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.






 

Houston’s “Middle-Skills” Market and How Colleges and Companies are Partnering to Fill the Void

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GHMA Tours S&S Technology

On July 24th, about 50 members and guests toured S & S Technology plant on Telge road. S&S Technology a division of S&S X-Ray Products, Inc. serves as the marketing, manufacturing, research and development headquarters for S&S X-Ray, S&S RADX, and S&S MedCart product lines. These enclosures can be mechanized with security locks but can range down to customized desks and cabinets for industrial applications both in Stainless Steel and painted versions. This family of companies incorporates excellence in design, electronic circuitry, engineering and fabrication, resulting in multiple patents for many of its products.

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Forbes Ranks Houston #1 For Manufacturing – Again

Houston manufacturers know exactly what Forbes is talking about.  Houston is the best place to be if you are a manufacturer.

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Houston Manufacturers Mingle At Hughes Hanger

Our June Mixer at Hughes Hangar was insightful.  Networking and making new friends in the manufacturing arena is what our monthly mixers are all about. Lively discussions were provided by Allectus LLC who also sponsored the food – Thank you very much!

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May Manufacturing Mixer at Cottonwood

Our May Mixer was a lot of fun.  We always get good tips and ideas talking to other manufacturers at our networking events.  Thank You Forthea Interactive Marketing for sponsoring the food and the nice door prize.

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Talk About Value…

Recently, the GHMA leadership was contacted by the Production Coordinator at Jack Morton Worldwide. She was looking for a small manufacturing company in the Houston area to highlight in a campaign “I Am Small Business Proud” they were producing for the Capital One Spark Card, which is specifically geared toward small businesses. The concept was to feature small business stories across America. Her team would be traveling to 39 different cities to capture the heart and soul of small business.

By virtue of knowing our members, the GHMA leadership was able to identify two potential companies that would fit the production criteria and connected these members with Jack Morton Worldwide. Ultimately, LCD Concepts, LLC out of League City was chosen to be featured in this media opportunity. GHMA was proud to be able to offer such a unique opportunity to one of our member companies!

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