Manufacturing Events

Manufacturing Events and Programs

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May 1, 2018

DRMA Manufacturing Day Meet Up

Location: GEM City Engineering

Thinking about hosting an open house for MFG Day?

Want a few tips on making your open house successful?

DRMA will be holding a meet up around the topic of setting up a MFG Day Open House at your company. Meet and speak with other manufacturers who have successfully participated in MFG Day before. Get your questions answered in a causal and comfortable atmosphere.

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May 1, 2018

Financing Your Small Business Workshop

As part of the local celebration of National Small Business Week, the local Small Business Administration is hosting this FREE workshop, featuring several panels of lending institutions who will discuss traditional and alternative lending, as well as a panel of small businesses who will discuss their own experiences. 

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May 2, 2018

AS9100 Program Webinar

Featuring: Priscila McCarty

Need to get AS9100 Certified?

Already working on updating to Rev D?

If you are considering AS Certification… 15 minutes could save you money!

Our AS9100 Program can help you to find vetted resources, get certified, or maintain certification.

Funding is available to help offset some of the costs associated for manufacturers. 

The process is a simple and painless 1 page application!  The program can cover many related services, including:

  • Gap Analyses
  • Consulting Services
  • Training
  • Certification Audits
  • Surveillance Audits

Attend the informational webinar to find out more

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May 1-2, 2018

Ohio Business Matchmaker

Ohio’s largest small business to government contracting event.

This is your opportunity to meet 1 on 1 with federal, state, and local government buyers that represent billions of dollars in contracts.

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May 3, 2018

AS9100 Certification Panel – Springfield

Join us for a panel discussion on AS9100 certification.  If you are new to AS9100 or if you are ISO9001 certified and considering getting the AS9100 certification, this discussion is for you.  Come and learn more about the AS certification, what it takes to get certified, and what is needed to maintain the certification.  The panel will include companies who have achieved the certification.  Hear their perspective first hand and learn how the certification has impacted their business.  Certification resources will also be available.

Register to Attend

 


May 4, 2018

AS9100 Certification Panel – Beavercreek

Join us for a panel discussion on AS9100 certification.  If you are new to AS9100 or if you are ISO9001 certified and considering getting the AS9100 certification, this discussion is for you.  Come and learn more about the AS certification, what it takes to get certified, and what is needed to maintain the certification.  The panel will include companies who have achieved the certification.  Hear their perspective first hand and learn how the certification has impacted their business.  Certification resources will also be available.

Register to Attend

 


 

June 14, 2018

FAST Talk – Springfield

Manufacturing & Machining Cost Estimating

Featured speaker: Lisa Novelli

Are you confronted with low win rates in your quoting process?  Do you know what your win/loss ratio is?  This FAST Talk will offer an overview of what CNC job shop (and other manufacturing businesses) can do to embrace and enhance their quoting process.  We will investigate cost estimating approaches, discuss how and what to measure, cost analysis, and hidden factors that will help identify what is affecting your win/loss ratio, as it applies to your cost estimating process.

This FAST Talk will help you to:

  • Better understand the costs
  • Improve the accuracy of your quotes
  • Figure out what should be measured
  • Eliminate inefficiencies

Lisa Novelli is a Sr. Technical Advisor to FASTLANE. She has a Bachelors in Mechanical Design and Masters in Business Administration. Lisa has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing and operations management in aerospace, medical, and commercial industries. Including experience with CNC machining and work-holding, injection molding and tool design, and automation. Lisa’s focus is on turn-around, ROI and capital investments.

Registration will open soon

 


June 20, 2018

SBIR Road Tour

SBIRroadtour.com

Columbus, Ohio

 


July 16-22, 2018

The Farnborough International Airshow 2018

The Kent State University College of Aeronautics and Engineering is partnering with the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) and other aerospace associations to bring you the best opportunities for B2B meetings connections and contacts. You can join them in their prime location that is part of the FAC booth at Farnborough.

Tap into their technical expertise and contacts to help you make the connections needed to grow your aerospace business internationally.

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Funding is Available for Additive Manufacturing
But, time is running out!  Hurry to apply for the FASTLANE
3D Printing – Additive Manufacturing Program.  Have questions about how this rapidly growing innovative technology could help your manufacturing business?  Ask our team how other manufacturers are using additive in their business or click here to learn more.

Funding is Available for Cyber Security
Many small companies are getting hacked, customer records are accessed, trade secrets are stolen…the State of Ohio wants to help you to protect your business.  It has gotten to the point that the Department of Defense will no longer do business with companies who are not taking the measures to ensure they are compliant with NIST 800-171.  Don’t make the mistake of thinking that your firewall is enough.  Ask our team how you can protect your business or click Cyber Security Compliance Program to learn more.

Funding is Available for AS9100 Related Services
This funding opportunity includes expenses for training, gap analysis, consulting, audits, certifications, etc.  Ask our team how you can get funding to help with your AS9100 certification.

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