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2017 New Teacher’s Welcome Day

2017 New Teacher’s Welcome Day AWT is pleased to welcome teachers to our member companies! The Lake County Ohio Port & Economic Development Authority organizes this event with help from AWT, the Lake County Educational Service Center, the Lake County Chambers of Commerce, and Lake Metroparks. This event acquaints teachers with the manufacturing sector and […]

2017 RoboBots Battle

2017 RoboBots Battle Spectators welcome at the annual RoboBots Battle! The event takes place at the Lakeland gym – follow the signs, and the sound of crunching metal.

2017 ThinkMFG Career Expo

2017 ThinkMFG Career Expo Since 2012, the Lake County Chambers of Commerce and AWT have Worked Together to host the annual Lake County “Think Manufacturing Career Expo.” Recognizing the great need of our county manufacturers to find new qualified employees and recognizing the economic impact of the manufacturing industry in Lake County, we created this […]

Manufacturing by the Numbers (3rd Q 2016), from Team NEO

Manufacturing by the Numbers (3rd Q 2016), from Team NEO TeamNEO, the network regional partner of JobsOhio, released its quarterly economic indicators for Northeast Ohio in September 2016. Here’s a sample of their numbers: “Manufacturing makes up 26% of traded sectors.” “Manufacturing makes up 20% of the region’s GRP.” Part of why we do our […]

News and Links From 2016 and Earlier

Making Stuff Mike Rowe’s campaign called I Make America How Everyday Things Are Made: The Product Realization Network at Stanford University Theedgefactor.com The Edge Factor highlights the excitement of modern advanced manufacturing technology. This video-rich site displays real life manufacturing and metalworking challenges, spotlighting the technology that overcomes those challenges. Manufacturingiscool.com This award winning, interactive […]

Lake County Commissioners Declare October Manufacturing Month

AWT is pleased, proud and honored that the Lake County Board of Commissioners have resolved that October is Manufacturing Month in Lake County.  Manufacturing Month is a national initiative, and the resolution by Lake County to officially adopt this helps “encourage the active engagement of our communities, educational institutions and manufacturers to continue to work […]

AWT Foundation Inspires Next Generation with eduFACTOR

The Alliance for Working Together (AWT) Foundation’s mission to promote the development of rewarding careers in manufacturing and impact Ohio’s manufacturing community continues to advance as they partner with Edge Factor to support 51 public and private middle and high schools in Lake and Geauga counties with eduFACTOR’s inspiring media and interactive resources. “We are […]