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  • LVB Press – MRC Enters Its 25th Year

    Posted in News on February 18th, 2013

    Group has spent 25 years manufacturing solutions This article appeared in the Lehigh Valley Business journal ( on January 3, 2013  By Brian Pedersen Through strategic planning, investments and partnerships, one regional organization wants to accelerate economic growth for manufacturers…. READ MORE

  • The Value of Training

    Posted in News on February 18th, 2013

    We need to gradually change the short-term focus of training to a longer term focus of continuous improvement in order to truly gain the benefits of a globally integrated and lean supply chain. The Value of Training Feb. 11, 2013… READ MORE

  • MRC Press – Manufacturers urged to share knowledge

    Posted in News on November 15th, 2012

    As appeared in Lehigh Valley Business … November 15. 2012 11:48 AM | Manufacturers urged to share knowledge | By Brian Pedersen | As aging employees leave the workforce, how do employers capture their specialized knowledge? A knowledge building seminar at… READ MORE

  • New Technologies Offer Hope for American Manufacturing – Industry Week Article

    Posted in News on September 6th, 2012

    Advanced robotics systems and other technologies promise to reinvigorate U.S. manufacturing.  Robotics, artificial intelligence, 3D printing and nanotechnology are disruptive technologies that could lead to a stronger manufacturing sector. Wed, 2012-08-22 10:52 Michele Nash-Hoff, president, ElectroFab Sales While the state… READ MORE

  • Inc. 500 Names Ash/Tec One of Fastest-Growing for 4th Consecutive Year

    Posted in News on August 28th, 2012

     Ashland Technologies, Inc. on Inc. 500/5000 Four Years in a Row Tripled Employment Since List Debut Inc. Magazine Unveils 31st Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 5000 PENNSYLVANIA, August 21, 2012 – Inc. magazine today awarded… READ MORE

  • ATAS International, Inc. – Manufacturer of the Week

    Posted in News on August 27th, 2012

    Congratulations!  ATAS International, Inc. Make It In America “Manufacturer of the Week,” Every week NIST-MEP features an MEP manufacturer “Make It In America.”  Manufacturers from around the country are developing innovative products, reaching exciting markets and hiring America’s best workforce. … READ MORE

  • Governor’s Manufacturing Advisory Council Report

    Posted in News on August 27th, 2012

    Manufacturers Resource Center Announces Governor’s Manufacturing Advisory Council Report Greater Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania: The Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC), one of 24 members of the Governor’s Manufacturing Advisory Council, announced today that the group has sent its recommendations to Governor Tom… READ MORE

  • FREE Marcellus Shale Directory Listings

    Posted in News on June 19th, 2012

    Interested in FREE ADVERTISING? The Marcellus Shale Online Directory is live and they are accepting free listings for any business or organization that wishes to target customers in the Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale Region.  They are offering premium, high-end listings, featuring business… READ MORE

  • UPS Freight & Savings Program

    Posted in News on June 12th, 2012

    UPS Freight ® Savings Program Friends of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) can now receive a minimum 70% discount on UPS Freight LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) services, with participating members saving an average of $500 per shipment* off net shipping charges. Once… READ MORE