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Fundamentals of Maintenance Management

Fundamentals of Maintenance Management is one of six classes in the Maintenance Master Certification Course and is offered to the public on a limited basis based on availability. In order to help participants learn to lead a maintenance organization, this module...

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2017 CFO of the Year Winners

2017 CFO of the Year winners September 19, 2017 at 8:00 AM   The Lehigh Valley Business CFO of the Year Awards program celebrates the Greater Lehigh Valley's financial executives at all levels who contribute to the success of the region's economic growth...

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MRC CFO Forum Featured on

Using the numbers to your company’s best advantage By Brian Pedersen, September 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM interviews Gary Bender of CFO Solutions. Gary facilitates MRC's popular CFO Forum for senior financial executives. Senior-level financial executives looking for...

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Vizinex RFID is Expanding

Radio frequency ID manufacturer to add equipment, expand to new location By Brian Pedersen, September 27, 2017 at 11:29 AM This is an article of interest published by Vizinex RFID, which makes radio frequency identification tags for a variety of industries,...

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Artificial Intelligence On Its Way

SOONER THAN YOU THINK Artificial intelligence is on its way, and it will revolutionize manufacturing By Brian Pedersen, October 2, 2017 at 8:00 AM This is an article we want you to see.  By automating factories, manufacturers have the opportunity to increase...

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8 Steps to Prevent Employee Theft and Fraud

Manufacturers: 8 Steps to Prevent Employee Theft & Fraud Posted by Concannon Miller on Thu, Jul 13, 2017 This is an article we found on Concannon Miller's blog.  Thought you would be interested to know how costly this is and what you can do to prevent it. Internal...

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Low Cost Loans and Grants for Manufacturers

Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) Loans For a limited time only, the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) is offering qualifying businesses loans at a 2% interest rate, fixed for the full term of the loan. Three months ago PIDA also...

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Training and Certifications

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.

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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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