Manufacturing: the backbone of the economy, and the life source of American consumers. It’s responsible for every single thing we rely on daily, from the food we eat to the electronics we count on to the medical devices that save lives. Consider these statistics[1]: In 2013, manufacturers contributed $2.08 trillion to the economy Manufacturers in […]

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When you think about American manufacturing, the industry that is truly the backbone of our economy, and the reason behind all of the innovation and technology that exists today, consider these facts: “In 2013, manufacturers contributed $2.08 trillion to the American economy Manufacturers in the United States are the most productive in the world, far […]

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Categories: American Manufacturing, Manufacturing, National Manufacturing Day

Here in the manufacturing industry, there is a new segment of workers that is being targeted. That is, more companies are looking at how to attract women to take on manufacturing-related jobs. Historically, manufacturing has been a male-dominated field, with men taking the majority of positions in technical fields and industries for many years. Now, […]

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Categories: American Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Women in Manufacturing

For the past year, the conversation surrounding U.S. manufacturing has been focused on its recovery—with many people going so far as to call it a renaissance. Companies of all sizes are increasingly reshoring—returning business to American soil—and many domestic startups are beginning their operations here at home—a term being coined newshoring. Yet amidst the news […]

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Categories: American Manufacturing, Manufacturing

You may know Astro Machine Works for our line of individual services, such as high-quality welding or 5-axis machining. Perhaps you’ve come to rely on our reverse engineering services, or even our machine repair. But did you know that we provide full custom machine building? In fact, it’s actually our main forte. We are considered […]

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The manufacturing industry is the backbone of our country and is in the midst of a major comeback. As a result, the economy is improving, more Americans are finding rewarding employment, and small businesses around the country are showcasing innovation and forward thinking. We are a proud American manufacturer, and we continuously strive to make […]

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Categories: American Manufacturing, Manufacturing

[Capabilities/Services/Quality] on Display at Booth # 120 Ephrata, PA., May 13, 2014 – Astro Machine Works, Inc. today announced its participation as Exhibitor at the 13th Annual Department of Energy Small Business Forum & Expo taking place on June 10 -12, 2014 at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa Florida. During the 2 ½ day event, […]

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American manufacturing of today is not only less expensive and higher quality—it’s also more sustainable. As manufacturers reshore and companies who were always American-made only get better and better, all are placing greater emphasis on sustainability efforts, and it’s proving to be successful. Manufacturers are becoming more aware of their responsibility to the planet, and […]

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Categories: American Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Sustainability, Sustainable Manufacturing

Astro Machine Works Inc, in Ephrata, PA, is honored to be elected for the Governor’s ImPAct award for the second year in a row. Our company prides itself in developing new capabilities, customer relationships and employee engagement and support throughout the year. We also are investing in new machinery to consistently offer new capabilities to […]

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