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IMET Corporation President Tom Krol Speaks at Nearshoring Panel in Bucks County, PA

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Updated 7:00 AM CST, Thu, December 03,2015

Southampton, PA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/03/2015 -- IMET Corporation, based in Bucks County, PA, is the region's leading provider for printed circuit assembly and the manufacture of other electronics devices for companies' proprietary products. Their dedication to finding the best product solutions and providing high quality products with quick delivery turnaround means that they have bucked the offshoring trend in favor of nearshoring and hiring regional talent for their manufacturing needs.

Recently, Tom Krol, President of IMET Corporation, spoke about nearshoring at the FUGE in Warminster, encouraging local businesses to take steps to bring their manufacturing processes closer to home in order to boost their productivity and bottom line.

The nearshoring panel on November 12, 2015, was presented by Team Bucks Partners and RAMP IT UP, two organizations dedicated to helping local businesses grow and stay competitive. Team Bucks Partners provide services, such as employee training and layoff aversion, and assist with economic programs and manufacturing technology. RAMP IT UP works with businesses to bring their supply chains closer to home. Their services include assessing and strengthening businesses' positions to reshore, identifying workforce skills and training programs, and assessing local supply chain networks.

Krol spoke alongside Bill Shuman and Lou Lanzilotta of OP Schuman & Sons. As a local business leader and innovator, Krol has built a company notable for its regional manufacturing that prioritizes localized processes over offshoring. During the panel, Krol offered his insights on strategies for nearshoring as a tool to power business growth.

To learn more about IMET Corporation, electronic contract manufacturing and why nearshoring makes a difference in product quality, visit http://www.imetcorporation.com.

About the IMET Corporation
The IMET Corporation is a service provider to companies that employ electronics devices in their proprietary products. Services include PCB assemblies, electronics engineering, prototyping, product development and manufacturing. IMET specializes in helping regional and local manufacturers bring down costs so nearshoring and reshoring make financial sense. They routinely connect businesses of all sizes to their network of government agencies offering grants, low-interest loans and other incentive programs. The company serves a variety of industries, including consumer, military, aerospace and industrial electronics products in the Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and New York area.

IMET Corp. was founded in 2000, in a rented garage. The company has undergone three major expansions and has enjoyed 400-percent growth during the height of the recent recession. Now operating in a company-owned 15,000-squarefoot facility in Southampton, PA, IMET has 25 employees and boasts the latest automated assembly machinery to achieve placement speeds to 10,500 components per hour. The resulting quality and economies account for so many clients returning from offshore manufacturing. IMET was recently was named 2014 Manufacturer of The Year by The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

Check them out at http://www.imetcorporation.com.

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