Gaining Business Principles through Manufacturing

DSC_0482wpRecently, twelve Master of Business Administration students from King University visited Strongwell. Prior to this visit, the students attended the Disney Institute for Leadership Development. These students were invited to Strongwell to better understand how project management decisions within manufacturing environments can affect business operations, technology, science and marketing outreach. During their visit, Keith Liskey (Chief Operating Officer-Retired) provided an operations and product presentation. He also discussed how he was able to transfer and evolve his executive business acumen from manufacturing to the nonprofit world as a pro-bono senior advisor to the Birthplace of Country Music.

Melissa Harrison (Chief Estimator-Bristol), Meghan Carty (Pricing Manger), and Todd Berthold (National Accounts Sales Manager) provided a facility tour to illustrate how Strongwell makes its high strength, easy to install, non-corrosive, durable and non-conductive fiber reinforced polymers.

The students and faculty members were also shown how the in-house engineering, manufacturing and R&D capabilities of the company continually give Strongwell the competitive versatility and market edge as an American manufacturer in a globalized economy.

Strongwell remains an eager advocate of promoting Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) and the importance of manufacturing within the local community and to future business leaders. Strongwell would like to thank King University’s Donna Felty (Director of Career Development) and Brendia Morrison (Assistant Professor of Business) for coordinating and visiting with Strongwell.