Below is a real story with multiple timely and important messages from one of our area manufacturing leaders who has chosen to remain anonymous. One of the important messages… Yes, it’s important to be as efficient as possible in how we do things (continual process improvement). But if we want sustainable success, we also have… Read More
This is a good, short article ultimately about sales and marketing. Easily transferrable in terms of segmenting customers and identifying the kinds of touches that drive interactions and opportunities. The True Origin of Value Creation by Dan Blacharski
Thanks to Rob Bargo and Videon Central for hosting IMC and Congressman Tom Marino for Manufacturing Day 2018. Videon, located in State College, PA, develops software and designs hardware for AV products worldwide. Through relationships with companies like Intel, Sony, Samsung and Lufthansa Technik, Videon works with a broad range of industries, from aviation and… Read More
The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Safety 2017 Annual Report is available now at the link below. “The report demonstrates our program’s commitment to workplace safety, superior customer service, innovation, and excellence in carrying out the provisions of the Workers’ Compensation Act.” PA Department of Labor & Industry
I recently met with Sam Sawyer, Employer Relations Specialist at UPMC Susquehanna to learn more about their Healthy Partners Program. UPMC Susquehanna is the primary healthcare provider in the communities they serve. So they know it is in their best interest to provide wellness programs to raise awareness of the services they provide to improve… Read More
The Innovative Manufacturers Center (IMC), which is part of a public-private partnership that provides U.S. manufacturers with access to resources they need to succeed, today announced findings from its 2017 program impact survey. Each year, clients are surveyed using an independent third-party to document the economic impact of the services provided by Manufacturing Extension Partnership… Read More
Voting is underway for the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? project. Check out the videos by clicking here and cast your vote today!
For almost 30 years, IMC has been helping Central Pennsylvania manufacturers become more innovative, productive and profitable. We have been able to do this, in part, due to support from the U.S. Department of Commerce, NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership program. A recent study by the W.E. Upjohn Institute found that the MEP Program generates a… Read More
IMC’s federal sponsor, NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership, releases national network impact results for 2017. By Carroll Thomas 2/05/18 I am proud to announce the MEP National Network impact results for 2017. These results are truly impressive. Last year, this streamlined program with 51 MEP Centers located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, interacted directly… Read More
Are you a Department of Defense contractor? This video, created by our sister center in Georgia, provides a step-by-step guide on how government contractors can achieve compliance with the new cybersecurity requirements established by the U.S. Department of Defense. Not sure if you’re in compliance? Contact IMC, we can help.