Welcome to MAEA

Your Source for Business Growth

MAEA: Empowering Business Growth

Since 1964, MAEA members have relied on us to be their single, cost-effective information source for help with employer-employee relationship matters, and to deliver services that lower the cost of doing business, ease the burden of compliance, and increase productivity.

  • Gather with local business leaders.

Business solutions that matter

As an MAEA member, put you and your business on the inside track. With training, consulting, roundtables, and HR expertise, MAEA is your business partner in Northeast Pennsylvania.

We’ve served more than 10,000 participants with training in key business areas, including management development, HR, process improvement, and computer skills.

MAEA offers exclusive executive and legislative roundtables. These are private spaces where you can learn from others in your industry as well as present your issues to state and federal legislators.

Is your company doing things properly? Ask MAEA, with our personalized consulting services, you can find out what you’re doing well, and where you need to improve or change to truly excel.

Empower your business’ voice in policy-making with MAEA. Since 1964, we’ve been advocating for manufacturing growth and protecting your interests in key legislative arenas.

MAEA key benefits

Specialized Training & Development

Industry-specific educational resources and certification programs to enhance skills and knowledge.

Networking Opportunities

Connecting with other professionals and businesses in the region for collaboration, support, and sharing best practices.

Resources and Support

Access to a range of resources like market insights, legal updates, and advocacy, tailored to the needs of members in the manufacturing and employment sectors.

Testimonials from MAEA members

“MAEA worked closely with our company to develop a purposeful and relevant leadership enhancement training. They made it easy and convenient, bringing the training sessions to our location, across both day and night shifts. The instructor, Nate Andrews, was great! He was knowledgeable, engaging and made the learning process interactive. We would highly recommend customized training through MAEA!”

– Angela Kelley
Senior Human Resource Manager
Mrs. T’s Pierogies

Mrs. T's Pierogies

“At Hydro, we are always seeking new ways to offer professional growth opportunities to our employees. The Northeast PA Manufacturers & Employers Association provides many training options by highly qualified instructors that are cost effective. We truly value the convenience of being able to offer the Supervisory Development Leadership Certificate Series on-site annually for our up-and-coming leaders. The feedback from participants is always positive and the results are leaders who are more confident in their abilities to lead effectively.” 

– Michele Mickonis
Organizational Development Leader
Hydro, Cressona Operation

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“The NEPA Manufacturers and Employers Association is a key business partner for all facets of our operations. We have capitalized upon training capabilities to develop our current and future leaders and utilized WEDnetPA training funds for courses offered. Our front-line team members have attended various safety and maintenance courses for enhancement of skills. We have also relied upon Rapid Response Surveys and Annual Wage Surveys for key business decisions. The various roundtables have kept us up to speed on the ever-changing manufacturing landscape. We enjoy partnering with the YES youth program for tours, interviews and exploration of manufacturing careers. The opportunity to network with other manufacturers has created additional resources and relationships. We are grateful to have such a powerful, innovative business advocate supporting our manufacturing community.”

– Kathy Thompson
Senior Human Resource Manager
MI Windows and Doors, Hegins

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