Manufacturers Supplying to DoD

Pennsylvania Defense Transition Initiative provides qualifying manufacturers with a voucher up to $25,000 for business consulting services to improve their business and make them more competitive*
*requires minimum 25% match

Do You Qualify?

Your business has an aggregate of 5.0% or greater revenues from DoD contracts or subcontracts (either directly or through your customers)
during the last fiscal year.

Your business has an average aggregate of 5.0% or greater revenues
from DoD contracts or subcontracts (either directly or through your customers) over the past five fiscal years.

What Are the Benefits to Your Business?

New sales, New customers, Retained jobs, Skilled talent

What Can It Be Used On?

Providing resources to help businesses diversify revenue beyond their Department of Defense (DoD) sources. Participating companies can receive a business assessment and subsidized consulting services to grow and expand profits.

MRC Helps Manufacturers Succeed!

For over 27 years MRC has been helping manufacturers grow their business with training and onsite customized coaching to improve their processes and increase profits.

  • Experts in all Lean Tools (5S, Value Stream Mapping, TPM, Problem Solving, Standard Work)
  • TWI – Job Instruction
  • Six Sigma Green Belt and Black Belt Certifications
  • Maintenance Excellence Programs
  • ISO Training and Certification
  • Project Management Training
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Supervisor Bootcamp

And increase their sales:

  • Strategic Action Plan
  • Technology Solutions
  • Market Research and Voice of the Customer
  • Lead Generation
  • Website and Brand Strategies

Whether you need to grow revenue, increase production or simply acquire certifications, MRC can help!

Make one call to get your answers – Call MRC First! (610) 628-4640

Yes, I want to learn more about the Pennsylvania Defense Transition Initiative!

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Training and Certifications

MRC provides far more than certifications and funding assistance. We offer job creators access to specialized coaching, mentorship and a variety of business and marketing assistance normally outside the reach of most manufacturers.


No matter what’s happening with your business, MRC has probably seen it. We know the problems that keep CEOs up at night, and we know how to help solve them. Our staff has more than 100 years of combined experience working side-by-side with business owners to evaluate, strategize, discover and implement solutions that address both strategic growth needs and organizational transformation.

Training & Events Calendar

MRC breaks down the barriers that prohibit manufacturers from realizing their full potential. Our proven tactics and methods can help nearly any company at nearly any stage of its evolution. Whatever the hurdle – going green, becoming lean, entering new markets, rebranding the company – MRC can help you clear it.

Workforce Initiatives

Developing Future Workforce with programs like: What’s So Cool About Manufacturing®, PA Dream Team, the Inside Manufacturing Series, and Manufacturing Day.


Through our partnerships, we are able to bring the horsepower of the best-in-breed experts to you. Imagine having access to the second-largest technology institute in the world, a corps of ex-Toyota executives trained under the best Lean practitioners in the world or world-renowned business strategy groups. MRC makes it possible.

About Us

For over 30 years, Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) has helped small and mid-sized manufacturers become more competitive, adopt lean and agile processes, strategically grow their companies and invest more effectively in their existing human capital.

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