An Eight County Manufacturing Partnership
GR8T Manufacturing launched in November 2018 as a business-led partnership for manufacturers in Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Warren Counties. Since that time, 50+ companies have been working collaboratively through quarterly meetings and action teams on ideas to strengthen and grow manufacturing in the region, focusing on three key priorities: B2B Connections, Branding the Region, and Promoting Manufacturing Careers.
Our Region is a Great Place for Manufacturing Careers
Jamie Jazwinski’s motivation to relocate back to Western Pennsylvania from Akron, Ohio came from her desire to be involved in industrial sales, be closer to her family and her longing for the feeling of closeness of a small town. Jamie is now approaching her 20th anniversary at Powered Aire in Greenville where she now holds the position of Regional Sales Manager. She oversees the sales process of air doors and curtains in over 20 states. When she is not traveling to client facilities, Jamie can be found at the office striving to better the business and reach new clients.
Benjamin Beck moved back to Greenville in 2016 working for various companies in marketing and is now The Procedural Support Manager at FHC. Beck bounced between Detroit, and Greenville and ultimately chose Greenville for its size and fit, saying, “I love the pace of life here.” Beck acknowledged that finding a job for his particular skill set was difficult but made it clear that he wanted to gain valuable experience through work with local institutions and non-profit organizations. He noted later that that this decision would ultimately play a big role in where he ended up.
John Williams, a Penn State Behrend graduate originally from Erie, Pennsylvania was ecstatic to relocate back to his hometown after spending five years on the other side of the state. With a degree in Plastics Engineering Technology, the desire to move back to his hometown and the news that an Erie-based custom injection molding company was expanding, John was determined to score a position within Plastikos Inc. Now, John has been at the company for two years and takes pride in the role he plays in the manufacturing of molds for medical equipment.
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