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WVMEP Newsletter is a monthly electronic newsletter produced by the Statler College Marketing and Communication Office for companies affiliated with the West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership. To receive WVMEP Newsletter, click to Subscribe.

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WVMEP Newsletter August 2019

Welcome, Carbon Monoxide: The “Silent Killer” Lurking in Your Warehouse, Service Solution: Strategic Planning, Energy Tip, Resource Solutions: WV Manufacturers Association, Uncle Bunk's, Putnam County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Advancing Manufacturing with Automation and Robotics, Environmental Compliance and Permitting in West Virginia, Kanawha County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Lunch and Learn: Industrial Hygiene 101, Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement, ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training, Hino Trucks opens Mineral Wells facility, announces additional $40 million investment, Pietro Fiorentini opens 1st U.S. manufacturing plant, Mister Bee Potato Chips plans new warehouse as business grows, Superior Fibers plans $5 million expansion, Women & Technology Conference comes to Charleston October 21

WVMEP Newsletter June 2019

Welcome, First Aid Workplace Requirements, Service Solution: Cybersecurity, Energy Tip, CART - Center for Applied Research and Technology, Northern Panhandle Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Understanding Cybersecurity ... Why it's important to be "cyber secure", Putnam County Manufacturer's Roundtable, Advancing Manufacturing with Automation and Robotics, Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Air, Water, & Waste in the State of West Virginia, Kanawha County Manufacturer's Roundtable, Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement, Tasty Blend Foods completes $3 million expansion of Southern WV manufacturing plant, Washington Works facility part of ‘new DuPont’ relaunch New industry in Mount Hope bringing jobs, Hino Motors move to new manufacturing plant in Mineral Wells advancing Log cabin company opens in Mingo County, Recognizing Small Business Award recipients from the Mountain State, Blue Smoke Salsa | Made in the Tri-State

WVMEP Newsletter April 2019

Welcome, WV Manufacturing Survey, Respirators: Worker’s Last Line of Defense, Service Solution: Root Cause Analysis, Energy Tip, Resources: WV Development Office, ‘Reverse job fairs’ at career and technical schools begin Tuesday, New investment at Toyota WV is $111 million, 123 anticipated jobs, Northrop Grumman plant in Mineral County, WV, will create up to 500 jobs over five year period, Constellium, Blue Origin reach multi-year contract, Jupiter Aluminum announces expansion of Brooke County presence, Building solid wood furniture in the Mountain State, Appalachian Power introduces incentive rates for new, expanding businesses, Advancing Manufacturing with Robotics and Automation, Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Air, Water and Waste in the State of West Virginia, Innovation Workshop … A Process for Success, ISO 14001 Internal Auditor Training, Leading for Results, Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Air, Water, & Waste in the State of West Virginia, Understanding Cybersecurity … Why it’s important to be “cyber secure”, Advancing Manufacturing with Automation and Robotics, Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement

WVMEP Newsletter February 2019

Welcome, What do you need from the WVMEP?, Post your 2018 summary of injuries and illnesses (form 300-A), Service solution: industrial hygiene, Energy tip: refrigeration, Resource: West Virginia Development Office, Touchstone Labs: growing business and sending WV coal into space, Mackenzie-Dow to relocate furniture showroom to its manufacturing site, Exporters honored for getting products into new countries, Buzz Foods to expand, creating 25-30 new jobs, ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training, How to Become More Efficient … An Introduction to Lean Manufacturing, First West Virginia Manufacturing Summit (with West Virginia Manufacturers Association), Lunch & Learn: OSHA’s Top 10 Cited Violations … What Every Supervisor Needs to Know about Safety, Advancing Manufacturing with Robotics and Automation, Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Air, Water and Waste in the State of West Virginia, Fayette County Manufacturers Roundtable, Raleigh County Manufacturers Roundtable

