MRC - Manufacturers Resource Center



  • Report on Manufacturing Credentials in the U.S.

    Posted in Credentialing, News on July 25th, 2018

    New Study Finds that the Manufacturing Industry Struggles with the Value and Effectiveness of Manufacturing Credentials in the U.S.  Workcred just released a new report (Examining the Quality, Market Value, and Effectiveness of Manufacturing Credentials in the United States) funded by NIST MEP. The report examines how… READ MORE

  • LVEDC Releases New Talent Supply Report

    Posted in News, Talent Supply on July 25th, 2018

    The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) recently released their year-long study that identifies regional talent and supply issues and identifies wide-ranging strategies to grow, recruit, develop and retain talent in the Lehigh Valley.  You may view and download… READ MORE

  • MRC CEO to Retire in 2019

    Posted in Jack Pfunder, News on July 24th, 2018

    Jerry Salamone, Reporter The Morning Call July 24, 2018 Today The Morning Call officially announced the retirement of Jack E. Pfunder, President and CEO of the Manufacturers Resource Center since 2005. Jack plans to retire in June of 2019.  To… READ MORE

  • Fundamentals of Manufacturing Course Offers Career Change

    Posted in News on July 23rd, 2018

    By Brian Pedersen, July 18, 2018 at 11:52 AM The Manufacturers Resource Center is starting courses on The Fundamentals of Manufacturing, a pilot program at Lehigh Carbon Community College, and was interviewed by the Lehigh Valley Business Journal. To… READ MORE

  • New Fundamentals of Manufacturing Certificate Program

    Posted in News on July 23rd, 2018

    Anthony Salamone, Reporter The Morning Call July 18, 2018, 6:00 AM MRC and LCCC developed a Fundamentals of Manufacturing Certificate program, which begins Sept. 6, and is open to high school grads, holders of GED diplomas, or people looking to… READ MORE

  • Jurassic Thrills from AshTec

    Posted in News on June 23rd, 2018

    Playing a Role in Jurassic Park Virtual Reality Experience Posted 4:42 pm, June 21, 2018, by Chase Senior Our very own Schuylkill County manufacturing colleagues at Ashland Technolgies, Inc., made the news again “Turning Metal into Thrills!” in association with… READ MORE

  • Gary Bender of The CFO Solution Attends World Health Event

    Posted in News on June 14th, 2018

    Area exec offers affordability advice at world health event By Brian Pedersen, May 28, 2018 at 7:00 AM This article appeared on the digital website and featured Gary Bender, founder and CEO of The CFO Solution in Quakertown.  Gary was one… READ MORE

  • Forces Mobilize to Start Manufacturing Training Program

    Posted in News on June 13th, 2018

    Forces mobilize to start manufacturing training program By JENNIFER MARANGOS, June 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM   The Greater Lehigh Valley recently was named the beneficiary of a $135,000 state grant designed to help improve the viability of the region’s manufacturers by… READ MORE

  • What’s So Cool PA Statewide Video Winners

    Posted in “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?”, News on May 7th, 2018

    Wolf Administration Announces Winners of First Annual Statewide “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Student Video Contest Awards May 2, 2018 Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and the… READ MORE

  • Wall Street Journal: Manufacturing Strongest Jobs Increase in Three Years

    Posted in News, Wall Street Journal on April 4th, 2018

    Manufacturing Industry Has Strongest Jobs Increase in Three Years Firms across the U.S. added 241,000 workers last month, according to ADP and Moody’s Analytics By Austen Hufford  April 4, 2018 8:35 a.m. ET Good news on the manufacturing front.  According… READ MORE