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    Reeb Millwork

    Reeb needed to improve quality and delivery. MRC provided Lean training for operators and support staff. Supervisors are now able to effectively train their personnel resulting in reduced quality issues, increased productivity and reduced training time to meet production levels.

     
  • Operational Excellence

    Rhetech

    Rhetech needed to maintain quality and keep costs competitive. MRC conducted a VSM of their production area and identified possible waste elimination and productivity improvements, resulting in a significant reduction in cycle time per unit.

     
  • Revenue Growth

    S&L Plastics

    Nazareth-based S&L Plastics requested assistance from MRC to profitably improve their sales and position them for long-term growth. MRC connected the company with third-party consultants, who helped them develop a business plan and identify new market opportunities. The result? Expanded business and improved financial performance.

     
  • Innovation

    Salimetrics, LLC

    Salimetrics, LLC, based in State College, Pennsylvania, with offices in the U.K. and distributors around the world, is a small company that supports researchers, the immunodiagnostic industry, and laboratories around the world with innovative salivary immunoassay products and services for measuring numerous hormones and biomarkers.

     
  • Training and Certifications

    Schaefer Industries Incorporated

    Schaefer Industries is an Allentown, Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of refractory shapes for metal casting. Schaefer faced many of the same problems that confront small to medium-sized manufacturers; they had a desire to grow their business.

     
  • Revenue Growth

    Sikorsky Concrete Products

    Located in Palmerton, Pennsylvania, Sikorsky Concrete provides premium ready-mixed concrete products, customized solutions, and superior customer service.

     
  • Innovation

    Solar Technology

    Solar Technology has worked with MRC on many projects, including the ISO 9001:2000 implementation and a plant layout for a new facility. MRC assisted and the company grew, expanded its innovative product line and grew its market throughout the entire U.S.

     
  • Operational Excellence

    Weatherly Casting & Machine Co.

    Weatherly Casting & Machine Co. is an iron and iron alloy foundry supplying the material handling and power generation industries, as well as pump and other durable good manufacturers. Since 1900, this Weatherly, Pennsylvania-based company has played an integral role in the evolution of industry throughout the United States.