Recently there has been an increasing number of misleading energy salespeople soliciting customers via telephone in order to switch their supplier contracts without informed consent. This unethical and possibly illegal activity, called “slamming,” can cause a customer to be assessed an early contract termination fee. Click here to learn how to protect your company from… Read More
Supply Chain Catalog Information Requested for Mining/Construction and Oil & Gas Industries As part of the CorePA Global initiative, SAP&DC along with several of our colleague organizations, North Central PA Regional Commission and Northwest PA Regional Commission, are working on supply chain catalogs for several upcoming trade events taking place in early 2016. What is… Read More
Congratulations to Mission Critical Partners and DiamondBack Truck Covers for being named a Top PA Business. Click HERE to read the full article in Inc. 5000.
Innovative Manufacturers Center (IMC) is seeking a Business Advisor with a passion for being part of Central Pennsylvania’s manufacturing success. To be considered, you must have proven success calling on manufacturing business leaders. Candidate is able to conduct high-level interviews to determine areas where IMC can help manufacturing clients succeed in business strategy/growth, process/ continuous… Read More
IMC works with Gilson Boards, a Union County manufacturer and leader in revolutionizing snowboarding design and production, on product innovation and manufacturing process improvement. GILSON SNOWBOARDS from Gilson Boards on Vimeo.
The Difference Between Ordinary and Extraordinary Manufacturers Football legend Jimmy Johnson is credited with the phrase, “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just that little extra.” If I were the CEO of a U.S. manufacturer, this is the mentality that I would like my team to adopt as well. So what’s the difference between… Read More
The Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) is searching for a full-time Executive Director/CEO to conduct the affairs of the Corporation. Individual will provide leadership and direction to IMC in Strategy and Planning; Customer, Market & Program Development; Sponsor & Partner Communications and Service Delivery. IMC is a technology oriented non-profit organization supported by state, federal and… Read More
Supply Chain flexibility, capability and responsiveness are important benefits for competitive advantage. This infographic shows how supply chains power U.S. Manufacturing by promoting a better flow of product from suppliers to customers resulting in reduced costs, improved quality and shortened lead times. Supply Chains [Infographic] by NIST MEP
IMC has named Keith D. Atherholt, President/Partner, Lewis Lumber Products and Terri L. Fry, President Fabrication and Strategic Planning, Jersey Shore Steel to its board of directors. Read More…
For more than 27 years, manufacturers and other businesses of all sizes and types have benefited from using the Baldrige Excellence Framework. The newly released 2015–2016 Baldrige Excellence Framework and its Criteria for Performance Excellence address all key areas of manufacturing and are compatible with other performance improvement initiatives, such as ISO 9000, Lean, and… Read More