What’s the opposite of off-shoring manufacturing to countries where labor is cheaper? Bringing it even closer to home. That’s what Videon Central is doing with its new Manufacturing Services. Though the business has long manufactured and tested its own products, it is now opening its doors and offering Manufacturing and Testing Services to other companies… Read More
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Every year, the Pennsylvania Business Central selects and profiles the Top 100 Organizations in their 23-county readership. IMC had the honor of being selected as one of those organizations for 2015 Since 1988, IMC, a private-public partnership, has been helping Central Pennsylvania manufacturers tap into the most effective regional, state and national resources to innovate, grow and prosper…. Read More
Q 1. What is an Innovative Enterprise? Q 2. And why is innovation so directly aligned with success? An Innovative Enterprise is probably best defined as a company that can continually improve and reinvent its products and services and its work processes – both what it brings to the marketplace and how it does that… Read More
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.
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 email@example.com 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