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Excellence in Manufacturing Award 2019 Finalists

MANTEC’s Excellence in Manufacturing awards recognize South Central Pennsylvania manufacturers for outstanding achievements.  The 20 finalists were nominated in four categories and all are exceeding expectations in Smart Manufacturing.  The winners will be announced during the “Proud to Manufacture in PA” event on October 3, 2019, held at Brick Gables in Lititz.  Details can be […]

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HR Challenges You May Face and How to Fix Them

The driving force behind any manufacturing company’s success is its workforce. Even as automation transforms the industry, highly skilled workers remain in high demand. In order for your manufacturing company to grow, you need talent with the skills and determination to make a difference. Though the evolving manufacturing landscape has brought many positive changes to […]

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Top CEO Tips for the Manufacturing Industry

Manufacturing CEOs are deeply involved with their companies at every level of business. Depending on the company’s size, they may manage relationships with customers, oversee product and process and keep track of finances, all while forging a trajectory for the company’s future in the industry. As a result, these CEOs face unique challenges that require […]

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The Importance of Communication in Manufacturing Companies

In an industry increasingly defined by technology, innovation and automation, emphasizing communication in manufacturing may seem like a strange business decision. Though manufacturing workers and managers use communication skills daily, they may not realize just how much their communication impacts company success. Whether effective or ineffective, communication can have an enormous impact on a manufacturing […]

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SEO for Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry plays a vital role in the economy, supplying both businesses and consumers with the products and equipment they need on a daily basis. Though demand for manufacturing runs high, so does competition. In a crowded manufacturing landscape, competing for customers also means competing for attention. Today, most of your company’s potential customers […]

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What You Should be Asking Your Cybersecurity Team

Though cybersecurity was primarily associated with finance in the past, businesses in all industries are becoming aware of the growing threat of cyberattacks. Manufacturing companies, in particular, are discovering the need to protect their networks, and their bottom lines, from harm. In 2018, roughly 50 percent of manufacturing losses resulted from phishing attacks, and with […]

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Manufacturing Technology’s Future

Technological advancement has long driven the pace of manufacturing. Today, most factories are hubs of advanced machinery, churning out goods more efficiently than was possible in the past. However, as technology advances exponentially, manufacturing continues to evolve. Many emerging tools have the potential to revolutionize the manufacturing industry changing both how products are produced and […]

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Humanizing Your Manufacturing Brand

Competition in the manufacturing industry is strong, yet many manufacturers convey information about their brands in similar, highly impersonal ways. While it’s important to convey your technical capabilities and show off your products, you also need to give potential customers a reason to choose you when other companies offer the same things. One of the […]

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How to Budget for Your Manufacturing Company

Preparing an accurate budget is an essential part of maintaining your manufacturing company’s profitability. In addition to giving you a reference for your company’s financial performance, your budget helps you set prices, increase efficiency and plan for future growth. Both large and small manufacturers benefit from improved budgeting methods. Learn more about manufacturing budgets and […]

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How to Drive Results in Manufacturing Through HR

Behind almost every successful manufacturing company is a coordinated team of knowledgeable, dedicated and satisfied employees. At every level of a business, people drive results. Though most business leaders understand the importance of human resources for recruiting workers and handling disputes, they sometimes underestimate the potential of HR professionals to influence a company’s overall success. […]

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