NoCo Mfg Partnership January Newsletter

Link to January Newsletter HERE

NoCo Manufacturing Partnership Members,
Welcome to the January e-newsletter. The partnership continues to work diligently to support manufacturing across the region. Be sure to register for the next bi-annual member meeting January 17th. We look forward to announcing our new board members and sharing the work-based opportunities available to you. The event will close with a B2B Event you don’t want to miss!
Upcoming Events
Bi Annual Membership Meeting with B2B to Follow
Updates, new board announcements, work-based learning discussion and more!
Thursday, January 17th 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM MST
Berthoud Town Hall
807 Mountain Avenue
Berthoud, Colorado 80515
We are looking forward to seeing you all at our Bi-Annual All Manufacturers Meeting on Thursday January 17th. These meetings are very important to the sustainability of our Partnership. It gives all of our current and potential new members an opportunity to hear what we are doing as a Partnership. More importantly, it offers each of you the ability to voice your concerns on issues that are hindering you from growing your business. As an organization for manufacturers, lead by manufactures, this meeting is a perfect way to get involved in making Colorado Manufacturing stronger than ever
January Lunch and Learn – Train the Trainer
with Leigh-Ann Zaharevich, MS, Aligned Performance
Tuesday, January 8th 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM MST
815 14th Street SW
Building D
Loveland, Co 80537
It takes more than being a SME (subject matter expert) to be a great trainer. Having information down cold and enjoying the spotlight can be important attributes of a good trainer, but that’s just the beginning. Trainers with “the edge” are continuously reading the room, engaging participants, managing time, and checking for knowledge transfer.
February CEO Power Breakfast & Networking Mfg Event – How to Maximize the Value of Your Business
with Christina Haxton, The Center of Sustainable Strategies
Friday, February 8th 7AM – 1:00 PM MST
815 14th Street SW
Building D
Loveland, Co 80537
Maximizing the value of your business today puts you in control – whether you want to increase growth, profitability and your time-freedom, or sell in the future for a premium. In this session Christina Haxton, MA LMFT CEO of the Center for Sustainable Strategies, Strategic & Executive Advisor and Certified Value Builder(™) Advisor, will reveal the eight factors that drive the bulk of your company’s value and suggestions on how to dramatically increase the value of your business.
January Insite Tour – Rubadue Wire
Thursday, January 17th 8AM -9:30AM
Rubadue Wire Co., Inc.
5610 Boeing Dr
Loveland, Colorado 80538
Opened as a local manufacturer in in Southern California in 1977, Rubadue Wire has evolved into a global supplier for a diverse range of applications and industries. They offer a full line of extruded wire and cable products in a wide variety of sizes and insulating materials. Currently their products are used all over the world in applications ranging from Electric Vehicles to MRI machines. They use melt flow technology to apply resin (received in pellets and melted) to a metal conductor. There are various in-line quality segments with the two main processes being the extrusion section (which includes separate rewinding and OQC) and a separate area for bunching and cabling of wires. Description continued >
NOCOM 2019 – Early Bird Pricing Ends 1/11/2019
Largest Manufacturing Trade Show in Colorado!
Thursday, April 11th 9AM -5PM
The Ranch Events Complex
Loveland, CO
NOCOM provides an opportunity for manufacturers and their supply chain to showcase their innovative products and services, network and grow their business relationships while showing the community how manufacturing is a strong contributor to the local economy. Each year the show has grown with 2018 boasting an impressive 25% increase in exhibitor and attendee participation, and over 70% of exhibitors gaining business from the show. NOCOM 2019 is expected to expand up to 160 booths with a kick-off breakfast and keynote speaker, speaker hall with educational topics throughout the day and the event closing with a huge B2B Networking party! The theme for 2019 is “Connecting Supply Chain” which is the heart of the partnership and a game changer for the industry. With the event attracting over 900 attendees across Colorado and beyond this event is one that the manufacturing industry and its partners anticipate each year. More show details at
Use Access Code: 5NOCOM2019 to register your exhibitor booth.
FRCC Spring Classes
Intro to Machining, Jan 22-April 30, T & TH 6pm-9pm
Cost: $2,095, Flyer HERE
Intermediate Machining, Jan 21-May 6, M & W 6pm-9pm
Cost: $2,095, Flyer HERE
Advanced Machining, Jan 21-May 6, M & W 6pm-9pm
Cost: $2,095, Flyer HERE
GD&T for Machinist and Engineers, March 26-May 7, T & TH 6pm-9pm
Cost: $800, Flyer HERE
3D Design and Modeling with Solidworks, Jan 22-March 14, T & TH 6pm-9pm
Cost: $800, Flyer HERE
CNC with Mastercam, Jan 21-March 4, M & W 6pm-9pm
Cost: $800, Flyer HERE
Supervisor Training Part 1, Beginning January 29th
Cost: $750, Flyer HERE
Supervisor Training Part 2, Beginning March 5th
Cost $750, Flyer HERE
AIMS Spring Offerings
3D CAD Modeling and 3D Printing, Jan 14- May 07
Learn to blend virtual and real design through the use of 3D CAD Modeling and 3D Printing by taking CAD 262-3D Printing starting in January. To see more details about this course and other CAD course opportunities in January click the course number.
Aims Basics of Carpentry Certificate = Opportunities for High Paying Job!
Complete your Basics of Carpentry Certificate at Aims this Spring 2019 and open many career opportunities for high paying jobs in the construction industry such as construction carpenters, cement masons, drywall installers and roofers. To earn a Basics of Carpentry Certificate, students earn three credits by taking three one-credit courses: Introduction to Carpentry, Basic Safety and Hand/Power Tool. Courses start January 15, contact Phong Tram at or 970-339-6373 for more information.
Certificate Flyer Here 
Manufacturer’s Edge Events
What is TWI? | Thursday, Jan 24 | 12 PM – 1 PM MST
Addressing Colorado’s Manufacturing Skills Gap | Thursday, Feb 7 | 12 – 1 PM MST
Technology AdvantEDGE Series: Composites & Manufacturing | Tuesday, Feb 26 | 9 am – 4 pm | Wells Fargo Center
FRCC Wall Breaking Ceremony and Reception 1/11
Come help us celebrate the start of construction on Front Range Community College’s new Center for Integrated Manufacturing. RSVP Deadline 1/4!
Committee Updates
Manufacturing Rocks! Committee
This committee continues to be incredibly busy working to promote manufacturing as a career for students and to encourage dialogue between education and industry to align their training and workforce needs.
Monthly Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month 3:30PM at EWI Loveland
For more information email
Networks Committee
This committee focuses on the NOCOM Manufacturing and Trade Show, newsletter, In-site Tours, Lunch and Learns and website updates – Keeping you connected! Current focus membership awareness campaign.
Monthly Meetings: 3rd Friday of the month 8AM at EWI Loveland
For more information email
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