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Annual Meeting Preview: Sustainability: A 21st Century American Grand Strategy

Posted by WIRE-Net on Apr 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

This year's Annual Meeting keynote address Sustainability: A 21st Century American Grand Strategy, will be presented by retired Marine Colonel Mark "Puck" Mykleby, co-author of the book The New Grand Strategy: Restoring Prosperity, Security, and Sustainability in the 21st Century, and co-founder of the Long Haul Capital Group. His book offers an in-depth approach to U.S. grand strategy that takes the best of progressive and conservative ideas and illustrates how business can lead the country into a new strategic era focused on driving sustainable prosperity and security.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Annual Meeting, Sustainability, Keynote Speaker, Oil and Gas

WIRE-Net Annual Meeting Preview: Auction to Benefit Our Youth Programs

Posted by WIRE-Net on Apr 24, 2017 3:54:42 PM

WIRE-Net and the Friends of Max Hayes collaborate closely to build rigorous work-based learning experiences for both teachers and students at Max S. Hayes Career and Technical High School. Our programs ensure that students get exposure to a range of career opportunities in machining, welding, computer aided design, robotics, and other fields.

Help us support the future generation of manufacturing. New to this year's Annual Meeting event, the Friends of Max Hayes, will be hosting an auction to raise funds for WIRE-Net's youth programs at Max Hayes High School.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Annual Meeting, Max Hayes High School, Friends of Max Hayes, Youth Programs, Fundraising

WIRE-Net Annual Meeting Preview: 2017 Mission Builder Winners

Posted by WIRE-Net on Apr 24, 2017 2:07:54 PM

Since 2003, WIRE-Net has recognized manufacturing companies that strengthen manufacturing in Northeast Ohio through their work and accomplishments. This year's winners have been selected because they are committed to growing their businesses locally, and have invested in themselves and in our community.

The Mission Builder Awards will be handed out to these five companies during the WIRE-Net Annual Meeting celebration taking place Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Oatey, Jamestown Container Companies, AT&F, Annual Meeting, Felber PR & Marketing, Talan Products, Inc., Simplex-IT, Weston Hurd, Control Electric, Euro USA, Evergreen Industrial Batteries, Melin Tool, ArcelorMittal, Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network, Kitzel, Midwest Box Company, PNC Bank, ERC, Mansour Gavin

#CelebrateMFG at WIRE-Net's 2016 Annual Meeting

Posted by Kristen Haning on Apr 11, 2016 2:31:15 PM

 On April 26th, join over 320 individuals—including WIRE-Net’s Board of Directors, members, government officials, and community leaders—for WIRE-Net’s 2016 Annual Meeting to celebrate manufacturing growth and achievement in Northeast Ohio.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, AT&F, Jergens, Inc., Stripmatic Products, Inc., Swift Filters, Inc., Alcoa, WIRE-Net Annual Meeting

Accelerating Cleveland Manufacturing...in High Spirits!

Posted by Kristen Haning on Feb 5, 2016 4:04:31 PM

Last night I was thrilled to be joined by 120 friends from our manufacturing community to kick-off our 2016 Accelerate Cleveland Manufacturing year. Attendees enjoyed Cleveland Whiskey’s award winning bourbon and signature cocktail: A Winter Night in Cleveland at the offices of Boondock Walker in MidTown.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Accelerate Cleveland Manufacturing, MAGNET, Business Growth, Cleveland Whiskey

Think beyond the Cuyahoga…

Posted by Julie King on Jan 12, 2016 10:54:31 AM

"I was impressed with the amount of collaborative capability that was available at CWRU as well as their focus on being available to local companies."
– WIRE-Net Event Attendee

We had to get VISAs and our passports stamped to cross over the Cuyahoga River and enter University Circle, but our visit to Case Western Reserve University opened our eyes to think beyond the possible, the CWRU tagline. Our 42 event attendees expected to see lots of capabilities, but were most impressed by the welcome and collaborative spirit they found.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Innovation, Networking

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 Hayes High School, Manufacturing Month, Manufacturing Day, Rockwell Automation

This Month, Support Manufacturing!

Posted by Kristen Haning on Oct 6, 2015 2:07:16 PM

October is Manufacturing Month in the State of Ohio. This is a month-long celebration of the manufacturing industry, its importance to our state economy, and the men and women working in our state’s manufacturing sector.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Manufacturing Growth, Manufacturing Month

For the Love of Manufacturing

Posted by Kristen Haning on Aug 13, 2015 12:21:00 PM

Here at WIRE-Net we love two things: our members and manufacturing.

We love supporting our members and the work they do to make high quality products that our community and region are proud of.

And what’s not to love about manufacturing?

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Cleveland Manufacturing, Membership

Where Manufacturers Go to Find Safety Advice and Training

Posted by Julie King on Aug 7, 2015 1:00:20 PM

Safety is serious business for manufacturers. From Personal Protective Equipment to OSHA record keeping, plant managers could use a full-time safety manager.

WIRE-Net’s preferred provider, Spooner Incorporated, offers a wide variety of safety services from training on safety issues, investigations of serious incidents, to creating written plans and representation at OSHA informal conferences.

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Topics: Manufacturing Events, Safety, OSHA, Cost-Saving Programs, Spooner Inc.

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