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  • Resources for (DoD) Minimum Cybersecurity Requirements

    Posted in cybersecurity, News on December 17th, 2018

    Resources Available to Ensure Small Manufacturers Meet DoD Minimum Cybersecurity Requirements December 14, 2018 by Foundation for Manufacturing Excellence – press release This information was just published by the Foundation for Manufacturing Excellence.  All DoD contractors and subcontractors that process, store or transmit… READ MORE

  • CEO Job Posting

    Posted in News on December 5th, 2018

    The President/CEO serves as the senior officer of Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC), with responsibility for maintaining its vision, mission and core values, as well as defining and directing the organization’s resources to achieve its strategic and operational goals.

  • “What’s So Cool” Video Contest Grows Again

    Posted in News, What's So Cool Contest on December 5th, 2018

    Governor Wolfe announced a $169K Training-to-Career Grant for MRC to expand its “What’s So Cool” Video Contests into five more Pennsylvania regions. WFMZ69 News made a visit yesterday to interview Jack Pfunder, President & CEO of the Manufacturers Resource Center… READ MORE

  • ATAS International Planning New $30M Plant

    Posted in News on November 30th, 2018

    By Jon Harris and Kevin Duffy Contact Reporter Of The Morning Call November 29, 2018 ATAS International Inc. of Upper Macungie Township, a leading edge manufacturer of aluminum and steel architectural building material products for roof, wall and ceiling systems is planning to… READ MORE

  • Businesses Investing Time, Effort into STEM Ed

    Posted in “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?”, News on November 5th, 2018

    Companies are increasingly engaged in supporting initiatives that help students build skills in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

  • Business Journal Features MRC 30th Anniversary

    Posted in News on August 29th, 2018

    The Lehigh Valley Business Journal published a feature article entitled, “Manufacturers tap MRC for advice, training and connections.”  This article can be viewed on their digital news site,

  • $1M State Grant for Sheet Metal School in Hamburg

    Posted in News on August 29th, 2018

    BerksBIZ By Wendy Solomon Posted August 23, 2018 at 11:06 AM Sheet Metals Workers Local 19 was awarded the grant to build the post-secondary school at 102 Windsor Ave., which is expected to cost $2.6 million. The 12,000-square-foot facility will… READ MORE

  • EnerSys to Increase its Aerospace and Defense Business

    Posted in News on August 29th, 2018

    BerksBIZ By Wendy Solomon Posted August 24, 2018 at 10:38 AM “We are experiencing strong demand for advanced batteries for multiple advanced weapon platforms, as well as order growth for tactical vehicles, satellites and missile defense systems,” David M. Shaffer,… READ MORE

  • Craft Brewers 7th Annual Meeting of the Malts

    Posted in News on August 29th, 2018

    Lehigh Valley Business Journal By Brian Pedersen Posted August 24, 2018 at 10:57 AM More than 500 people gathered for the seventh annual Meeting of the Malts at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem on Thursday, August 23rd, to celebrate… READ MORE

  • Preparing for Smart Manufacturing

    Posted in News, Smart Manufacturing on August 6th, 2018

    Published June 6, 2018 | Industry Today What exactly is Smart Manufacturing and how do manufacturers get ready for it?  If you ever wondered about this next revolution in manufacturing, you will appreciate this comprehensive feature article written by California… READ MORE