Program Partners & Sponsors

Special Thanks to All Those Involved!

CENTRAL

  • Greenfield Cabinetry, LLC
  • Kingsford Manufacturing Company
  • WV Wood Technology Center
  • EASTERN PANHANDLE
  • AMS Vendors
  • Argos USA
  • BioHiTech Global, USA
  • Entsorga West Virginia
  • FirstEngery Corp
  • Mountaineer Popcorn Company
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Quad Graphics
  • Rockwool
  • Technimark

KANAWHA VALLEY

  • Alcon Research Ltd.
  • Belle Chemical Company
  • Blenko Glass Company
  • Clearon Corporation
  • Covestro
  • Cyclops Industries
  • DOW Corporation
  • GreenPower Motor Company, Inc.
  • HG Medical USA, LLC
  • International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (IFF)
  • J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works
  • Level 1 Fasteners, Inc.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation
  • NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc.
  • Smooth Amber Spirits Company
  • Sogefi Group
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing WV, Inc.
  • US Methanol, LLC
  • Zim’s Bagging Company

MID-OHIO VALLEY

  • The Chemours Company
  • Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.
  • Micro Machine Works, Inc.
  • Mister Bee’s Potato Chips Company
  • Paul Wissmach Glass Company
  • SimEx, Inc.
  • Simonton Windows / PlyGem

NEW RIVER VALLEY

  • Conn-Weld Industries, LLC
  • WV Manufacturing, LLC

NORTH CENTRAL

  • Appalachian Wood Pellets
  • Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation
  • City Neon, Inc.
  • FCX Systems, Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • ND Paper, LLC
  • Precision Tool
  • Progressive Industries
  • Schauenburg Flexadux Corporation
  • Stockmeier Urethanes USA, Inc. 

NORTHERN PANHANDLE

  • CFOAM, LLC
  • Eagle Manufacturing Company
  • East Coast Metal Systems, Inc.
  • Ergon West Virginia, Inc.
  • The Fiesta Tableware Company
  • Marsh Bellofram Corporation
  • Pietro Fiorentini USA
  • Silgan Plastics Corporation
  • Tecnocap, LLC
  • Westlake Chemical
  • Wheeling-Nippon Steel, Inc.
  • Ziegenfelder Company

Sponsors & Donors

EXPLORE THE NEW MANUFACTURING SPONSORS

  • AEP Foundation
  • Claude Worthington
  • Benedum Foundation
  • EQT Foundation
  • The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia
  • West Virginia Manufacturers Association

GIFT IN-KIND CONTRIBUTORS

  • Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
  • Bridge Valley Community and Technical College
  • Clay Center
  • The Fiesta Tableware Company
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Technical Institute
  • Mister Bee’s Potato Chips Company
  • Pierpont Community and Technical College
  • Robert C. Byrd InstituteWest Virginia Community and Technical College System
  • West Virginia Department of Education

EXPLORE THE NEW MANUFACTURING DONORS

  • The Belle Chemical Company
  • Kanawha Valley Regional
  • Award Ceremony Sponsor
  • Matt Borror
  • Katie Bricker
  • Gary Clay
  • Conn-Weld Industries, LLC
  • Covestro, LLC
  • Kanawha Valley Regional
  • Award Ceremony Corporate Patron
  • Heather Cyphert
  • DOW Corporation
  • Kanawha Valley Regional Manufacturing
  • Innovation Challenge Award Sponsor
  • Bob Fehrenbacher
  • Rebecca McPhail
  • Karen Price
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Technimark
  • Stockmeier Urethanes USA, Inc.
  • Strong-Treister Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Viatris

Program Sponsors

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Upcoming Dates

1 Dec
Explore Academy - Elkins
Date 12.01.2022
2 Dec
9 Dec
20 Dec
WVMAEF Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual
12.20.2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 Mar
WVMAEF Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual
03.21.2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Updates from Explore

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