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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

Our 'Wake-Up' December 6: Planning for Your Future Site & Facility Needs
In Case You Missed It: Top Economist Forecasts Economy Under Trump
The Manufacturers' Association is Seeking a Manager of Training
New 2016 Wage & Salary Regional Survey Information Is Now Posted!
Nov. 17 Economic Forecast Presentations Now Available for Vewing
Are You Facing an 'Insurance Tsunami' Alone?
December 14: Baker Tilly Presents 'Negotiated Incentives' Seminar
Seminar on Fundamentals of Selling to the Government, December 8

All Classes Are On As Scheduled
December 5 - 8, 2016 — A-6000: Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Programmable Controller/Level One Maintenance & Troubleshooting-McConnellsburg
December 5, 2016 - December 7, 2016 — Industrial Electricity II - York
December 5, 2016 — Swiss Turning Level 1 Course
December 12, 2016 — Forklift Operator & Train the Trainer
December 27-28, 2016 — Solid Works Surface Modeling
December 29-30, 2016 — Solid Works Fundamentals II
January 5, 2017 to February 28, 2017 — MWSC Shop Math II
January 5 - February 16, 2017 — MWSC Welding-TIG, Tool & Die

Find a Manufacturer:

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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