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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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Get to Know Groov-Pin: Karen Fitzgerald
8/1/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

Karen Fitzgerald is the customer account representative at Groov-Pin’s subsidiary, Precision Turned Components (PTC), in Smithfield, Rhode Island. When she’s not helping customers at PTC, Karen volunteers with the Rhode Island Stage Ensemble (RISE) to do special effects makeup for performances.

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Get to Know Groov-Pin: Ray Miller
7/3/17  |  Lauren Ciuba

Ray Miller is the quality inspector at Groov-Pin in Newnan, Georgia. Ray has worked hard over his past 24 years with Groov-Pin to ensure that we are shipping the best possible products to our customers and his relationships with fellow employees help to keep everything running smoothly.

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GA CATT Continues Recruiting for Year 2 Apprentices
6/23/17  |  The Newnan Times-Herald

Each of Coweta’s eight industry sponsors – Grenzebach, E.G.O. North America, Yamaha, Kason, Yokogawa, Winpak, KCMA Corporation and Groov-Pin – will train at least one industrial mechanics apprentice from the second class of 11 students in the GA CATT program.

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