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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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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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What Should Be Incentivized and What Shouldn’t?

Incentivizing employees is a proven way to encourage your workers to perform better and become more productive. In addition, it can also serve to make your employees more engaged. However, it’s important to understand that incentives can backfire if they’re not well thought out. For example, if you tie bonuses to production numbers, make sure […]

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Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Manufacturing

Thanks to increasing innovations, manufacturing businesses can incorporate augmented reality and virtual reality into their operations. These forms of technology allow workers to accomplish tasks they would not be able to without these inventions. Are these systems right for your business? You won’t know until you’ve learned what makes this technology such an exciting addition […]

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Smart Manufacturing Conference Summary

MANTEC hosted 150 industry leaders on April 3, 2019 at the first Smart Manufacturing Conference.  Each session included a manufacturer sharing best practices on technology and workforce related topics.   Curious what we covered? Smart Manufacturing Conference Photos Interested in being involved next year as a manufacturing best practice or sponsor? Contact Leigh Ann Wilson  

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MANTEC’s Latest Connections | News You Should Know 3/22/19

Partner Training… What is SOC for Cybersecurity- March 28 Family Business Forum- April 16 Workforce Summit- April 16 Import Operations & Compliance Seminar- April 17 Small Business Webinar- April 17 Our Global Outlook- April 24 Charting our Future- April 25 Resources… AME Newsletter with Upcoming Events APPI Energy Advisor- Electricity Trends and Market Drivers 5 […]

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