November Networking

GHMA members gathered again at the 3rd Floor in Midtown Houston for our monthly mixer. There were several new faces this month and we invite you all to consider joining our organization. With the holiday season upon us, we won’t be having a mixer in the month of December; we’ll resume again in January. Happy Holidays!

 

GSE Holdings Names New CEO

Houston based manufacturing company, GSE Holdings names Robert Preston as their new CEO and President. To read the full article click here

GHMA Exhibits at ASQ Conference

The American Society of Quality, Greater Houston Chapter hosted their 2nd Annual Quality Conference at the Crowne Plaza Reliant on Friday, November 14th. With Houston Mayor Annise Parker as the morning Keynote Speaker and Robert Moschetta, President of HSE , Training and Quality for Oceaneering International as the afternoon Keynote, the conference proved to be a great success. GHMA hosted an exhibit table and we were provided an opportunity to meet many in the manufacturing industry. Thank you ASQ for inviting us to be a part of your event.

Pratt Industries Hosts Quarterly Plant Tour

GHMA members gathered on November 6th at Pratt Industries for a presentation, plant tour and lunch. Pratt is America’s 5th largest corrugated packaging company and the world’s largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company. Based in Georgia, Pratt has locations all over the country. They have an extensive recycling company that supplies three of their paper mills. We would like to thank Pratt Industries for allowing our group the opportunity to visit their facility and for generously hosting lunch.

Our October Manufacturing Mixer

We always have a great time at our monthly manufacturing mixers. If you know a manufacturer that is not a member – invite them to our next one! If you are a member – consider sponsoring our next event.

Manufacturing Mixer

Thanks to Paradigm Partners for sponsoring this event at the Dogwood! Paradigm Partners is an international consulting firm specializing Continue reading Our October Manufacturing Mixer

Big Move for Mitsubishi

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Congressman Poe Speaks to GHMA at HP Plant Tour

Hewlett Packard (HP) hosted the Greater Houston Manufacturers Association (GHMA) and Congressman Ted Poe on Wednesday, September 3rd for a meet-n-greet and plant tour of their facilities. GHMA members and guests were able to network prior to Congressman Poe’s address. During his remarks, Poe reflected on his vision for manufacturing in Houston.

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U.S. Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in Three Years

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Local Pour Hosts GHMA’s Monthly Mixer

GHMA’s August mixer was held at Local Pour, Wednesday, August 27th. We had an amazing turn out of manufacturing members, associate members and colleagues! Cadac Group Americas was kind enough to sponsor the mixer and share information about  their services with the group. Calling all manufacturing members and non-members!! If you haven’t been able to attend one of our monthly mixers yet, please mark your calendars for the last Wednesday of each month (September is an anomaly as we are co-hosting a mixer with MITEF and the UC Berkeley Alumni Club September 10th at Damian’s in Midtown — see our calendar for more details) – but in October we’ll be back on our last Wednesday of the month schedule. Check out the fun below…

GHMA Hosts July Mixer at J.Black’s Feel Good Kitchen and Lounge

Our July mixer at J.Black’s, sponsored by Paradigm Partners, was another successful networking event for the members of GHMA and other local manufacturers and service providers. We were delighted to host several folks from San Antonio interested in the Houston market. As always, great ideas and business connections were made. Thanks again to Mike McCorkle and his team at Paradigm Partners for the great appetizers and door prize drawing.