Client Success Stories

S&L Plastics

S&L Plastics is a manufacturer of injection molded; profile extruded, and sheet extruded plastic parts. The company is very diverse producing its own line of products as well as serving as a job shop for other manufacturers requiring plastic component parts....

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Rhetech is a reconditioner, modifier, and restorer of semitool equipment that is used in the cleaning and plating of wafers for the semiconductor industry. The company, founded in 1993, employs about 50 people in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania. Situation The company needs...

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Reeb Millwork

After a fire destroyed the company’s Connecticut property in the mid 1930’s, Reeb relocated to Bethlehem, Pa. The company continued its operation until it was sold in 1963 to Whittier Ruhle. In 1979, it was purchased by the Ruhle and Kerr families. The two families...

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Reading Electric

Reading Electric, employs 50, manufactures specialty electronic equipment and remanufactures electric motors to serve the industrial customers in the Reading area. The company is vertically integrated and prides itself in meeting or exceeding customer requirements....

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ProtoCAM is a rapid prototyping company, using advanced technologies such as stereolithography (SLA), selective laser sintering (SLS), machined castings, urethane molding, urethane casting, and rapid tooling to create prototype parts for designers and engineers in...

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Apollo Metals

Apollo Metals, Ltd. located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania employs nearly 125 people to produce chrome, nickel, brass, and copper plated steel, among a variety of pre-polished and non-ferrous metals. These metals have applications for a broad range of mass-produced...

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Ashland Technologies

Ashland Technologies is a contract manufacturer of machined and fabricated parts. It also manufactures and distributes its own branded line of fuel filter systems for all diesel applications. They employ about 20 people in Schuylkill county.. Situation Currently, the...

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Bailey Wood Products

Bailey Wood Products of Kempton, Pennsylvania in historic Berks County, has a well-established history in the Kempton area. The company is currently in the fourth generation of family ownership. The Bailey family started the business in 1928, then known as Bailey...

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Bally Block

Celebrating its 80th year in business, Bally Block is a long-surviving manufacturer of wood products, including butcher blocks, kitchen countertops, and gaming table and furniture tops. What makes the Berks County firm unique is its ability to manufacture a variety of...

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Bally Ribbon Mills

Bally Ribbon Mills is a Bally, Pennsylvania customized manufacturer of tape and narrow fabric products. The company's products meet military specifications for webbing, parachute, and ballooning applications, and it also produces orthopedic and prosthetic webbing for...

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Bracalente Manufacturing

Bracalente Manufacturing Company, located in Trumbauersville, Pa., employs 170 people and has been family owned since 1950. Bracalente is a leader in precision machined parts providing contract manufacturing solutions to world-class customers in the medical,...

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Innovative Office

MRC conducts Kaizen and VSM at Innovative Office to achieve significant outcomes in productivity, reduction in floor space, and WIP inventory Innovative Office Products is the leading manufacturer of ergonomic, space-saving arms and mounts for flat panel monitors,...

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MRC provides far more than certifications and funding assistance. We offer job creators access to specialized coaching, mentorship and a variety of business and marketing assistance normally outside the reach of most manufacturers.


No matter what’s happening with your business, MRC has probably seen it. We know the problems that keep CEOs up at night, and we know how to help solve them. Our staff has more than 100 years of combined experience working side-by-side with business owners to evaluate, strategize, discover and implement solutions that address both strategic growth needs and organizational transformation.

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MRC breaks down the barriers that prohibit manufacturers from realizing their full potential. Our proven tactics and methods can help nearly any company at nearly any stage of its evolution. Whatever the hurdle – going green, becoming lean, entering new markets, rebranding the company – MRC can help you clear it.

Workforce Initiatives

Developing Future Workforce with programs like: What’s So Cool About Manufacturing®, PA Dream Team, the Inside Manufacturing Series, and Manufacturing Day.


Through our partnerships, we are able to bring the horsepower of the best-in-breed experts to you. Imagine having access to the second-largest technology institute in the world, a corps of ex-Toyota executives trained under the best Lean practitioners in the world or world-renowned business strategy groups. MRC makes it possible.

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For over 30 years, Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) has helped small and mid-sized manufacturers become more competitive, adopt lean and agile processes, strategically grow their companies and invest more effectively in their existing human capital.

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