Thanks to Wirerope Works for hosting the quarterly Manufacturing Applications Knowledge Exchange (M.A.K.E.) Forum meeting and providing participants with a tour of their facility.
Posts by Lauri Moon
The Board of Directors of Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) has named Dan Manetta as its Executive Director/CEO effective January 1st, 2016. Manettta has more than 20 years’ experience in strategic planning consulting, professional instruction on leadership and management topics and developing corporate training and education programs in both the manufacturing and service industries. He is… Read More
Check out the newly released video highlighting our manufacturing client, Gilson Boards. IMC, along with our IRC Network partners, is leading a statewide initiative to help manufacturers implement and utilize an open innovation business model. To learn more about Open Innovation, contact IMC’s Russ Lawrence at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-326-9467 x8074.
Milton Steel, a Milton, PA-based subsidiary of Acrow Bridge, Milton Steel manufactures modular Acrow bridges and other fabricated structural steel products. SITUATION Like many small and mid-sized manufacturers, Milton Steel understood its market well and produced high-quality products, but the company recognized a need to enhance its ability to improve its operations quickly enough to… Read More
(MH&L – Staff: 11-20-15) In order for the U.S. manufacturing sector to remain competitive it must continue to invest in advanced technology. A new study conducted by Deloitte ToucheTohmatsu Limited’s (Deloitte Global) Global Consumer & Industrial Products industry group and the U.S. Council on Competitiveness (CoC) that was drawn from dozens of face-to-face interviews with chief technology officers, chief research… Read More
“Made in the USA” marketing demonstrates your company’s commitment to a better quality of life for local workers and stronger economies for the communities in which your facilities are located. (IW – Rich Regole: 11-24-15) “Made in the USA” marketing makes smart business sense. U.S. manufacturers are discovering that home-grown production has increasing financial… Read More
PA Dept. of Community & Economic Development needs your help to ensure every eligible PA project is included in the Governor’s Cup entry. Entries that meet at least one (just one!) of the following criteria: 20 or more new jobs created, $1M or more in investment (construction cost, land and building), 20,000 sq ft or… Read More
So What Exactly is Smart Manufacturing? – Manufacturing Innovation Blog By Tab Wilkins on November 6, 2015 “Some of the implications for small manufacturers is that retail customers, OEMs and business-to-business customers will all have to face this integration of OT and IT to stay a valued part of the supply chain as an integrated… Read More
Williamsport, PA- The SBA’s ScaleUp North Central Pennsylvania program held a launch event on November 4 at the Williamsport-Lycoming County Chamber of Commerce. Antonio Leta, Eastern SBA PA Director, highlighted the event. Mr. Leta, a native son of Williamsport, is responsible for SBA operations in the 40 eastern counties of PA. The event marked the… Read More
November 7, 2015 By MIKE REUTHER (email@example.com), Williamsport Sun-Gazette State lawmakers and business leaders seem to agree that Pennsylvania lags behind many other states in economic development. On Friday, several members of the House Legislative Manufacturing Caucus met locally to consider ways to improve business and industry opportunities. “It’s a great opportunity to share what’s… Read More