Dale Toney, Instructor of the Robotics, Automation, and Design Academy, RAD, at MTI was recently awarded a Grand Prize in The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation Teacher Innovator Awards. He will receive a five-day “Innovation Immersion Experience” at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan which will take place from July 28-August 2, 2018. The trip includes roundtrip
MRMA is excited to once again offer the Rob Adamiak Memorial Schollarship. This is an endowed scholarship at CF for full or part time students working toward a degree or certification. Selected students will be awarded with a scholarship ranging from $500 to $1,000. Preference is given to MRMA member employees and family members. Application
On February 12, 2015, members of MRMA as well as some distinguished guests, including school board members, attended a fabulous lunch provided by the Culinary students at MTI. This was followed by a tour of the engineering/robotic department where the students provided demonstrations of some of their educational models. MRMA members could tell how much
Members of MRMA enjoyed a tour of Creative Foam Medical Systems. They are a leader in custom designing and manufacturing vinyl-coated foam products for the diagnostic imaging industry. Their vinyl coating process provides an aesthetically pleasing and seamless cushioning medium that is free from bacteria-harboring areas. The staff were very knowledgeable about their processes and
MRMA was excited to have Jonathan Jarrell who is the Regional Human Resource Director for Performance Food Group as a guest speaker for their July meeting. Known by his friends as “JJ” he has spent the last 17 years in leadership. Having worked within some very successful organizations “JJ” has used his role in Human Resources to
CF and MTI are expanding training available to manufacturers and logistics companies. Hands-on training is an important aspect on this instruction. If you have equipment like CNC machines, and forklifts that you can donate, please contact Rob at [email protected] or 352-840-5764.
Have you considered hiring an intern? Have a special project that you just have not been able to get to–hire an intern? CF and MTI have students looking for internship opportunities. CareerSource is also funding a limited number of internships by paying for up to 12 weeks salary and workers comp for the intern. Contact
Nominations are NOW OPEN for Manufacturer of the Year awards. This year, we have made the awards even better by adding a category for Distributor! Any Florida manufacturing company or distributor integral to the manufacturing supply chain, is eligible for nomination. A nominating organization can include any industry group, supplier, customer, workforce or economic development