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Category: Reading

What’s So Cool About Manufacturing Video Contest

There are 36,500 manufacturing jobs in the Lehigh Valley area of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry.  What’s So Cool About Manufacturing aims to educate middle school students about manufacturing careers and opportunities.  Each year the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing Video contest builds excitement in students across Pennsylvania to explore cool manufacturing careers and produce profiles of companies. Each contest features an online vote for its Viewers Choice Award.   This year, Reading…

Prop door aids firefighter training

Mark Metals Parent Company, The Rose Corporation, Custom Fabricates Steel Door for Training Reading Fire Department

From the Reading Eagle by Anthony Orozco | Reporter Prop door aids firefighter training Gifts help Reading Fire Department READING, PA — Reading firefighters Rik Kuhn and Andrew Getka pried and smashed their way through a steel door on a recent afternoon at a city factory. There wasn’t a raging fire at The Rose Corp., 401 N. Eighth St. This was just for practice. The fire department demonstrated how trainees learn forcible entry with a prop door, which was given…

Mark Metals Open House

In conjunction with the Greater Reading Economic Partnership and Reading Chamber of Commerce, Mark Metals, recently hosted an “Open House” at our metals service center facility in Reading, Pennsylvania. It was a wonderful success and, as we discovered, a great venue to showcase our metal products and custom fabrication services. The objective was to build awareness among our target market – local contractors and manufacturers and open our doors to new clients.  Mark Metals is a one-stop metal supply and…