Lean Manufacturing Exercise Leads to $700,000 in Economic Benefit for Four PA Manufacturers

“PennTAP was excellent to work with. I liked that they brought college students out to help with conducting the audit. I think that is an excellent way to get them out to see the small businesses of the state!”
—Chris Groger, Maintenance Supervisor, CTC Packaging

Four western Penn State campuses gather for engagement expo

Penn State News. Kerchinski has a long history in connecting students to industry partners and the community. Student engagement, he said, is already deeply embedded in PennTAP’s grant activities. He said he was inspired to organize the expo by the work that is being done through initiatives such as Invent Penn State, involving campuses and communities across the Commonwealth.

PennTAP Teams with LORD Corporation to Assess and Improve Second Facility

“I liked the assessment because it supported LORD Corporation’s goals for improved environmental performance and offered further financial justification to complete facility upgrades. LORD Corporation appreciates the technical support and valuable (no-cost) services provided by PennTAP. What a great resource for Pennsylvania businesses!”
—Drew Howard, Senior Engineer, Environment, Safety, Health and Regulatory Compliance