WVMEP Newsletter December 2018

Welcome, Workplace safety and the flu, Service Solutions: Quality Management System 101, Energy Tip, Resource: WV Jobs Investment Trust, Manufacturer spotlight, Understanding Cybersecurity … Why it’s Important to be “Cyber Secure”, How to Become More Efficient … An Introduction to Lean Manufacturing, Lunch & Learn: OSHA’s Top Ten Cited Violations …What Every Supervisor Needs to Know About Safety, Robotics and Automation in Manufacturing, Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Air, Water and Waste in the State of West Virginia, Environmental Compliance and Permitting for Air, Water and Waste in the State of West Virginia, Gov. Jim Justice names new Commerce secretary, minority affairs leader in Charleston, WV, Engineering based fields provide wide variety of high paying careers in West Virginia, Company: Summer 2019 will bring start of production at Greenbrier County whiskey barrel plant

WVMEP Newsletter October 2018

Welcome, What types of facial hair are acceptable for respirator use?, Service Solutions: Six Sigma, Energy Tip, Resource Solutions: MATTR, Entering the Shale Gas and Chemical Supply Chain, Manufacturing Day, Entering the Shale Gas and Chemical Supply Chain , Six Sigma Green Belt for Process Improvement, Innovation Workshop, TechConnect Cyber and Coding Summit, Lunch & Learn: What Every Supervisor Needs to Know About Noise and Hearing Conservation, Armstrong Flooring breaks ground on new distribution center in Randolph County, Sistersville Tank Works owners poised to serve more natural gas customers, Constellium signs contract to supply Boeing with aluminum products, New W.Va. development director has career ties to petroleum industry, State delegates say recent tax break will support state's aerospace industry, Need for women in technology-related careers, education focus of annual conference, Survey.

WVMEP Newsletter August 2018

Welcome, OSHA’s Extends Amputation Risk Program; Will Your Company be the Next Target?, Service Solution: Inventory Management, Replace V-Belts with Cogged Belts, Resources: Mid-Atlantic Aerospace Complex, Multicoat Products, Upcoming Events, Thomas to Keynote Women & Technology Conference, Entering the Shale Gas and Chemical Supply Chain, Nations largest stone wool producer breaks ground on $150 million facility in Jefferson Co., Picking up steam: Procter & Gamble assembly moves forward, A Wellsburg company takes its patented dock technology to clients worldwide.

WVMEP Newsletter June 2018

Welcome, What do you need from the WVMEP?, Sound contour map, Service solution: time studies, Energy tip: use outside air for compressor intake, Governor's guaranteed work force program, Burch Wood Products, Greenbrier Valley roundtable, Cybersecurity workshop, Women & Technology Conference, Manufacturing Day, Governor's Energy Summit, Cybersecurity workshop, Innovation workshop, Italian manufacturing plant breaks ground in Jefferson County, Truston Technologies: Company’s ‘best days are surely ahead’; new facility opens in Wyoming County, W.Va., Wellsburg business noted for success in exports, Truston Industries partners with WVU College of Engineering for certification, Mining repair firm expands opportunities

WVMEP Newsletter April 2018

Welcome, Take our survey!, Save Energy Program: Energy and Efficiency Workshop, SILICA: It's not just dust!, Service solution:- job/work instructions, Energy tip, Resources, Progressive Industries/Precision Tool, Mining repair firm expands opportunities, Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference, Leading for Results – Leadership Workshop, SEP Energy & Efficiency Workshop, Cybersecurity Workshop, W.Va. seeing upswing in manufacturing jobs, Justrite Safety Group Acquires Eagle Manufacturing Co., Today’s manufacturing requires new job skills, Production of Bounce begins this week at Martinsburg Procter & Gamble plant, Italian firm breaks ground on $10 million facility in Jefferson County, Ciotti: 'It was love at first sight with this place'

WVMEP Newsletter February 2018

Welcome, What do you need from the WVMEP?, Did YOU know?, Service Solution: Plant Layout, Energy Tip, Save the Date, Blue Green Alliance, Automated Merchandising Systems Inc., Greenbrier County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Raleigh County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Fayette County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Lean 101: Introduction to Lean Manufacturing, Leading for Results – Leadership Workshop, SEP Energy & Efficiency Workshop, Randolph County flooring plant announces major expansion, W.Va. Timber: Furniture Company Thriving in Berkeley Springs, Mineral County Development Authority first in state to acquire property using IRS 170 charitable exchange, Gurkee’s sandal company succeeds and thrives in West Virginia, Procter & Gamble announces more jobs, new product line for Martinsburg plant

