The Evolution of IMC

When first launched 25 years ago, IMC brought national best practices, lean and continuous improvement and technology transfer to small manufacturers, enabling them to compete more effectively in the global economy.

IMC - 25 Years of Helping Central Pennsylvania Manufacturers

Over the years, growth services, information technology and marketing took center stage. Today, it’s clear that innovation, marketing and continuous improvement are keys for any successful Pennsylvania manufacturer.


1988-2003: “The Industrial Modernization Center”

  • National Best Practices
  • Technology Transfer
  • Lean and Continuous Improvement

2004-2012: “Business Strategies and Solutions”

  • Business Growth Services
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing Support

2013-Tomorrow: “Innovative Manufacturers’ Center”

  • Innovation
  • Marketing and Business Growth
  • Lean and Continuous Improvement