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Polaris Names 32 Manufacturing Innovation Challenge Recipients
8/5/16  |  Providence Business News

Groov-Pin Corporation is one of 32 Rhode Island manufacturers to receive a Polaris MEP Manufacturing Innovation Challenge award. Groov-Pin received a Level 1 award, which focuses on strategic assessment.

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Ceremony Marks Launch of Apprenticeship Program
8/3/16  |  The Newnan Times-Herald

Days before the start of school, eight Coweta County manufacturers signed agreements with 10 high school students at the Georgia Capitol Tuesday who will serve as industrial-mechanics apprentices, marking the official launch of the nation's first German-style apprenticeship program.

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Get to Know Groov-Pin: Noa Dupre
7/27/16  |  Lauren Ciuba

Meet Noa Dupre, Groov-Pin intern and rising senior at William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School. At our Smithfield, Rhode Island facility, Noa works in the Tool Room to advance some of the skills she has learned in the classroom.

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5 Industries Groov-Pin Serves
7/26/16  |  Lauren Ciuba

Learn about five of the different industries we serve and how Groov-Pin Threaded Inserts, Grooved Pins, and Precision Turned Components are used to make advancements in a variety of fields. If you want to learn more about the other industries we serve and how we can work with your company, you can live chat with one of our customer service agents.

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Groov-Pin Achieves AS9100 Certification
7/5/16  |  Lauren Ciuba

Groov-Pin Corporation / Precision Turned Components in Smithfield, Rhode Island has been certified to the AS9100 quality standard for the Aviation, Space & Defense industries. This certification showcases Groov-Pin’s continued commitment to improving assembly strength in a range of avionics, interior, and service equipment applications.

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Walk to Wellness: 90 Years, 90 Miles
6/29/16  |  Lauren Ciuba
Beginning on August 1, 2017, each participating Groov-Pin employee will track their daily steps towards the 90th-anniversary celebration party. The goal is to walk 90 miles to celebrate our 90 years of business.

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Groov-Pin Celebrates 90th Anniversary
6/6/16  |  Lauren Ciuba
As Groov-Pin enters its 90th year of business, company leaders will balance growing the business and service to the community. Over the years, the company has remained true to its values, commitment to providing successful careers in manufacturing, and ability to set industry standards for superior products and services.

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Manufacturing Success
5/25/16  |  Georgia Tech Research Horizons

"The people in MEP are passionate about serving. Everyone here wants to serve manufacturers and help them grow,” she said. “When we go into companies, we’re not just going there to provide a solution, we want to create a long-term, meaningful relationship. It’s a partnership.” That’s how Scott Bunn views GaMEP’s work with his company, Groov-Pin Corp. in Newnan, Georgia. The company manufactures threaded inserts, groov-pins, and engineered fasteners and components.

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​Cagle Kicks Off German-style Apprenticeship Program
5/25/16  |  The Newnan Times-Herald
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle spoke Monday afternoon at ceremonies announcing a new German-style apprenticeship program that will be launched in Coweta County. The corporations taking part in the pilot include Grenzebach, E.G.O. North America, Yamaha, Kason, Yokogawa, Winpak, Chromalloy and Groov-Pin.

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Infographic: Groov-Pin History
5/10/16  |  Lauren Ciuba
A look at some big moments in Groov-Pin Corporation's history over the past 90 years from its founding in 1926 to product developments and lean manufacturing.

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