Top 10 Groov-Pin News Stories of 2018

12/19/18

Top 10 Groov-Pin News Stories of 2018


1. Groov-Pin Receives Healthiest Employers in Rhode Island Award

Groov-Pin attended the 2018 Providence Business News Healthiest Employers in Rhode Island awards luncheon and received third place in the 2-149 employees category. Our project engineer, Brian Sylvestre, was also recognized for his weight loss and healthier living journey.
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2. 5 Ways Groov-Pin Addresses Workforce Needs

One of the biggest challenges manufacturers face today is building up a skilled workforce. It is important that we take steps to show the next generation that manufacturing is a rewarding and lucrative career path. Here are five ways Groov-Pin addresses workforce needs to attract students, keep them engaged, and motivate them to explore careers in manufacturing.
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3. Groov-Pin Named a 2018 Healthiest Employer in Rhode Island

Groov-Pin was one of 34 companies recognized in the 2018 Healthiest Employers awards. Groov-Pin assists employees to continuously prioritize their physical, mental, and financial health. Some benefits of our wellness program include walking challenges, a financial literacy program, and healthy snack options. We also reward participating employees with wellness incentive dollars and other prizes.
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4. Take the Best for Rhode Island Challenge

Groov-Pin completed the Best for RI Challenge to identify practices that could help make our traditional business more of a social enterprise. The challenge is a statewide initiative of Social Enterprise Greenhouse and ties in with B Lab's Impact Assessment to measure the impact that businesses have on workers, the community, and the environment. 
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5. How Groov-Pin Increases Productivity with Vision Technology

Vision technology combines automated image analysis and other technologies improve quality and automate inspection. These systems analyze manufactured parts and perform high-precision measurements much faster than manual measurement. Manufacturers like Groov-Pin use these systems to help eliminate errors, improve productivity, and facilitate quality-consistent deliveries.
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6. Groov-Pin Celebrates Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month is celebrated each year in February. CTE Month is a public awareness campaign that promotes education that prepares students for high-demand careers in industries like healthcare, IT, manufacturing, hospitality, and more. CTE can include classroom learning, certification programs, and work-based learning opportunities that help students develop the skills employers need.
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7. Groov-Pin's Experience at the First Fastener Fair USA

The inaugural Fastener Fair USA was held in April in Cleveland, Ohio. Groov-Pin was one of over 250 companies to exhibit at the show. Our experience at the show was generally positive. Attendees who visited our booth were able to get information about our standard lines of pins and inserts as well as learn more about our custom screw machine capabilities.
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8. Groov-Pin to Exhibit at the First Fastener Fair USA

Fastener Fair has expanded to the US due to the continued demand for industrial fasteners and expected increase, particularly in the construction and aerospace markets. The event will bring together manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, and end users from many different industries.
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9. Why Financial Health is Part of Groov-Pin's Wellness Program

Groov-Pin's corporate wellness program incorporates physical, mental, and financial health. "Financial health is an important part of our wellness program because we strongly believe that if you feel secure in your finances, it will keep you healthier," said Susan Smith, Groov-Pin's human resources manager.
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10. 7 Advantages of Using Groov-Pin Threaded Inserts

Threaded inserts provide high-quality, permanent, wear-resistant internal threads and are designed to be installed in molded or drilled holes in one simple step. In addition to these, there are many other advantages to using Groov-Pin threaded inserts.
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Author: Lauren Ciuba

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