WELCOME TO IMC: THE INNOVATIVE MANUFACTURERS' CENTER

IMC is a public-private partnership dedicated to increasing Central Pennsylvania manufacturers’ innovation, productivity and profitable growth to drive economic impact.

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INNOVATION: THE KEY TO 21ST CENTURY MANUFACTURING

The world of manufacturing is constantly changing. That's why IMC offers a wide ranges of services designed to help Central Pennsylvania manufacturers innovate – and thrive.

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BUSINESS GROWTH: SALES, MARKETING & MORE

No matter how high-quality your products are, growth only comes from smart business practices. Our experts can help you with marketing, sales training, continuity planning and more.

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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: LEAN MANUFACTURING & BEYOND

Streamlined workflows. Quality products. With IMC's continuous improvement services, including Lean manufacturing training, you can improve your processes – and your bottom line.

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FEATURED TRAINING SESSIONS

Cyber Security - Risks, Compliance & Solutions

According to IBM, small and mid-sized businesses are hit by cyber-attacks about 4,000 times a day. Manufacturing is now the second most hacked sector behind health care, with automotive-related ...

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Cyber Security - Risks, Compliance and Solutions

According to IBM, small and mid-sized businesses are hit by cyber-attacks about 4,000 times a day. Manufacturing is now the second most hacked sector behind health care, with automotive-related ...

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How to Engage Hourly Employees for Productivity Gains

An IndustryWeek Webinar Invitation Description As the manufacturing competitive landscape continues to present new demands for lower pricing and higher quality, more organizations are looking for quick and impactful solutions, ...

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Engineering Design & Prototyping Resources Available at Penn State

This webinar will cover the details of numerous programs available to the public, and will help generate ideas and calls to action for future projects. The Penn State Learning Factory (...

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Plant Optimization - Taking Control of Manufacturing Operations

Description Smart Manufacturing, IoT, Industry 4.0 -- these are all ways for companies to beat the competition. However, you can’t achieve any of these unless you have a ...

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Introduction to Financial Management

A Primer to Innovation, Productivity & Profitable Growth The right guidance can lead non-experienced professionals to sharper skills and the organization to deeper leadership. Building a successful skill base begins ...

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Lean Specialist Certificate Program

The Lean Specialist Certificate Program is a series of courses that cover the concepts and tools manufacturing professionals need to support Continuous Improvement efforts in today’s challenging work environment. ...

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Sales Growth in 2017 & Beyond

The sales profession is changing, the economy is growing...are you?  A briefing for presidents, owners and sales vice presidents who are committed to growth! Find out why: Sales Forecasting ...

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U.S. Commercial Service Doing Business in Canada Webinar Series

Canada is the largest single export market for the United States and is a highly receptive market for U.S. goods and services. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ...

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Best Practices for IoT Success

An IndustryWeek Webinar Invitation Recent research conducted by the Internet of Things Institute sponsored by SAS revealed that early adopters of IoT technologies have lessons for organizations that are just ...

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How to Move Your Company Toward Sustainability

In order to move toward more sustainable practices, industrial managers need to understand what cultural, environmental, and economic challenges exist and how to respond to them. We will review the ...

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Definition of a Solid Waste Rule Exclusion: What Does it Mean to Your Company?

The revisions of the Definition of a Solid Waste (DSW) rule are designed to encourage the reclamation of high-value waste solvents. We will explain the rule exclusion and the definition ...

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Developing an Energy Baseline for Complex Facilities

This webinar will review the steps for developing and analyzing the energy baseline at industrial facilities and large commercial buildings. We will review how to identify major energy use inputs, ...

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How to Succeed at Trade Shows & Events

Make the most of the trade show season! With Dave Mattson and Mike Montague of Sandler Training In this webinar, you will learn best practices that you can immediately implement ...

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IATF 16949 Transition Webinar

Join Chuck Blair, Regional Automotive Program Manager of DQS, Inc. will go through the highlights of the changes from TS 16949 to IATF 16949. Register

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Building Operator Certification (BOC) and Building Re-tuning (BRT)

Save $$ on Facility Operating Costs. This facility operations workshop will show you how to save energy and reduce your facility operating costs. Two parallel training tracks will focus on Building ...

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Websites: Competitive, Search Engine Friendly & Social Media Content

Managing competitive online marketing is all about choosing the right options providing the best return on investment for your organization. Join PennTAP Advanced IT as they take you through: understanding ...

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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

What is ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training? Course Description ISO requires that you conduct internal audits of your own management system. Your registrar expects your internal auditors to be ...

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Maximize Performance Through Coaching: An Executive Briefing for Presidents, Owners, Sales Managers

High performance companies build coaching into their company culture. Are you... Establishing clear coaching objectives Simply applying a band aid to your salespeople's problems Giving answers vs. seeking to understand ...

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INCOTERMS 2010 in Practice Webinar

You may know the definitions of INCOTERMS 2010 but do you know how to apply them?  Many programs present the definitions of INCOTERMS but only provide a few select ways ...

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Intellectual Property Basics

The phrase "Intellectual Property" refers generally to: patents trademarks copyrights trade secrets While people sometimes use these four categories interchangeably, they protect very different things.  And are commonly misunderstood! Failure ...

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Selling to the Government: The First Steps

Attend this information session to learn the basic principles that businesses must know in order to do business with the federal, state or local government. Topics include: How the government ...

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Internet Resources for Government Contracting

At this seminar you will learn about federal and state government contracting internet sites and resources. Sites to be searched: Vendor Registrations for State and Federal Contracting Federal Procurement Forecasts ...

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North Central PA Technology Forum

Security Threats & How to Protect Your Systems In the digital world in which we live, information is a highly valued commodity. Protecting that information should be a top priority. ...

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Williamsport Inventor's Club

The April meeting of the Williamsport Inventor's Club will feature a presentation by Fred Kluck, Regional Manager for Ben Franklin Technology Partners Northeastern Pennsylvania. Ben Franklin Technology Partners makes seed ...

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Lean Manufacturing Level One Certification - Williamsport

If you want to... Reduce waste Maximize productivity Increase responsiveness Engage your employees Then equip your people with the tools to continuously improve with this 8-day Lean Certification Program. Summary ...

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Trade Finance & Letters of Credit

The most important aspect of any transaction from the point of view of the seller is getting paid. When trading in the global market this can be complex. It is ...

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Lean Manufacturing Level One Certification

If you want to... Reduce waste Maximize productivity Increase responsiveness Engage your employees Then equip your people with the tools to continuously improve with this 8-day Lean Certification Program. Summary ...

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