WVMEP Newsletter December 2017

Welcome, Did YOU know?, Service Solution - Process Optimization, Energy Tip, Resource - Patent and Trademark Resource Center, CMI, SEP Energy & Efficiency Workshop, Mercer County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Greenbrier County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Raleigh County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Fayette County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, West Virginia announces $83.7 billion gas development deal with China Energy, Gov. Justice and Sec. Thrasher announce new hardwood manufacturing plant in Greenbrier County, Armacell to expand Spencer manufacturing operations, add 20 jobs, Hino motors expanding in West Virginia, New development leader outlines strategy to bring new business

WVMEP Newsletter October 2017

Welcome, Energy survey, Did YOU know?, Service solution - process optimization, Energy tip, West Virginia Trade Missions, Brake Supply, OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training Event, Environmental Compliance & Permitting, Raleigh County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, What Every Supervisor Needs to Know About Safety & Health, Environmental Compliance & Permitting, WVU Safety Management Symposium: Role of Technology in Safety Leadership, West Virginia company completes complicated job in central America, Groundbreaking held for new methanol plant in Kanawha County, Procter & Gamble plant — and its employees — taking shape in Eastern Panhandle, Toyota announces $115.3 million investment build hybrid transaxles in W.Va.

WVMEP Newsletter August 2017

Welcome, Did YOU know?, Service trends: leadership development, Statler College: engineering career fair, Energy tip, Resource solutions, Truston, Management 101 – the Basics, Greenbrier Valley Roundtable, Raleigh County Airport Industrial Park Roundtable, OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training Event, What Every Supervisor Needs to Know About Safety & Health, ROXUL Will Build Manufacturing Plant in Jefferson County, Hino Marks Ten Years in Wood County, W.Va.'s Only Brick Manufacturer Marks 100 Years, Italian Manufacturer Building $10M Plant in West Virginia, Developers Say Panhandle Pipeline Project Will Provide an Essential Tool, Cybersecurity Could Be WV's next Big Growth Area, Leaders Say

WVMEP Newsletter June 2017

Welcome, Did YOU know?, Service trends: Lean, Survey: The Future of Manufacturing in West Virginia, Energy tip, The Performance Group, Inc., Create Opportunity – Lean Manufacturing, Introduction to Lean Manufacturing, Mercer County Manufacturers Roundtable, Environmental Compliance & Permitting, Management 101 – the Basics, Raleigh County Airport Industrial Park Roundtable, Management 101 – the Basics, OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training Event, What Every Supervisor Needs to Know About Safety & Health, Eight New Members Added to the MEP Advisory Board, Manufacturing Plant Locates in Weirton

WVMEP Newsletter April 2017

Welcome, Did YOU know?, Service trends: Innovation, Energy tip, Resource solutions, Manufacturer spotlight: SAL Chemical, Mercer County Manufacturer’s Roundtable, Raleigh County Airport Industrial Park Roundtable, Creating Value through Export Open Enrollment Class, Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Roundtable, Gas compression company to locate manufacturing site in Weirton

WVMEP Newsletter February 2017

Welcome, Did YOU know?, Service trends: SBIR, Energy tip, Resource solutions, Manufacturer spotlight: Criterion, Nicholas County Wood Products Roundtable, Mercer County Manufacturer's Roundtable, Raleigh County Airport Industrial Park Roundtable

WVMEP Newsletter December 2016

Welcome, Spotlight on safety, Service trends: 5S training and facilitation, Energy tip, Resource solutions, Manufacturer spotlight: C.U.E. of West Virginia, Bombardier expansion in Bridgeport expected to create hundreds of new jobs

WVMEP Newsletter October 2016

Welcome, Spotlight on safety, Service solutions: value stream mapping, Quality solutions, Resource solutions: WVU shared research facilities available, Manufacturer spotlight: Huntington Plating, Inc., Industrial extension to assist in retraining of coal impacted companies, workers, Innovation Workshop December 1