Edmund Gaffney

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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: https://www.whatssocool.org/contests/berks-schuylkill/

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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

Mark Metals Open House

Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Apr 10, 2017 1:01:38 PM


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

Greater Reading Chamber Visits The Rose Corporation

Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Mar 10, 2017 11:23:40 AM

Last week, we welcomed Deb Heffner, the Business Outreach Director of the Greater Reading Economic Partnership and Randy Peers, the President and CEO of the Greater Reading Chamber and Economic Development Corporation to the Rose Corporation facility in Reading.

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Topics: greater reading chamber of commerce, welding, industrial fabrication, reading, pa

2017 NASCAR Calendars Are Available

Posted by Edmund Gaffney on Feb 2, 2017 9:43:21 AM

Mark Metals’ 2017 NASCAR SPRINT CUP RACING CALENDARS are hot off the presses and ready for display on your wall! Calendar include race dates, locations, times, channels and previous winners. There’s even a place to track this years’ winners for every race. Download your 8.5 x 11” print here or stop by to pick up your 11 x 17” color schedules at our Mark Metals Sales Office, 2100 Adams Street Reading. If we deliver to you, our awesome truck driver RJ has a supply and will be happy to share… just ask!

Happy Racing!

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Topics: nascar, auto racing, sprint cup, race schedule, nascar schedule, motorsports