Q4 EVENT: AMERICAN MANUFACTURING RENAISSANCE

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Join us for our TSMA Q4 event American Manufacturing Renaissance! The event will take place on October 17 from 2:00-5:00pm at DoubleTree Downtown. We will explore the state of manufacturing through people, policy, progress and profit. We are excited to have special guest speaker, Drew Greenblatt. Mr. Greenblatt is the chairman for the Small and Medium-Sized Manufacturers for the National Association of Manufacturers and the president of Marlin Steel Wire Products. We will be celebrating National Manufacturers Month as well with a reception after the speaker. There is no cost to attend this event for participants of Tri-State Manufacturers’ Alliance.

About Drew Greenblatt

Drew Greenblatt bought Marlin Steel in 1998 when it was a small maker of a commodity product. Since then, he has grown revenue seven fold and is currently expanding its factory floor space 53%. In the face of challenges to the global economy, Marlin Steel has invested over $4.5mil in robotics in a quest for quality and speed.

Today, Marlin Steel imports nothing and exports baskets and sheet metal fabrications to 38 countries including China, Australia, & Japan. Worker Safety is critical. Marlin Steel crossed the 2,301+ day safety milestone. In addition, Marlin Steel has been recognized as a winner of the INC 5000 2012 & 2013 (fastest Growing Companies in the USA), the Inner City 100 Fastest Growing companies in the USA (2012), Regional Employer of the Year (2007) from Baltimore City & Baltimore County and Drew Greenblatt has been chosen as an International Business Leadership Award Winner from the World Trade Center Institute (2011).

About Southwest Indiana Chamber

Since 1915, the Southwest Indiana Chamber has been a trusted ally of the regional business community. Today we are one of the state’s largest, strongest, and most impactful nonprofit business organizations, representing a total membership of more than 1,800 businesses, organizations, and agencies. About one-third of members have invested in our organization for 10 or more years. While nearly all major employers in our region invest in the Southwest Indiana Chamber, 71% of our member businesses have 25 or fewer employees.

Learn more about the Chamber, our members, and the Southwest Indiana regional business community at www.swinchamber.com.

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