Iron Horse Engineering, MAGNET & REMSA to host Congressman Joyce for tour, rail and manufacturing discussion

Iron Horse Engineering, MAGNET & REMSA to host Congressman Joyce for tour, rail and manufacturing discussion


Event scheduled for March 9, 11 am – 1 pm

WHAT: Iron Horse Engineering Co., the Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET), and the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), will host Congressman David P. Joyce (R-OH-14) for a tour of Iron Horse Engineering and discussion of public policy priorities for Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing and rail communities. Local Ohio manufacturers, railroads, and rail safety groups have confirmed attendance.

WHEN: March 9, 2016.

11:00am – Tour and discussion with Rep. Joyce

12:00pm – Lunch and networking

WHERE: Iron Horse Engineering

15567 Main Market Road

Parkman, OH 44080

WHO: Rep. David P. Joyce, Member of Congress, Ohio’s 14th Congressional District

                Ethan Karp, President & CEO, MAGNET

                Tracie Roberts, Vice President, Iron Horse Engineering

                Gena Sheldon, State Director, Operation Lifesaver – Ohio

                Sean Winkler, Grassroots Coordinator, REMSA


Iron Horse Engineering Co., a division of Montville Plastics & Rubber, was started in 1989. All of Iron Horse’s innovative products are made in America and are a crucial part of the burgeoning manufacturing renaissance around Cleveland. Montville / Iron Horse employ roughly 50 people are is a proud member of both MAGNET and

 REMSA is a non-profit membership-based organization located in Washington, D.C. that represents and promotes over 350 companies and individuals who manufacture or sell products and/or services in the railroad maintenance-of-way industry. REMSA connects members to important Washington policy makers through its Grassroots

 MAGNET’s mission is to support, educate and champion manufacturing in Northeast Ohio with the goal of transforming our regional economy into a powerful, global player. For more than 30 years, MAGNET has offered a wide range of capabilities to manufacturers as part of the national and Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). These services, which include product and process development, workforce initiatives, and lean/operations consulting, help companies by improving revenue and job retention as well as driving manufacturing and economic development in Northeast Ohio.