fee, usually in bitcoin. WannaCry is a fast-spreading ransomware that exploits a vulnerability in Server Message Block 1.0 (SMBv1). […]

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2017 Annual Summary

MANTEC released the 2017 Annual Summary featuring client impacts. 10 Year Impacts include: Retained and Increased Sales- $1,058,048,024 Cost Savings- $134,481,220 Retained and Increased Jobs- 7,820 Clients invested over $500,000 into Growth and Innovation projects while more Operational Excellence & Quality projects were conducted.  

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Leigh Ann Wilson named 2017 Ignite Award Recipient

The York County Economic Alliance will host the 2017 Annual Dinner on Friday, April 28 which will include an awards ceremony honoring the recipients of the Small Business of the Year, Ignite Young Professional and ATHENA awards.  The 2017 Ignite Award recipient is Leigh Ann Wilson. The Ignite Award recognizes young business leaders between the ages of […]

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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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Manufacturing Video Contest Winners 2017

The “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” student video contest between local area middle schools announced the winners during an Awards Ceremony on February 23 at the Capitol Theatre in York. The online voting held February 8-10, determined the Viewer’s Choice Award. Over 58,000 votes were cast in the three day period.  Videos can still be […]

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Defense Contractor Cybersecurity Requirements

The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) are changing for cyber security.  Below are the minimum cyber security requirements required by a company that is currently in the Defense supply chain. These requirements must be met by December 31, 2017 unless extended once again by the Defense department. If you are a Tier 1 supplier, it is […]

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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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