Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Feb 27, 2019 12:59:41 PM

Over the past four months students from Reading Intermediate School visited The Rose Corporation and created a video answering the question: "What's So Cool About Manufacturing?"  We are proud of the work that Reading Intermediate did and we would love to bring home an award for them.  In order to do that - We Need Your Votes!!

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Topics: reading, pa, custom metal fabrication, #roselovesreading


Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Mar 8, 2018 1:37:45 PM

More than 1,000 students, business owners and members of the community attended the "What's So Cool About Manufacturing" Awards Ceremony on Tuesday evening, March 7, 2018.  

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Topics: reading, pa, #roseisforreading


Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Feb 28, 2018 4:05:53 PM

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 Northeast Middle School produced a video about our parent company, The Rose Corporation.  Please log on and vote at:

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Topics: reading, pa

Prop door aids firefighter training - READING EAGLE

Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Feb 28, 2018 3:47:17 PM

The Rose Corporation recenly donated labor and materials to construct a steel door frame and base to for The Reading Fire Department.  The Reading Eagle featured an article about the door and donation and we ar eproud to have received a letter of thanks and recognition from the Reading Fire Department.  We are proud supporters of the Reading community.

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Topics: reading, pa, contract industrial fabrication


Posted by John Maillie on Oct 25, 2017 8:50:57 AM

Mark Metals located in Reading, PA, is in search of a dynamic professional inside sales person.

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Topics: job opening, inside sales, metal sales, inside metal sales


Posted by John Maillie on Oct 5, 2017 3:06:05 PM

Recently a resident from the Hershey, Pennsylvania area called Mark Metals to inquire about Mark Metals custom fabrication capabilities because she wanted to have a custom fire pit and tailgating grill made for her husband.

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Topics: custom metal fabrication

Reading Metal Service Company,  Mark Metals, launches e-commerce platform

Posted by John Maillie on Aug 28, 2017 11:03:19 AM
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Topics: metal supply

Mark Metals Custom Fabrication Project

Posted by John Maillie on Jul 13, 2017 1:17:00 PM

A local Reading area family recently contracted with Mark Metals to fabricate an aluminum camp trunk tray for their son’s summer camp trunk. The family had purchased the trunk which came with a wooden tray that was poorly constructed and fell apart mid-way through last summer’s camp.

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Topics: custom metal fabrication

The Rose Corporation AOD Vessel Repair Project

Posted by Bob Skorupsky on Jul 5, 2017 1:03:35 PM

A local specialty steel mill that makes stainless steel contracted with The Rose Corporation to repair an AOD vessel. We originally manufactured this 50,000-lb. vessel in 1998, along with two other identical vessels. After years of using the AOD Vessel under extreme heat conditions, the center of the main body bulged out of round by as much as 3-inches, making it impossible to fit into the trunnion ring that supports it.

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Topics: AOD vessels, custom industrial fabrication, contract industrial fabrication

Mark Metals Open House a Success

Posted by John Maillie on Apr 25, 2017 3:40:49 PM


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Topics: greater reading chamber of commerce, custom metal fabrication, metal supply