Manufacturing is booming in the United States, yet there is one major concern holding companies back from growing to their full potential—filling the manufacturing workforce with new talent. A great way for manufacturing companies to gain community recognition and recruit strong candidates is by participating in Manufacturing Day.
Productivity Solutions LLC, A New WIRE-Net Member
Productivity Solutions LLC, founded in 2002, prides itself on not fitting the 'typical' process improvement consulting firm mold. Their team is composed of degreed engineers who see the big picture and know what improvement tools to use and when. Services offered include routing & BOM maintenance, facility & workstation layout design, material handling design, ergonomics, process documentation, capacity modeling, Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma projects, and much more.
J.L. Taylor Company, Inc., A New WIRE-Net Member
The J.L. Taylor Company, Inc. was established in Geauga County, Ohio in 1979 by founder and current President of the company, David C. Tiber. J.L. Taylor is a trusted and reliable design-build and service electrical contractor, serving commercial and industrial customers in Northeast Ohio for more than 35 years.
AISCO Metallizing Corp, WIRE-Net Member Since 2007
AISCO Metallizing Corp, established in 1986, is an industrial operation specializing in thermal-sprayed metallic and alloy coatings. Gary Caprio, owner of AISCO, acquired the Cleveland-based company in November, 2016 from passionate metallizing industry leader, George Stecz.
Excel Assembly Solutions, WIRE-Net Member for One Year (Happy Anniversary!)
Excel Assembly Solutions, founded in 1977, is a premier distributor of electric and pneumatic assembly tools. The 40-year-old company is well-known for supplying some of the top industrial OEM's and tier 1 and 2 companies within Ohio, Western PA, Western NY, Southern and Eastern MI, Southern IN and Northern KY.
Die-Matic Corporation, WIRE-Net Member Since 2013
Die-Matic Corporation, headquartered in Brooklyn, Ohio, offers precision metal stamping services specializing in long production runs. Die-Matic services a variety of industries including automotive, appliance/consumer goods, medical device, construction, military, alternative energy, and mining. Die-Matic also services non-traditional and immerging industries, such as the fuel cell industry.
AT&F, WIRE-Net Member Since 1989
AT&F is a steel fabrication provider, producing major of components for construction cranes and mining equipment; structural sections for shipbuilding, nuclear power plant related components, specialty stainless steel fabrications as well as armor and armor vehicle systems. John J. Ripich founded AT&F at the age of 40 after working at the Ohio Machine and Boiler Company. Ripich had become well versed about tanks and boilers during his tenure and decided to produce similar but higher-quality products, thus founding The American Tank and Fabricating Company in 1940.
Premier Development Partners, WIRE-Net Member Since 2015
Premier Development Partners, LLC (PDP) was formed in 2006 with the acquisition of 330 acres in Northeast Ohio that was previously owned by Duke Realty Corporation in Cleveland. Three of Premier's four partners were part of the Duke contingency – creating a unique group of home-grown and nationally-trained expertise. Premier Development Partners is a full-service commercial real estate development and construction firm with history, expertise, and a vision to benefit corporate real estate.
South Shore Controls, Inc., WIRE-Net Member Since 2012
South Shore Controls, Inc. (SSCI) was founded in 1996 in Painesville, Ohio by George Stekal and Rick Stark, who are still at the firm today. Stekal and Stark established South Shore Controls to be a complete source for manufacturing support. During the 1990s, when the company was created, manufacturers often had to go to a number of different companies to get a project completed. SSCI's mission was to be that go-to, single source provider. Today, SSCI provides mechanical and electrical design services, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, machining, and hydraulic fabrication, software development, electrical and mechanical installation services, and ongoing support service. And, experts have taken notice, as SSCI is a Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50, a Weatherhead 100, and a Governor's Excellence Award winner.
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