FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MARCH 8, 2016
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.www.ironhorseeng.com
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 Program.www.remsa.org/grassrootspr.
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. www.manufacturingsuccess.org