The Manufacturers' Association (MA)

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Our Mission

Your Partner and Advocate for Manufacturing, Production and Logisticsin 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 Association

We are a regional trade organization with nearly 350 member companies located 
within a multi-county region of Pennsylvania and Maryland. 

Founded in the strength of the region's industrial roots more than a century ago, 
we are an advocate 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. 

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

FEBRUARY 23: 'Keeping Your Employees AT Work' - Our Next Morning Wake-Up!
KARL ROVE to Keynote Manufacturers' Association's 2016 Annual Event on April 20
2016 Annual Event Sponsorships Can Increase Your Business Visibility!
2016 Calendar Year Event and Networking Dates
Welcome These New Companies to the Association Do Your Business With a Member!
Mark Your Calendar: March 22, 'Doing Business in Eurasia' Program
Association Joins the Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance
Association Announces New 3PL Freight Services Partnership for Members

February 12, 2016 — SolidWorks-Weldments
February 15, 2016 to March 28, 2016 — MWSC Machine Maintenance
March 1, 2016 to May 19, 2016 — MWSC CNC II
March 3-4, 2016 — Solid Works-Advanced Surface Modeling
March 7-8, 2016 — SolidWorks-Fundamentals II
March 8, 2016 to May 19, 2016 — MWSC Tooling Manufacturing Practices I
March 14, 2016 - March 18, 2016 — Industrial Electricity I-York
March 21, 2016 to May 21, 2016 — MWSC Jigs and Fixtures

Find a Manufacturer:

"In my view, one of the best Annual Events ever"  April 22 attendee at 
Penn State's Pullo Center in York, PA
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