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Advanced Manufacturing & Materials

Using technology to drive innovation

The manufacturing industry has long formed the foundation of Pennsylvania’s economy — a status maintained over the years through dynamic evolution to meet modern needs and the incorporation of innovative methods.

Today, manufacturing has expanded to include the use of cutting-edge technology to improve products and/or processes. The state is embracing one such subsector, additive manufacturing, which uses an innovative, cost-effective 3-D printing process that is revolutionizing the industry in Pennsylvania.

Learn more about how additive manufacturing is reshaping the industry: Additive Manufacturing on the Make

Manufacturing News

Read more about how the manufacturing industry is making headlines in Pennsylvania.


Manufacturing Ombudsman

The Pennsylvania Manufacturing Ombudsman was created to assist manufacturers in navigating programs and regulations of state government and also help in resolving problems manufacturers may have with state agencies. The Ombudsman is a single point of contact for manufactures to call for information or with specific questions.

Pennsylvania Resource Manufacturing Tax Credit (PRM)

This program provides a powerful incentive that will revitalize Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry, create thousands of good-paying Pennsylvania jobs and secure long-term economic benefits for Pennsylvania residents and communities.

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