Where Manufacturing Matters

Manufacturing Works

Recent Posts

Do Your Employees Struggle Getting to Work?

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Aug 16, 2019 10:31:46 AM

Do you have problems attracting and retaining entry level employees? Do transportation issues affect your current employees?

Read More

Topics: Workforce Development, Workforce, Paradox Prize

Beautifying Cleveland's Industrial Neighborhoods

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Aug 15, 2019 9:26:22 AM

. . . One Building at a Time!

A local manufacturer of roofing materials and roofing systems converted an unused building on their campus into a world-class training facility. The facility hosts training programs for company employees from both the U.S. and around the world.

Read More

Topics: Cleveland Industrial Retention Initiative (CIRI), City of Cleveland

Robotics Taking Root in Northeast Ohio

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Jun 21, 2019 11:25:11 AM

If details drive a project, then robotics may be taking root in Northeast Ohio factories. Representatives from eleven regional manufacturers participated in a two-hour workshop earlier this month to learn specifics about programming, tooling, and deployment of collaborative robots. Host Jim Tipton of Tipton Machinery Co. and Neff Engineering's Chuck Masluk provided live demonstrations and answered questions on a variety of topics. The program was one of a series by Manufacturing Works that's intended to assist local manufacturers in exploring technology as a solution to ongoing challenges on the factory floor.

Read More

Topics: IoT, IIoT, Digital Transformation, Cobots, Robotics, Tipton Machinery Co., Neff Engineering

Apprenticeships In the 21st Century

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Mar 14, 2019 11:06:59 AM

According to Ideastream, at the end of 2018 about 6.6. million Americans were unemployed and companies had almost as many job openings. In many cases, the people looking for work simply weren’t qualified for the positions that companies needed to fill. One solution to address the labor shortage and the skills gap are apprenticeship programs.

Read More

Topics: Apprenticeship Consortium, Ideastream

We LOVE Manufacturing-2019 Manufacturing Survey Rollout

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Feb 15, 2019 10:07:48 AM

It’s true we love manufacturing! And the packed house at yesterday’s 2019 Manufacturing Survey Rollout Event was evidence that many others in our region do too. The survey results, presented by Purolator International, were a compilation of insights from 500 manufacturing companies and Manufacturing Works members that responded to the survey now in its third year.

Read More

Topics: MAGNET, Team NEO

OSHA Update: What Will Impact Worker Safety In 2019?

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Jan 25, 2019 9:18:21 AM

The start of the year is a great time to get up-to-date on current OSHA rules and regulations. According to OSHA compliance officer, Peter "P.J." Grakauskas, Northeast Ohio Manufacturing companies should be aware of these Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) changes,

Read More

Topics: Safety, OSHA

This November Celebrate MFG: 2018 Nuts & Bolts Fundraising Bash

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Oct 18, 2018 4:54:31 PM

Manufacturing Works is continuing its 30th anniversary with its 2018 Nuts & Bolts Fundraising Bash on Thursday, November 8, 2018. It will take place in the Cibreo Italian Kitchen’s Cibreo Privato located on 1501 E. 14th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. The event will last from 6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Read More

Topics: Nuts & Bolts Bash, Fundraiser

#MFGDay18 Exposes Students to Local Manufacturing Opportunities

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Oct 17, 2018 12:39:30 PM

Manufacturing Month is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. It addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. To match up with Manufacturing Day, which takes place on October 5th this year, the state of Ohio celebrates Manufacturing Month the entire month of October.

Read More

Topics: Manufacturing Events, Max S. Hayes High School, Manufacturing Day, Youth Programs, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Making It: Boxes Open Path to Success at Tap in Cleveland

Posted by Manufacturing Works on Sep 20, 2018 1:08:21 PM

Tap Packaging Solutions, Manufacturing Works Member Since 2017

Tap Packaging Solutions is a 100 year old company, being run by the third generation of the Chilcote family and its 120 employees. During its first 100 years, the Chilcote Company, dba Tap Packaging Solutions, established itself as a national leader in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of professional photo packaging.

Read More

Topics: Membership, Member Profile, Western Reserve Historical Society, Tap Packaging Solutions, Ideastream, The Chilcote Company, The Cleveland Encyclopedia

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all

Follow Us