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2017 Winter Safety Seminar

NWIBRT’s Safety Committee collaborated with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) to host the 2017 Winter Safety Seminar on the new SILICA Standard at Purdue University Northwest on December 5th. The Seminar was a huge success, bringing in nearly 100 attendees as well as 10 vendors! Speakers included: Mike Lindsey, CIH, CSP – K2 Industrial…

Business-Outlook

Multiple Organizations Coming Together to Bring Business Outlook to NWI

With less than a month’s wait and nearly 200 registered already, interest is running high for the 2017 Business Outlook. The free event, presented by the Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) and the Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF), will bring local business leaders together with experts to learn more about approaching trends that could impact their industries.…

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Walk & Talk at Pratt Paper Mill

On October 6th, approximately 25 Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) members were invited to take a tour of the Pratt Paper Mill in Valparaiso. The Pratt Paper Mill is the most modern container board system in North America, producing 100% recycled corrugated boxes and displays. While at the mill members were lead on a guided tour of the facilities.…

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The First Ever NWIBRT Shrimp Boil!

The Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) held its very first Shrimp Boil on September 21st. Members from numerous leading Indiana companies gathered for a casual meal, a little fun and networking. The event, located at the CAF Training Center in Portage, gave members an opportunity to let their hair down and network with good food, drinks and…

BIG NIGHT FOR NWI CONSTRUCTION, NEARLY 70 COMPANIES HONORED

Leading contractors from nearly 70 Northwest Indiana companies gathered to celebrate the most outstanding achievements in the local construction industry over the past year. Roughly 600 master builders, company owners, project managers, engineers, architects, and others, were in attendance at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville for the annual CAF/NWIBRT Construction Awards Banquet. Each year, the…

Safety Stand Down Program

NWIBRT is proud to be partnering with the Builders Association for the annual Safety Stand Down. This has certainly become a “Rite of Spring,” which enables companies the opportunity to demonstrate leadership and the critical importance placed on employees’ safety. Your commitment to the Stand Down coupled with ongoing safety efforts throughout the year shows your dedication…