History

Industry Leadership through Product Design, Product Integrity, Customer Service and Manufacturing Expertise, Global Expansion and robotics.

1948

  • Starts in Easton PA as a box company

1981

  • Manufactures our first picture frames

1983

  • Expands product manufacturing to include acrylic, wood, aluminum and injection-molding plastic picture frames.

1990

  • Acquires aluminum extrusion plant in New Jersey
  • Establishes bi-coastal distribution centers in El Paso, TX, and Easton, PA
  • Expands MCS frame production and wood processing operation in Juarez, Mexico

1992

  • Robotics technology introduced to injection molding

1994

  • New Pennsylvania headquarters and distribution facility includes automated warehouse scanning and robotics material handling system.

1995

  • Purchase of state-of-the-art 6-color press to produce high quality art and poster prints. Newlins Mill Publishing is born.

1996

  • Basic industry operation in plastics, aluminum extrusion & injection molding relocates to 190,000 sq. ft. plant in Forks Township, PA

1997

  • MCS introduces a product line of classic antique reproduction frames in association with Michael and Robert Kulicke, internationally prominent frame designers.

2000

  • Framed mirror program introduced (Reflections 2000) as well as additional new products are launched at the same time. New distribution system is fully operational.
  • Expansion and automation of MCS’s distribution operation

2001

  • MCS demonstrates its innovation capabilities by introducing a multitude of new products including the Caspian line, the Collector’s Treasure frame, the Dakota Shadow Box, the Wood Float Frame, and the Multipurpose frame as well as more than a dozen others.

2002

  • MCS purchases MBI, The Album People in January and successfully repositions MBI with many new designs and new products.

2003

  • MCS launches the new Classic Tabletop Collection, a stylish line of tabletop frames and further extends its broad line of wall, collectors and collage frames.

2004

  • Introduction of new line of wall frames

2005

  • MCS launches new wide-range of Tabletop frames in all materials and launched updated MBI line of scrapbooks and albums

2006

  • MCS establishes an additional distribution center on the west coast in Visalia, California

2007

  • MCS launches Framed Art and Print Program

2008

  • MCS relocates distribution center from El Paso, Texas to Santa Theresa, New Mexico