Industry Resources

Cleveland Engineering Society
The Cleveland Engineering Society (CES) is a non-profit professional membership organization comprised of more than 500 corporate and individual members representing the diverse engineering and technology spectrum. CES connects northeast Ohio’s engineering community to share experience and expertise, explore new technologies, business strategies, trends and issues, and address regional workforce and economic development.

HGR Industrial Surplus Blog
HGR Industrial Surplus opened for business in 1998, leasing 150,000 square feet of space in the former General Motors Fisher Auto Body Plant at 20001 Euclid Avenue in Euclid, Ohio. With HGR’s unique approach to buying and selling used manufacturing machinery, industrial equipment and surplus items, growth has been consistent, and HGR had added employees and showroom space since its opening.

Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) / NIST Manufacturing Innovation Blog
MEP is a public-private partnership with Centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico dedicated to serving small and medium-sized manufacturers. Since 1988, MEP has worked with more than 86,000 manufacturers producing $96.4B in sales, $15.7B in cost savings, and more than 797,994 jobs.

National Tooling Manufacturers Association (NTMA) – Cleveland Chapter
The NTMA is the national representative of the custom precision manufacturing industry in the United States. Many NTMA members are small businesses, privately owned and operated, yet the industry generates sales in excess of $40 billion a year. Our nearly 2000 members design and manufacture special tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, gages, special machines, and precision machined parts. Some firms specialize in experimental research and development work.

Precision Machining Products Association (PMPA)
The PMPA is an international trade association representing the interests of the precision machined products industry. While PMPA consists mainly of North America based manufacturers, its members also operate facilities in various industrial markets around the globe.