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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.

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    East Penn Manufacturing

    Finding the right match financially and strategically became of extreme importance to East Penn.  They found that match in MRC, which immediately impressed East Penn with its experience, capabilities and domain expertise.

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    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.

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    Lynar Corporation

    Lynar Corporation is a small, family owned manufacturer in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a focus on the machining of castings.

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    American Polarizers, Inc.

    API is a high-end manufacturer of polarized optical filters and a Ben Franklin Technology Partners Innovation Award Winner.

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    MISCO Products

    MISCO Products is a Reading, Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of liquid cleaning chemicals used primarily in exclusive branding for the janitorial sanitation, food service, education, healthcare and other commercial and industrial markets

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    Berks Packing Co., Inc.

    Berks Packing is a family owned meat processor located in Reading, PA and they turned to MRC for Inventory/Process Improvement, Six Sigma training, and Strategic Preventive Maintenance training.

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    Bally Ribbon Mills

    Bally Ribbon Mills in Bally, PA specializes in engineered woven webbing, tapes, and specialty fabrics. They turned to MRC-led Six Sigma Green Belt/Lean Master implementations for projects that yielded a 30% overall reduction in waste, reduced rejections by 80% and reduced an internal rejection rate by 92%.

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    SOLO Laboratories, Inc.

    SOLO engaged MRC in a number of training capacities, from the Manufacturing Leadership Institute and maintenance training to train-the-trainer courses. They began, though, with the Human Resource forum to learn from other organizations.

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    Precision Roll Grinders

    Precision engaged MRC for a range of training and support services, from Six Sigma training and Data Collection Support, to 5S Implementation and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T). Their personnel also took part in MRC’s CEO, CFO, and HR forums, as well as various COVID Information webinars.