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    Piramal Critical Care

    Piramal Critical Care is a Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based business unit of Piramal Pharma, the world’s third-largest producer of inhaled anesthetics and a primary player in hospital generics. The company is committed to delivering critical care solutions for patients and healthcare providers across the globe.

     
  • Revenue Growth

    ProtoCAM

    This project was a cooperative effort between ProtoCAM, MRC, and DVIRC. ProtoCAM worked with MRC to create and launch a new website in 2004, which is currently ranked in the top 30 on Google.

     
  • Revenue Growth

    Reading Electric

    Reading Electric wanted to improve their marketing approach and attack new opportunities. MRC identified ways to improve sales and markets. Reading Electric increased their outside sales force with an emphasis on Electrical Service Contracting in their areas of high business concentration.

     
  • Training and Certifications

    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.