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

Duct Work project sets new standards for The Rose Corporation.

Posted by Elaine McDevitt on Mar 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

There are two primary differences that set the recent ductwork fabrication job apart from the typical projects manufactured at The Rose Corporation.  It is the first job for which The Rose Corporation held primary responsibility for producing detailed, manufacturing drawings from customer-supplied general arrangement drawings.

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Topics: welding, industrial fabrication, ductwork, duct work, metal, steel

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

The Rose Corporation and Abbott Furnace Company Become Sister Companies

Posted by Elaine McDevitt on Dec 5, 2016 10:05:44 AM

The Rose Corporation, 401 North Eighth Street, Reading, a privately owned contract manufacturing steel fabrication company, is pleased to announce that it has become a sister company to Abbott Furnace, St. Mary’s, Pennsylvania, effective December 1, 2016.  Having been purchased by the same owner, Edmund Gaffney, of Haverford, PA, both Rose and Abbott will continue to operate independent of each other but joining capabilities to enhance offerings to their current customers and opportunities for the growth of both entities.  The Rose Corporation, also doing business as Mark Metals, currently employs 52 and Abbott employs 70. 

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Sustainability Means Making ‘Greener’ Products in ‘Greener’ Ways

Posted by Tom McDevitt on Nov 29, 2016 8:52:15 AM

This article was originally published in a Sustainability publication by Berks Nature, the leading agent for the conservation of the environment in Berks County.

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Rose Corporation restores sign for historic landmark

Posted by Tom McDevitt on Nov 8, 2016 7:28:07 AM

The Rose Corporations blast and paint facility recently refurbished this sign, pictured on historic Duryea Drive on Mount Penn in the city of Reading, PA.  Charles Duryea was the engineer of the first-ever working American gasoline-powered automobile and co-founder of Duryea Motor Wagon Company.

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How to save time and increase efficiency with custom fixturing

Posted by Elaine McDevitt on Nov 1, 2016 8:57:32 AM

In their never-ending search to improve efficiency and safety in the Assembly Department, two new Kaizens have recently been completed with the use of custom made fixturing.

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Metal Construction materials and services provided by mark metals

Posted by John Maillie on Oct 18, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Mark Metals provides quality solutions that work to many kinds of businesses for many kinds of reasons.  Those in the construction business, especially, find our warehouse of metal goods and capabilities for value add services like bending shearing and punching, a valuable resource in meeting their own customer requirements!

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Reading Eagle Feature: The Rose Corp. custom fabricates industrial equipment

Posted by Tom McDevitt on Oct 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Tuesday February 23, 2016 12:01 AM

By Brad Rhen

When Louis and Rosemarie Bruno founded The Rose Corp. in 1987, it occupied a single bay in a warehouse on the west side of North Eighth Street.

The company now occupies eight buildings on both sides of Eighth Street, totalling more than 150,000 square feet.

A custom fabricating company, The Rose Corp. makes a wide range of products for a variety of companies and organizations. It specializes in industrial fabrication of custom-engineered equipment, such as industrial furnaces.

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