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Groov-Pin Exhibits at the 2018 International Fastener Expo
11/13/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

Members of the Groov-Pin team attended the 2018 International Fastener Expo (IFE) at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Groov-Pin manufactures parts that are used by both OEMs and distributors, so IFE is an ideal opportunity for us to connect with other manufacturers, distributors, and end users. 

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Groov-Pin Operations Manager Attends Apprenticeship Seminar
11/6/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

Groov-Pin’s operations manager, Scott Bunn, attended a 6-day “Train the Trainer” seminar as part of the Georgia Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (GA CATT) apprenticeship program. Each participating company must have a mentor or trainer who is trained and certified by the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S., Inc. 

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Groov-Pin: Stuff Made in RI
10/24/18  |  Providence Business News

Learn more about Groov-Pin, the products we make, our employee programs, cool customers, career opportunities and benefits, and more in the 2018 Stuff Made in RI issue of Providence Business News. See our profile here and pick up a copy to discover more Rhode Island businesses. 

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Groov-Pin's 100-Day Walk to Wellness Challenge
10/18/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

We are keeping our Walk to Wellness walking challenges going during the fall and winter months with a 100-day challenge. Beginning on Monday, October 15, 2018, Groov-Pin employees will have 100 days to walk as many miles as they can to earn different prizes.

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Groov-Pin Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2018
10/10/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

Groov-Pin celebrated Manufacturing Day on October, 5, 2018, by hosting facility tours for members of our local community. Manufacturing Day is a great opportunity to connect with students and educators in our community to give them an idea of what modern careers in manufacturing look like and inspire the next generation of workers.

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Get to Know Groov-Pin: Ed Fox
10/2/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

Ed Fox is Groov-Pin’s controller, which means he is responsible for the finance and accounting operations of our business. “I find it rewarding when I see the parts that we make in our customers’ products,” he said. “One of my favorite parts to tell people about is the component used in life vests. I’m proud of the fact that we make parts that go into these items.”

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Visit Groov-Pin at Booth #3737 at the 2018 Fastener Show
9/19/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

Visit Groov-Pin at Booth #3737 at the 2018 Fastener Show at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 to see our sales manager, Mark Ciuba, application specialists, Chris Swarm and Scott Stanier, and marketing specialist, Lauren Ciuba.

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Celebrate Manufacturing Day 2018 with Groov-Pin
9/12/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

On Friday, October 5, 2018, Groov-Pin will host facility tours in Smithfield, Rhode Island, to celebrate Manufacturing Day. Visitors will be able to learn about our manufacturing process, the fasteners we manufacture, and potential careers. Check out our event to see how you can participate.

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Get to Know Groov-Pin: Brian Sylvestre
9/5/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

Brian Sylvestre is a project engineer at Precision Turned Components (PTC), Groov-Pin’s subsidiary located in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Brian enjoys working in manufacturing because of the challenges it presents. “No matter how much experience you have with screw machines, there will always be a new challenge and something new to learn.”

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Groov-Pin Employees Stay Active with Summer Walking Challenges
8/29/18  |  Lauren Ciuba

More than half of Groov-Pin’s employees participated in our summer 2018 Walk to Wellness challenges. Walk to Wellness is a popular component of our corporate wellness program and employees look forward to new challenges and prizes each time.

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