For Immediate Release
May 15, 2015
Stevensville, MD – Miltec UV, 146 Log Canoe Circle, hosted a facility tour and career presentation on Thursday, May 15, 2015 for a group of women members and potential members of Women in Manufacturing (WiM), a national organization dedicated to the attraction, retention and advancement of women who have chosen or are pursuing a career in the manufacturing industry.
The event kicked off with a presentation from Jane Seagraves, Business Development Director at APPI Energy in Salisbury Maryland, and WiM’s first affinity partner, providing electricity and natural gas consulting services. Highlighted in the presentation was WiM’s mission of supporting, promoting and inspiring women to pursue careers in manufacturing, along with information on several events that facilitate networking with industry peers.
Miltec’s event not only supported WiM’s mission but allowed for the networking among peers who attended to see Miltec’s manufacturing facility and operation and learn more about the UV curing process. The Women of Miltec described their job responsibilities and relayed real life stories of how Miltec provided them with a career path in Manufacturing.
Marilyn Blandford, Miltec’s CEO said, “I am proud of our women and feel honored to be surrounded by such strong women from whom I continue to learn every day”. Marilyn talked about her own career path, which began as an educator, and encouraged the group of women attendees to recognize their strengths, continue their education and understand that women’s skills are critical to the manufacturing field.
About APPI Energy:
The first affinity partner endorsed by Women in Manufacturing, APPI Energy provides data-driven procurement and consulting solutions to manufacturers. The APPI Energy database of daily supplier prices enables the firm to benchmark supply prices in every deregulated market, and deliver true apples-to-apples comparisons. The proprietary platform gives WiM members a competitive edge to make informed, customized purchasing decisions that reduce electricity and natural gas costs on an ongoing basis.
About Miltec UV:
Miltec UV has been servicing the UV industry for 25 Years and is a global leader and manufacturer of both arc and microwave ultraviolet curing systems. Miltec offers a wide range of quality UV parts, standard equipment and custom systems and services designed to interface with existing or new manufacturing production lines. These systems serve a broad diversity of industry-specific applications and market segments. Among the many applications supported are: optical fiber, wire, metal decorating, wood flooring, cabinets, automotive products and many other industries.
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