Congressman Visclosky Visits Korellis Roofing

After extensive renovations, expansion and a new training center in the last year and a half, NWIBRT Associate Member Korellis Roofing received a visit from Congressman Pete Visclosky and his chief-of-staff Mark Lopez for a tour of the facilities. To read more about the visit and Korellis Roofing’s training center, please visit Building Indiana at the…

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Jocelyn McCray named as a Co-Chair of New Membership at AWMI

Jocelyn McCray Joins Association of Women in the Metal Industries Executive Committee member, Jocelyn McCray of Steel Cities Steels, has been named a new membership co-chair with the AWMI. The Association of Women in the Metal Industries is an organization of professionals based in New Jersey and founded in 1981.  Their goal is helping to promote…

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Airgas On-Site Safety Services Open House

National Safety Company Opens New Schererville Location Schererville, IN – 3/2/18 A leading industrial safety firm with locations all over the United States has chosen Schererville, IN for its new office. Airgas On-Site Safety Services recently celebrated the opening of its new site at 450 Kennedy Ave. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an open house…

The First NWIBRT Networking Event of the Year

2018’s first NWIBRT networking event – The Big Game Party. February 1st launched the first NWIBRT networking event of 2018! Over a hundred and twenty people came out to CAF in Portage to eat, drink and most of all network. Tables filled quickly, beer was flowing and everyone was filling up on the excellent snack…

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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…

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Meet & Mingle: Ports of Indiana – Burns Harbor

Last night, November 8th, nearly 100 people gathered at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor office for a Meet & Mingle networking event hosted by NWIBRT. The free event provided members the opportunity to meet Port Director Ian Hirt as well as individuals from other companies operating out of the Burns Harbor facility. Attendees also had the…

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Experts Gather to Outline NWI Economic Forecast

Hundreds of business owners, leaders, and community representatives gather in Valparaiso today at Ivy Tech Community College for the 2017 Business and Economic Outlook. Eight experts from the region shared their opinion the future of their respective fields for the coming year. Every major Indiana industry category is, or soon will be, affected by labor…

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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.…