MRC News

Shawn Furman, New AMT Strategy Manager at MRC

The Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) announced today the addition of Shawn Furman of Fogelsville, PA to the staff of MRC.  Shawn joins MRC as Advanced Manufacturing Technology Strategy Manager to lead and guide manufacturers in advanced technologies that enhance quality, boost productivity, encourage innovation, and reduce production time. Today that also includes digital transformation, automation and robotics, and IT integration that enables innovation and smart manufacturing, driving extraordinary outcomes for customers.

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MRC Promotes Jeffrey Long to Chief Financial Officer

MRC Promotes Jeffrey Long to Chief Financial Officer A financial professional with the right combination of leadership, people skills, and business acumen For Immediate Release                           Manufacturers Resource Center                                   ...

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Karen Buck Promoted to Director, Workforce Initiatives

Karen Buck is Promoted to Director, Workforce Initiatives and Manufacturing Leadership Institute (MLI) at MRC For Immediate Release                           Manufacturers Resource Center                                      7200A Windsor Drive | Allentown, PA  18106...

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East Penn Manufacturing Celebrates 75th Anniversary

People are the ‘heart of the company’ at East Penn Manufacturing East Penn Manufacturing puts the focus on employees as it marks its 75th anniversary Reading Eagle By Donna Rovins LYONS — East Penn Manufacturing is marking a major milestone in the company’s history —...

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LVB.com Interviews MRC CEO, Rich Hobbs

A Conversation With: Richard Hobbs, president and CEO of the Manufacturers Resource Center of the Lehigh Valley Lehigh Valley Business (LVB.com) By: Stacy Wescoe September 27, 2022 1:53 pm https://bit.ly/3RfviRf (may require login) LVB: Are supply chain issues...

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2022 Manufacturing Forum

2022 Manufacturing Forum (MRC 1st Annual Manufacturing Forum)   October 11, 2022 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Breakfast | Networking 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Program Location: Delta Hotel by Marriott Allentown Lehigh Valley 7736 Adrienne Drive Breinigsville, PA  18031 Directions...

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Just Released! PA Manufacturing Playbook

PA Manufacturing Advisory Council Releases Playbook for Competitiveness   On August 31, 2022, the Pennsylvania Manufacturing Advisory Council, a nonpartisan partnership of manufacturers and industry experts, released Pennsylvania’s Manufacturing Competitiveness...

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Evonik: New Allentown Innovation Hub

"A big deal": Gov. Wolf hails investment, new jobs, at new Allentown Innovation Hub 91.3 WLVR Lehigh Valley NPR By Ryan Kneller September 1, 2022 Evonik, an international leader in specialty chemicals manufacturing, celebrated its new Allentown Innovation Hub. They...

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Gene Kaschak Promoted to Vice President

Gene Kaschak Promoted to Vice President, Continuous Improvement & Leadership Development Strategy     For Immediate Release September 7, 2022 Manufacturers Resource Center 7200A Windsor Drive Allentown, PA  18106   Allentown, PA - The Manufacturers...

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Diane Lewis Promoted to Vice President

Diane Lewis Promoted to Vice President, Manufacturing Solutions & Center Operations     For Immediate Release September 7, 2022    Manufacturers Resource Center 7200A Windsor Drive | Allentown, PA  18106    Allentown, PA - The Manufacturers Resource...

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Competes Act Major Step Forward for Manufacturers

      For Immediate Release July 13, 2022 Manufacturers Resource Center 7200A Windsor Drive | Allentown, PA 18106 Competes Act Major Step Forward for Manufacturers Includes Huge Investment in Domestic Production of Semiconductors Bolsters Manufacturing,...

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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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Workforce Initiatives

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

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