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The Manufacturing Makes It Real Network

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The Manufacturing Makes it Real Network (MMIRN) is a membership organization that offers North Carolina's manufacturers opportunities to:

  • Share operational best practices
  • Connect with peers
  • Localize supply chains
  • Promote a growing North Carolina manufacturing industry

Network members hold a series of networking and benchmarking events at many world-class North Carolina manufacturing facilities such as Glen Raven Technical Fabrics in Burlington, Keihin Carolina System Technology in Tarboro and Siemens in Charlotte.  To see a list of our remaining 2014 Network events, please click here.

The next Network event will be on Wednesday, September 17th (12:45-3:30PM) in Rocky Mount at Draka Elevator. Register here!

Draka Elevator, a member of Prysmian Group, continues to excel in its quest to become the world leader in products and solutions to the elevator and escalator industry.  Fueled by a passion to perform heroically on their customer’s behalf, every day, Draka Elevator employees know that they are in a performance driven culture.  Combining this culture with core values, that include entrepreneurial spirit, they have overcome tremendous obstacles, including the 2006 market crash that threatened the stronghold they had on 90% North American market share, in core products. Come see how they fended off the competition and now seek global dominance, in an industry that takes passengers on billions of trips annually, expanding that base each and every year.

To learn more about the benefits of becoming a Member and how you can join or support the Network, please contact us.

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