The Manufacturers' Association (MA)

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Thank You Sponsors for Your Great Support!

We extend our sincere thanks and appreciation to our 2016 Sponsors, whose generosity and support made our April 20 110th Annual Event possible!




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. 

Our Member Services and Benefits Include:

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 Hotline for Members: (717) 781-4070

Our 2016 Annual Event - Photos Are Now Available!
May 10: Our Next 'Wake-Up' Morning Session - Digital Marketing
Association to Host Energy Forum June 9, in York, PA
May 24, Back by Popular Request: 'Business Espionage and Cyber Security'
Regional Businesses Honored at 2016 Event for Outstanding Efforts
Veteran's Hiring Fair - Coming May 6!

All Classes Are On As Scheduled
May 10, 2016 to June 9, 2016 — MWSC Machinery Handbook
May 16-19, 2016 — A-6000: Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Programmable Controller/Level One Maintenance & Troubleshooting
June 9-10, 2016 — SolidWorks-Advanced Part Modeling
June 13-16, 2016 — A-6200: Allen-Bradley ControlLogix Level 2 Advanced Maintenance and Troubleshooting
June 20-23, 2016 — Solid Works- Fundamentals I
July 21-22, 2016 — Solid Works-Advanced Surface Modeling
August 1-4, 2016 — SolidWorks-Fundamentals I

Find a Manufacturer:

"Your website looks great, by the way"  
Member Sterling Payment Technologies
Cincinnati, OH
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