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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

Why Pay Transparency is a Requirement, NOT An Option
Overtime Regulations Are Changing Compliance Required By December 1, 2016!
Travel Pay Guidelines: Are You In Compliance?
PA Manufacturers' Industry Day with the U.S. Army - Coming Nov. 1
November 9 in Gettysburg, PA: Ready for the New ISO 9001:2015 Requirements?
Help Strengthen Your Association: Do Business With a Member!
2016-2017 Apprenticeship Program Courses Now Open for Registration!
3PL Freight Services Partnership Offers Savings for Association Members!

All Classes Are On As Scheduled
October 25 - December 13, 2016 — MWSC Welding Year 2
October 31, 2016 - November 04, 2016 — Industrial Electricity I-York
October 31-Novmber 1, 2016 — Solid Works Sheet Metal
November 1 - December 15, 2016 — MWSC Facilities Electrical
November 2, 2016 — Solid Works Weldments
November 3 - December 1, 2016 — MWSC Industrial Communication Skills
November 8, 2016 - January 5, 2017 — MWSC Shop Math I
November 10, 2016- November 11, 2016 — Solid Works Advanced Part Modeling

Find a Manufacturer:

"Thank you so very much, for participating in our Manufacturer's Summit" Adams County Economic Development Corporation
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