Frequently Asked Questions

How does MANTEC work for you?

Who do we serve?

What is an IRC?

What is MEP?

How does MANTEC work for you?

MANTEC offers high value services that assist manufacturers in competing in a constantly changing environment. Our professional staff are manufacturing consultants that works closely with companies to identify opportunities for improving manufacturing processes, quality, and business efficiency. MANTEC will manage your project, act as liaison between a consultant and your company, and ensure that the outcome matches your needs and expectations. MANTEC has developed an extensive network of proven consultants and associated service organizations to complement its staff specialists.

By careful analysis and alignment of your needs and strategic business goals, MANTEC is able to maximize benefits and the return on your investment.
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Who do we serve?

MANTEC will assist any manufacturers in the nine county South Central Pennsylvania region (Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York Counties).  MANTEC focuses on serving small to medium sized manufacturers, however larger organizations may benefit from our services as well.  Manufacturers must meet the following criteria:

  • Has a commitment to pursue projects that will improve productivity, profitability and competitiveness;
  • Has a Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code between 20XX and 39XX; (NAICS code 311X and 339X )
  • Has the ability to pay for investments in its future through projects undertaken with MANTEC.
  • To see if your company qualifies for assistance, contact the Professional Business Advisor for your county.
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What is an IRC?

The Industrial Resource Center (IRC) Program was established in 1988 to help small and medium sized manufacturers respond to changing markets, new technology and the competitive pressures that come from competing in a global economy.

The IRC program is operated by a network of seven private, non-profit organizations located strategically throughout the state. IRCs offer customized services that provide solutions to manufacturers' top challenges.

In partnership with regional, state and national resources, MANTEC uses experienced manufacturing professionals to strategically integrate services, manage projects, identify and direct catalyst investments to provide maximum impact for individual manufacturers and the economic prosperity of South Central Pennsylvania.

MANTEC is the IRC serving Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York counties. MANTEC is headquartered in York and maintains satellite offices in Chambersburg, Lancaster and Lebanon. The IRC program receives significant funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development.

Click here to view the IRC Overview Brochure.

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What is MEP?

MANTEC is an affiliate of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a program of the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology. The MEP is a nationwide network of centers helping smaller U.S. manufacturers improve their performance and become more competitive. The more than 400 local manufacturing centers and field offices are locally positioned to address the diverse and often unique needs of smaller manufacturers all over the country. Started more than a decade ago, today's network delivers services and solutions to small manufacturers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

MANTEC leverages public monies to proactively engage manufacturers and related industries through one-on-one relationships with key business decision makers. Utilizing proven, cost-competitive assistance, MANTEC delivers measurable change in client companies' productivity, profitability and competitiveness.
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MANTEC Blog

A Blog Post About Lean Manufacturing

Sept 30, 2008 | Posted By: John Doe | Category: Lean Manufacturing

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