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Get to Know Groov-Pin: Dave Beland
11/3/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

Groov-Pin’s tool maker, Dave Beland, has supported our manufacturing efforts by making tooling and providing mechanical support for more than 18 years. Dave also trains interns in the tool room. “I don’t have expectations for what interns should be doing, they need to find their own way for however they want their careers to pan out,” he said.

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Groov-Pin Exhibits at the 2017 International Fastener Expo
10/24/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

Groov-Pin’s sales manager, Mark Ciuba, application specialists, Chris Swarm and Scott Stanier, and marketing specialist, Lauren Ciuba, exhibited at the International Fastener Expo (IFE) last week at the Convention Center in Las Vegas. Each year, the event features more than 600 exhibiting companies from over 30 countries.

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Groov-Pin Participates in CCRI's New Fast Track to CNC Manufacturing Program
10/13/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

This month, representatives from the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI), Polaris MEP, and the Rhode Island Department of Labor visited Groov-Pin to discuss CCRI’s new Fast Track to CNC Manufacturing program, which began on September 25, 2017.

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Groov-Pin Celebrates Manufacturing Day 2017
10/10/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

Groov-Pin celebrated Manufacturing Day 2018 by hosting facility tours of our Smithfield, Rhode Island, headquarters. Congressman David Cicilline, members of the VocLinks program at SpurwinkRI, and students from Salve Regina University all visited to talk to our team and learn about the parts we manufacture.

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Get to Know Groov-Pin: Chris Swarm
10/3/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

Chris Swarm has been an application specialist at Groov-Pin for over 25 years and has developed an extensive knowledge of our product lines. As a member of the sales team, Chris is responsible for maintaining key accounts, pricing, and application design support. 

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Visit Groov-Pin at Booth #740 at the 2017 Fastener Show
9/21/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

Stop by Booth #740 at the 2017 International Fastener Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center October 17-19 to visit with Groov-Pin's sales manager, Mark Ciuba, application specialists, Chris Swarm and Scott Stanier, and marketing specialist, Lauren Ciuba.

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Join Groov-Pin for Manufacturing Day 2017
9/18/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

On Friday, October 6, 2017, Groov-Pin will host facility tours at our plant in Smithfield, Rhode Island from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm to celebrate Manufacturing Day. Visitors to Groov-Pin can learn about our manufacturing processes, the fasteners we manufacture, and potential careers.

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Get to Know Groov-Pin: Scott Bunn
9/6/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

Groov-Pin’s operations manager, Scott Bunn, recently celebrated his 35th anniversary with the company. He is involved with daily operations at both facilities in Rhode Island and Georgia and has become involved in almost every aspect of the business.

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Groov-Pin Signs New GA CATT Apprentice
8/31/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

GA CATT is similar to German-style apprenticeship programs and seeks to address the shortage of young people looking to enter careers in machining or manufacturing in the state of Georgia. Groov-Pin's apprentice is 15-year-old Joe Lanave, a student at a technical school in Georgia.

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CEC, Manufacturers to Sign GA CATT Apprentices Monday
8/14/17  |  The Newnan Times-Herald

CEC will continue its existing partnerships with Winpak, E.G.O. North America, Yamaha, Grenzebach, Kason, Groov-Pin, Yokogawa and KCMA. Representatives from the Coweta manufacturers and CEC will participate in the apprentice signing ceremony.

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