September 11, 2014
There are over 5,000 small, medium and large manufacturers in greater Philadelphia designing and manufacturing everything from chocolate to rocket launchers and medical devices to state of the art helicopters; empowered by high precision machining, electronics and electrical equipment contract manufacturing. What was once considered a dying sector is a healthy and diverse economic powerhouse that supports over 150,000 jobs, and contributes millions to the regional economy. U.S. manufacturing exemplifies the American competitive spirit and innovative passion that drives progress and growth, and is alive and well in Greater Philadelphia!
Be inspired to energize your business, celebrate advanced manufacturing, and learn the latest best practices to support business growth, continuous improvement and workforce development. Reserve your seat today.
October 1, 2014
7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Strategies for Growth: How Thriving Manufacturers Succeed
Paul Marvel, Assurance Leader
Strategies for Continuous Improvement: Innovation Leads to Competitive Advantages
Michael Araten, President & CEO
K’NEX Brands-The Rodon Group
Energy: Greater Philadelphia: The Next Energy Hub
Philip Rinaldi, Principal partner and Chief Executive Officer
Philadelphia Energy Solutions LLC
Strategies for Workforce Development: Manufacturing Education & Training-What’s Happening
Clyde Hornberger, Former Executive Director
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute
PIDC offers a wide range of resources to support manufacturing and industrial projects. PIDC can provide low-interest senior financing for significant job-creating projects, as well as subordinate financing based on job creation or energy efficiency measures. PIDC also offers real estate acquisition and development opportunities at The Navy Yard and throughout the city. For more information on how PIDC can support your manufacturing or industrial project in Philadelphia, please contact:
Brad Boone at 215.496.8183 or">.