Contents Publisher’s Note 4
The MADE in PA EXPO showcases the state’s diverse manufacturing base.
Made in PA EXPO 6 Descriptions and contact information for EXPO exhibitors.
Industry Pulse 22
EXPO sponsor, Carbis Walker, is a true believer in U.S. Manufacturing.
Manufacturing Snapshot 26
Customer focus is the key
to the success of Clark Precision Machined Components.
Management Focus 28 A dozen ideas to spur growth and organizational capability.
Public Policy 31
The Team PA manufacturing council lists issues, charts course.
Process Improvement 32 A new take on Kanban
from McKesson Automation. News Wire 34
Breaking news from the state’s manufacturers.
Local manufacturer, Ace Wire Spring & Form Co., continues to expand and add employees despite the economy.
A Publication of the: 24 On the Cover
Dennis Meteny is leading Cygnus Manufacturing Company to new levels of success.
Vol. 3, Issue 2 – April 2012
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