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Our Mission

Your Partner and Advocate for Manufacturing, Production and Logistics in Pennsylvania and Maryland

The Manufacturers' Association is an active, vibrant member-driven organization. Our goal is to help members be more productive, more competitive, and more profitable in an ever-changing and increasingly challenging global marketplace.

Manufacturing and its affiliated businesses contribute $11 Billion to the economy in just south-central Pennsylvania alone providing employment for more than 110,000 persons. Serving as one voice in the region for all, is The Manufacturers' Association!

Our Vision an Overview of The Manufacturers' Association

We are a regional trade organization, serving more than 325 member companies located within an almost ten-county region of Pennsylvania as well as three counties in Maryland. 

We were Founded in the strength of the region's industrial roots more than a century ago, and serve as an advocate and partner for manufacturing and its related businesses and industries. We offer two types of membership: General membership for manufacturers, and Associate membership for non-manufacturers allowing many different organizations and companies to partner with us and benefit from our services. 

Group Insurance Products (Medical, Dental and Vision Plans)
Education and Training (A Comprehensive Training Curriculum)
Advocacy on Your Behalf to Government and Business Leaders
Workforce Development Programs for New or Existing Employees
A Variety of Business Surveys, HR Resources and Newsletters
Networking and Other Events in the Regional Business Community
Opportunities That Add Lasting Value to Your Organization 

Our Values A Commitment to Our Members

To treat each Association member, regardless of size, scope or location, with the same level of service and attention. To advocate and communicate within our communities and with our elected representatives in support and on behalf of all of our members. Through our programs, advocacy and relationships, to create value and help contribute to the success of our members, their employees and their stakeholders.

HR Member Hotline

COMING Tues. July 26 Wake-Up: 'Good Management: Delivering Manufacturing Excellence'
COMING AUGUST 16: Are You Ready for the New ISO9001:2015 Requirements?
2016-2017 Apprenticeship Program Courses Now Open for Registration!
3PL Freight Services Partnership Offers Savings for Association Members!
Why Pay Transparency is a Requirement, NOT An Option
Help Strengthen Your Association: Do Business With a Member!
Association Joins the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance
Region's Only Manufacturing Apprentice Employer Consortia Program!

All Classes Are On As Scheduled
August 1-4, 2016 — Solid Works Fundamentals I
August 15-16, 2016 — Solid Works Sheet Metal
August 17, 2016 — Solid Works Weldments
August 22 -25, 2016 — A-6000: Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Programmable Controller/Level One Maintenance & Troubleshooting
August 22-23 2016 — Solid Works Fundamentals II
September 7- October 31, 2016 — MWSC Shop Math III
September 7 - October 31, 2016 — MWSC Shop Math IV
September 7 - 9, 2016 — Leading for Peak PERFORMance

Find a Manufacturer:

"A perfect speaker, at the perfect time. Your event always sets the tone for a business gathering in southcentral PA"   Annual Event attendee at 
Penn State's Pullo Center in York, PA
The Manufacturers' Association
160 Roosevelt Avenue
York, PA 17401
(717) 843-3891

Join Us!

Together We Can Do More!

Join the only trade association supporting manufacturing and logistics in southcentral PA and northcentral MD.

See Benefits and Membership Application