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Urban Manufacturing Growth Strategy Is Working in Cleveland

Posted by Julie King on Nov 16, 2015 2:56:55 PM

In early 2015, a Cleveland manufacturer employing 76 skilled workers including welders, machinists, and engineers confided that he wanted to develop a value engineering program and add customers in Northeast Ohio. A growth assessment identified three priorities: 1) Find financing to enable a $600K process automation investment, along with associated process improvement to make best use of the equipment, 2) Increase plant efficiency by engaging employees to take ownership of continuous improvement, and 3) recruit an open Manufacturing Lead position.

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Topics: News, Accelerate Cleveland Manufacturing, Cleveland, Manufacturing, Martindale Electric Co.

Educating Students About the "Real-World" of Manufacturing

Posted by Lynn Nickels on Oct 9, 2015 3:26:04 PM

Manufacturing is very much alive and kicking! Max S. Hayes High School students found that out on Friday, October 2nd, when they attended the local Rockwell Automation National Manufacturing Day event in Twinsburg, Ohio.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Manufacturing Growth, Cleveland, Max S. Hayes High School, Manufacturing Month, Manufacturing Day, Rockwell Automation

Students Take It To The New Max! at Summer Camp

Posted by Gilbert Ruiz on Jul 23, 2015 3:05:00 PM

There is no doubt that the start of high school can be intimidating. For 50 incoming Cleveland area high school freshmen this obstacle was made a lot less frightening with the help of WIRE-Net’s Take It To the Max! Summer Camp orientation.

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Topics: Accelerate Cleveland Manufacturing, Workforce Development, Education, Cleveland, Max S. Hayes High School

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