January 18th, 2018

Manufacturing Alliance Names Director of Workforce Development

The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance has named Sharon Harrison its Director of Workforce Development and Community Partnerships. It is a new position that will facilitate workforce solutions among manufacturers, CareerTech schools and other groups to help ensure a strong manufacturing sector.
“The challenge of finding and retaining skilled employees remains a difficult task,” says Dave Rowland, president […]

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November 28th, 2017

Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance Picks New Board Chairman

Richard Cornelison was elected chairman of the board of the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance at the organization’s recent 2017 annual meeting. Cornelison is economic development project manager for OG&E Energy Corp.
He succeeds Stuart Powell, president of Cookshack in Ponca City.
Scott Ritz was elected vice chairman. He is director of customer service for Public Service Company of […]

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October 17th, 2017

Oklahoma’s Faces of Manufacturing

The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance and Dream It Do It Oklahoma are profiling a few of the 135,000 workers that drive Oklahoma’s economic engine. FACES OF MANUFACTURING recognizes these hard-working, dedicated individuals that offer a glimpse of the high-wage, high-tech careers available in industry.

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October 16th, 2017

Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

October is Manufacturing Month across Oklahoma and America. So the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance is taking the opportunity to acknowledging its 25th year of supporting our state’s innovative and wealth-generating industry.

The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance is a vital statewide economic development organization chartered by the Legislature in 1992 to specifically help existing industry. It includes a field […]

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August 17th, 2017

Oklahoma Manufacturing Forum & Workshop Day

We’re sorry! These workshops were so popular we sold out of seats for the morning session. There are a few seats available for lunch and in the afternoon session. Please phone 918-592-0736 to grab one of the lunch and/or afternoon spots. Thank you.
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Wednesday, September 27 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Francis Tuttle Technology Center in […]

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June 21st, 2017

5 Benefits of ExporTech for Small Manufacturers

ExporTech is a program of the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance. It was developed by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP.) ExporTech is designed for manufacturers seeking to enter or expand in global markets. It assists in the development of a customized international growth plan, vetted by experts, and by […]

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June 5th, 2017

Support MEP

You can support the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance and the national Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Simply sign this online letter. You’ll let state and national leaders know you appreciate the work of these important programs. The return on investment is substantial and raises the standard of living in your hometown.
Click here to review a new independent report […]

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May 26th, 2017

SpiritBank is New Affiliate Member

SpiritBank has joined the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance as an Affiliate Member.
SpiritBank is Oklahoma owned and managed with experienced loan officers who understand this market and your business. With a century of service, we have a proven track record of helping the manufacturing industry thrive with services to turn your receivables into cash, with equipment loans, […]

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May 26th, 2017

Carlson Company is New Supporting Member

Carlson Company has joined the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance as a supporting member.
Carlson Company is a leading manufacturer of custom large diameter steel flanges, rings, and disks up to 162″ O.D., 132” height, and 50,000 lbs.  Carlson Company serves a diverse worldwide customer base primarily in the petroleum refining, petrochemical, heavy industrial, food processing, utility, and […]

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May 23rd, 2017

Strat-TL: Free Lunch & Learn Planned in Enid

Strategic Transformational Leadership
Lunch & Learn
When:
Monday, July 24
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:
Autry Technology Center
1201 W. Willow Rd.
Enid, Oklahoma
Cost:
Free; Lunch Provided … But please register.
Who Should Attend:
C-Level management from proactive Oklahoma manufacturing companies.
Limited seating, please no more than two people per company.
Summary:
A brief but interactive overview that conveys the power of Strategic Transformational Leadership (StratTL.)
StratTL is an […]

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