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Cost Saving Tips for Manufacturers

Facing a crisis of shrinking profit margins, Manufacturing Alliance leaders have been asking for some tips on trimming overhead costs. For this article, OVERHEAD COSTS are considered any resource, task or thing that does not directly touch the product being produced...

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Our September Survey Results and Analysis

During August and September, 61 manufacturing alliance business leaders responded to a 9 question survey seeking their feedback on topics relevant to our members.  The following is a highlighted summary of those responses: Q1;  What are the top three challenges facing...

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Recruiting In the Age of Full Employment

We’re told everyone who wants a job has one.  So, what is your recruiting strategy to find the best candidates? Moreover, do you have succession plans for attrition when incumbents leave for higher pay or boomers retire? Below are three key components for your...

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Recap – PA Manufacturers Discuss Steel Tariffs

The generally negative impact of government-imposed tariffs on steel was a hot topic of discussion at the latest manufacturing alliance meeting at Rockland Immunochemicals in Limerick. Paul Czachor, president of American Keg in Pottstown and John Shegda, President of...

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