MRC - Manufacturers Resource Center




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.

NOTE: MANUFACTURERS RESOURCE CENTER  will continue to follow the procurement requirement of OMB circular A-110 during the grace period allowed in the Uniform Guidelines until 6/30/2018.

Association for Manufacturing Excellence
Dedicated to the journey of continuous improvement and enterprise excellence

Ben Franklin Technology Partners
With four chapters throughout the state, BFTP is one of the nation’s most successful technology-based economic development programs.

Enterprise Systems Partners, Inc.
ESPI helps businesses execute operational and information systems solutions.

Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber is the voice of the
business community in the Greater Lehigh Valley region.

Greater Reading
Chamber of Commerce

The business voice of Greater Reading and a catalyst for a vibrant, growing community.

Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation
If you’re interested in learning more about doing business here, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation is the best place to start.

Iacocca Institute
Based at Lehigh University, the Iacocca Institute provides innovative leadership, applied management and cross-cultural learning experiences.

Industrial Resource Center
The IRC Network represents the seven private, nonprofit Industrial Resource Centers located strategically throughout the Commonwealth.

Kutztown University
Kutztown University is a public university located in Kutztown, Pennslvania.

Lehigh Carbon Community College
A two-year community college, LCCC is a valuable part of the Lehigh Valley’s education ecosystem.

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute
LCTI prepares students with the academic and technical knowledge needed to succeed.

Lehigh University
A premier residential research university, ranked in the nation’s top tier of schools each year.

Lehigh Valley PREP
The Lehigh Valley is the third-largest region in Pennsylvania and fastest growing, consisting of Lehigh & Northampton counties

Lehigh Valley SBDC
The Lehigh University SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs.

Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board
The Lehigh Valley Workforce Investment Board is designed to ensure the region retains a world-class, competitive workforce.

Manufacturing Extension Partnership
The MEP is a catalyst for strengthening American manufacturing.

The MidAtlantic Trade Adjustment Assistance Center has been charted by the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

National Institute of Standards and Technology
One of the nation’s oldest physical science laboratories. NIST is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Northampton Community College
For over 40 years, NCC has helped students of all ages and backgrounds answer one of life’s biggest questions.

Northeast PREP
Northeast PREP consists of Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne counties

Penn State University
Penn State is a multicampus public research university dedicated to improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities.

Pennsylvania CareerLink
CareerLink provides access to workforce development and independent living services.

Pennsylvania DCED
The Department of Community & Economic Development is responsible for fostering opportunities for businesses to succeed and thrive.

Engaging, guiding and empowering businesses and organizations throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.

Reading Area Community College
Reading Area Community College is a public community college serving the greater Reading area and Berks County.

Southeast PREP
Southeast PREP Region consists of Berks, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia counties

Eastern PA SEWN
The Strategic Early Warning Network (SEWN) provides specialized turnaround consulting services to support manufacturing companies.