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.
The MEP National Network helps small and mid-sized manufacturers succeed in today’s technology-driven economy. It includes the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP), 51 MEP Centers across the United States and Puerto Rico, and a network of 1,300 trusted advisors and experts at nearly 600 MEP service locations. This comprehensive network provides resources and support to any U.S. manufacturer to help them thrive.
Client-Reported Engagement Impact: July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023
Data gathered by the Fors Marsh Group via Independent Survey; Verified by U.S. Department of Commerce
JOBS CREATED AND RETAINED
INVESTED IN EXPANSION AND MODERNIZATION
NEW AND RETAINED SALES
MRC is a not-for-profit public/private partnership dedicated to creating manufacturing jobs and economic opportunity in eastern Pennsylvania’s Lehigh, Northampton, Schuylkill, Carbon and Berks counties.
MRC partners with leading economic development agencies, consultants and strategists to offer local manufacturers world-class assistance – bypassing the typical barriers to entry. Our goal is to connect companies in MRC’s service area (the Lehigh Valley and beyond) with the best help that their budget permits.
Read what our customers are saying about us.
What surprised me the most was the level of creativity, pure scientific knowledge and skill that MRC helped make happen.
President, Ashland Technologies
MRC really spent a great deal of time with us to understand our business and help us with the vision and tools to turn our business around.
President, Bailey Wood Products
Technologically, MRC gives companies the assets they need to stay in business and pursue other avenues.
President, Bally Ribbon Mills
CLIENT SUCCESS STORIES
MRC has helped hundreds of manufacturing companies throughout Pennsylvania. Read some of our client success stories and learn more about how MRC has helped manufacturing clients just like you.
MRC’s staff consists of some of the top manufacturing minds in the regions. From former CEOs to specialists in lean manufacturing and Six Sigma, we have the experience, expertise, and bandwidth to help any organization – and the connections to call upon a deep bench of external partners.
MRC is a not-for-profit public/private partnership dedicated to creating manufacturing jobs and economic opportunity in Eastern Pennsylvania’s Lehigh, Northampton, Schuylkill, Carbon and Berks counties.