The Manufacturers' Association (MA)

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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 nearly 350 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

Tuesday, June 7: 'Wake-Up to Your Association Benefits!' Group Benefit Services
Thursday, June 9: FREE Morning Forum, How Natural Gas Benefits Manufacturers
Tuesday, June 14: EZMarketing, Presents 'Integrated Marketing Strategies'
Association Announces Amanda King SPHR, as New Senior Human Resources Representative
COMING AUGUST 13: Are You Ready for the New ISO9001:2015 Requirements?
Regional Businesses Honored at 2016 Event for Outstanding Efforts
2016 Annual Event Photos Still Available Online
We Welcome These New Companies: Do Business With a Member!

All Classes Are On As Scheduled
June 2- 3 2016 — Solid Works Fundamentals II
June 9-10, 2016 — Solid Works Advanced Part Modeling
June 13-16, 2016 — A-6200: Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Level 2 Advanced Maintenance and Troubleshooting
June 13, 2016 — Train the Trainer: Forklift Operator
June 13-16, 2016 — Solid Works Fundamentals I
June 20-23, 2016 — Solid Works Fundamentals I
July 11-12 2016 — Solid Works Fundamentals II
July 11, 2016 — Train the Trainer: Forklift Operator

Find a Manufacturer:

"The new web site is awesome!" 
Crystal Davis, CWP
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