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MANTEC’s Latest Connections | VALUABLE INSIGHTS INSIDE 2/21/19

Partner Training… Workforce Summit- April 16 Import Operations & Compliance Seminar- April 17 Resources… Summit Advisory Continues Sponsorship of The High Center for Family Business Automation is Reshaping Work Across America. A New Report Explores the Impact – and How Communities Might Respond Electricity Benchmark Prices & Trends Manufacturers in the News… Generation YouTube Gets […]

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Was YOUR company’s NIST assessment done properly?

Even though the deadline to be DFARS 7012/NIST 800-171 compliant passed over a year ago (December 31, 2017, to be exact), we  have noticed a significant uptick in demand for these assessments. This is because the government has tasked the large prime contractors such as Northrup and Lockheed to ensure that their suppliers have complied, […]

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Why New Doesn’t Always Mean Better

From Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things to business process automation and robotics, manufacturing in America is facing disruption from almost every facet of technology. Of course, while most of us are bombarded by marketing messages like “new and improved” that infer new is synonymous with successful and profitable, experience teaches us this isn’t […]

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How to Create Accurate and Consistent Proposals

In the business world, it is critical to get a sales proposal — sometimes referred to as a business proposal — absolutely right. It’s important to understand that a business “proposal” isn’t the same as a business “plan.” While business plans set forth new and emerging companies’ organizational features and resources to acquire funding, a […]

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How Cross-Training Employees Can Change Your Business for the Better

If you’re a manufacturer, you probably don’t need to be reminded that you’re also in the customer relations business. From fulfilling last-minute rush orders to working with your suppliers to get the best materials at the best price, you know that being agile and responsive goes hand-in-hand with maintaining your competitive edge. However, your workforce […]

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How to Identify Manufacturing Bottlenecks

From a busy intersection at rush hour to security check-ins at airports, we’re surrounded by bottlenecks. In real-world scenarios, since most of us are forced to navigate bottlenecks every day, it’s easy to forget how costly they can be to businesses. Of course, nowhere is the impact of bottlenecks more closely tied to cash flow […]

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We’re Hiring! Marketing and Events Coordinator

We need a top-notch, detail-oriented Coordinator to assist the Marketing Manager with event planning and marketing initiatives! Primary duties will include coordination of all event logistics and social media functions. You will create meaningful strategic content to engage and inspire our manufacturing audience. With guidance from a team, you will independently organize and oversee at […]

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IMC APPI Energy Procurement Partnership

IMC has endorsed APPI Energy to provide data-driven procurement solutions that reduce and manage electricity and natural gas supply costs for members on an ongoing basis.  Every day, APPI Energy identifies the wide range of energy supplier prices across the U.S. and utilizes that data to provide the lowest process available among many vetted, competing… Read More

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IMC Welcomes Jeff Kopenitz as Director of Business Excellence to its Team

IMC is excited to welcome Jeff Kopenitz, Lean Master, to IMC’s team.  Jeff will hold the position of Director of Business Excellence. Jeff has been working with IMC for many years as a third-party consultant and has now joined the team as a staff member effective February 1st. WILLIAMSPORT, PA – The Innovative Manufacturers’ Center… Read More

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What’s So Cool About Manufacturing Program Featured in IndustryWeek

The What’s So Cool About Manufacturing (WSCM) program is an annual video contest to excite middle school students across Pennsylvania to explore cool manufacturing careers and product profiles of manufacturing companies. Click here to read IndustryWeek story. To learn more about the WSCM program in IMC’s 12-county region, contact Lauri Moon at laurim@imcpa.com or 570-329-3200×8085.

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