Manufacturing in Wayne and Pike Counties

Manufacturing Day is the nationally recognized day to highlight manufacturing in the Country. WPWA, WEDCO, the Chamber of the Northern Poconos and Northeast PA Industrial Resource Center sponsors a Manufacturing day Tour every October to highlight manufacturing in Wayne and Pike Counties. Photos and videos by Jess Wolk.

Click here to see the full press release of the 2016 Tour.

High-tech machine at STC Industries, Shohola, PA

STC Industries is a full service contract machine shop in Shohola, PA. No matter how exotic or routine the job is, you give STC a drawing and they will give you the finished part from processing to finishing. STC Industries specializes in CNC Milling and Turning and Complex 3, 4 and 5 axis machining.

Some of the industries STC Industries cater to are:

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Medical
  • Industrial
  • Electronics and Communications
  • Architectural and Ornamental
  • Consumer Products


Fred and Paul Mutzek, owners of STC Industries, discuss the business of Machining and relocating their business from NYC to Pike County.

Middle Creek Quarry

Groundwater pool at the quarry.

Leward’s Middle Creek Quarry in Hawley employs 25 workers and has 14 million tons of reserved stone. Part of the stone gets produced into Asphalt. Asphalt production begins with blasting, crushing and screening stone. Then stone, sand and liquid asphalt cement are mixed together with high heat. The Middle Creek Quarry uses recycled oil to run the Asphalt Plant and has used 180,000 gallons of recycled oil since the beginning of 2016. Since 2004 Leeward Asphalt has produced over 1,778,377 tons of Asphalt.




Gary Linde highlights the different areas and processes of the quarry.

rickards-cider-mill2Rickard’s Cider Mill has been making delicious apple cider since 1929. They grind our own apples daily for the freshest cider available! Pumpkins, a variety of squash, gourds, apples, honey, maple syrup, maple candy and fall decorations are also available. The Mill is conveniently located on the corner of Schoolhouse Road and Owego Turnpike, stop in and check them out!



Press Operator and Press


Burt Rickard, owner of Rickard’s Cider Mill








Apple Cider Processing

Calkins Creamery

Calkins Creamery

Calkins Creamery specializes in fine artisan cheeses, using only the freshest milk possible from their own herd of registered Holstein cattle. Calkins Creamery also sells meat from livestock they raise on the farm including grass fed beef and winter whey-fed pork. The pigs are whey-fed with supplemental feed from grazing and grain. The whey is a by-product of the creamery’s cheese making process which contributes to their sustainable agricultural goals. In addition to producing quality cheeses Calkins Creamery hopes their consumers will come to know where food is raised and manufactured.

is a leading manufacturer of standard and custom:


  • Case Sealing Equipment
  • Case Formers and Erectors
  • Case Marking and Coding Equipment
  • Label Printer Application System
  • Integrated System with Hand Packing
  • Station for Pick and Pack Applications

Loveshaw is the leader in its field and holds the position of best in the industry!


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New Wave Custom Woodworking in White Mills, is a leading manufacturer of custom high end furniture, furniture frames, cabinets, bar stools, turnings, hard carvings, drapery poles, finials, toys and


New Wave Custom Woodworking

wooden antique reproductions. New Wave Woodworking occupies a 55,000 square foot facility with over 24 full time employees. They currently have some of the most technologically advanced woodworking equipment the industry offers.

From simple sketches or a detailed CAD drawings, New Wave Woodworking can make a one of a kind custom piece and put that same piece into production the very same day. New Wave uses state of the art 3D laser scanners, virtual carving technology software and hardware, CNC Routers with 4th axis capabilities, and a 10 spindle CNC carving machine.


New Wave Custom Woodworking






CNC machine
Visual Expressions in Hawleyoffers screen printing, embroidery and design services using state of the art technology.
 Hi-tech silk screen printing machine


Estemerwalt has been manufacturing the finest in wood products for 130 years and through five generations. Every log, every piece of siding, every timber, every piece of tongue and groove, and nearly every wood surface for an Estemerwalt home was sawn, dried and manufactured right here in Wayne County!








Ice Works is the largest manufacturer of sculpting ice in all of Northiceworks1 America. Mark Crouthamel, President and Owner, invented the process for making the clearest ice ever. The Ice Sculpting business requires many skills including CNC Machine operation and Computer Aided Design.