Benefits of Membership in The Manufacturers' Association

For our Member Companies:

Offering a comprehensive and varied range of services, the Association is a valuable resource for the member company and its employees.

For the Communities we Work and Live In:
Your membership supports Association activities on behalf of all manufacturers. Through partnerships forged with the leaders in our communities, we are committed to improving the quality of - and quantity of - people entering the region's workforce. We also continue enhancing the skills needed for our incumbent workforce to remain more competitive in an increasingly challenging global market, while in general supporting the needs of all business and industry.

Since 1906, The Manufacturers’ Association has grown into what we are today because we understand we exist to serve the many needs of our members.  In good times and in challenging ones, we have been there for our membership!

The chart below provides an overview of member benefits. Please contact us if you have additional questions.

 Member Services, Benefits, Programs and Activities



Training Programs & Workforce Development – Large course curriculum: customizable programs, with training available either off-site or on-site at your location

Discounted - Typical cost savings of $200 on many individual 5-day or longer courses; Savings vary by course

Higher Rate

Public Training Workshops – Offering a variety of courses in multiple disciplines


Market Rate

'Members Only' Reference Library – Access to Internet-based library of HR documents, templates and white papers, also presentations given at our Half-Day Member Forums FREE Not Accessible

HR Direct Hotline/Rapid Response  Quick answers to general employment-related questions, including regulatory compliance issues, best practices, etc.


Not Available

Regional Wage and Salary Survey, Employee Benefit Survey

FREE to participating members, discounted for non-participating members

$600 for survey data

On-Line Job Center Postings and Resume Database


Market Rate

Our 'Wake-Up' Sessions – Informational sessions sponsored by a member company, with one-to-one networking opportunities available. These include our 'Wake-Up to Manufacturing' as well as our 'Wake-Up to Association Member Benefits' and our popular Half-Day Forums 


$20 for attending non-member

Half-Day Member Forums – Multi-speaker presentations on cybersecurity, finance, legislation, ISO, and other topics of importance FREE or reduced cost (varies by program) $20 - $50 (by topic and location)
Legislative Updates – Our frequent discussions with local representatives in the region keep you 'in the know'  with info in our communications


Not Available

Member 3PL Freight Logistics Program – FREE cost analysis, reduced-cost freight shipping and logistics services, in partnership with ReTrans Freight Discounted
Free cost analysis - savings based on use and frequency
Not Available

Member Energy Savings Program – Participation in a vetted partner program, available through our partner Shipley Energy.

Based on Utilization

Not Available

Consulting Services – The Association has a senior level (SPHR Certified) HR representative available for review and development of employment policies and handbooks, compliance reviews, organizational development, employee communications strategies, and performance management programs

Rates vary

Rates are 100% higher than member prices

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The Manufacturers' Association
320 Busser Road, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 493
Emigsville PA, 17318
(717) 843-3891