The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce is helping to identify and coordinate possible resources in our region from those businesses that may be able to assist with the effort. The specific needs are associated with the production of ventilators. If your business is capable of providing any of the following items, please email Jason Fink at email@example.com or call 570-320-4213…. Read More
Manufacturers as well as federal, state and local agencies need critical products that are in short supply to ensure our nation’s health and safety as well as our national and economic security. Small and medium-sized manufacturers are especially challenged with sustaining operations in light of current conditions and forced closings. There is a widespread challenge… Read More
If you have been designated “non-essential” as a result of Governor Wolf’s announcement on March 19th, you can request a closure waiver at: RAfirstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact the Administration with questions about whether you need to close at: email@example.com. Click here for Governor Wolf’s Classification List of Life Sustaining Businesses PDF.
We received an urgent request from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) on behalf of the White House seeking manufacturers that can produce critically needed supplies for the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you strongly consider taking this survey or helping to contact your members and/or clients asking them to complete. Critical… Read More
IMC has had several phone calls since yesterday from manufacturers asking if they were considered essential or nonessential. You ARE essential and we are here to serve you. Let us know how we can help! “Essential services and sectors include but are not limited to food processing, agriculture, industrial manufacturing, feed mills, construction, trash collection,… Read More
IMPORTANT BUSINESS SURVEY NEEDED ON THE EFFECT OF CORONAVIRUS ON PENNSYLVANIA BUSINESSES In order for a Disaster Declaration for Pennsylvania to be declared, the Department of Community and Economic Development needs to understand the impact of businesses who are being affected by the Coronavirus to have access to U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest federal disaster loans… Read More
IBISWorld analysts identify the industry impacts of the Coronavirus and China’s stalled economy. This disruption in the International Supply Chain presents new challenges as ripple effects continue. Contact IMC if you are experiencing these challenges. Access the article here: Industry Impacts of the Coronavirus
“What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Sponsors Support Central Susquehanna Student Video Contest Inaugural Year
Central Susquehanna Region Expands the Popular Contest in Five New PA Counties Williamsport, PA – March 3, 2020 – The Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) is proud to announce sponsors for the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” (WSCM) Central Susquehanna student video contest for their inaugural year as one of 16 regional contests across Pennsylvania in… Read More
With the global spread of COVID-19 (the coronavirus disease), IMC is providing educational guides and support for our manufacturing clients to help them plan, prepare and protect their operations. Here are a few resources if you’re concerned about the impact of COVD-19: Centers for Disease Control (CDC) COVID-19 Home Page CDC What You Need to… Read More
IMC’s Executive Director, Dan Manetta joined Fred Keller at long-time client Ralph S. Alberts Co., Inc. last week for a tour of their manufacturing facilities. Click here for the Fox56 WOLF TV news story.