June 15, 2024


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Clarion business enterprise named finalist in ‘Big Notion Contest’ |

CLARION – American Precast Industries, the 1st tenant of the Clarion Glassworks Enterprise Park, has been decided on as a finalist in the “Ben Franklin Big Strategy Contest” with a grand prize of $50,000.

As a person of six finalists, the leadership at American Precast Industries finished several trials as a result of this method and will take part in a last presentation on Thursday, Jan. 14 that will decide the winner.

American Precast Industries is a maker of the Redi-Rock retaining wall program and the Pole Foundation (precast mild pole bases) strains of products. The organization is building a state of the artwork indoor facility at the web page of the new Glassworks Industrial Park in Clarion, at the web-site of the former Owens Illinois glass plant, this spring.

“For our entry, we are focusing on progressive, value effective merchandise to fulfill the financial pressures from COVID-19 whilst stimulating regional financial progress,” gross sales director Thomas McConnell mentioned. “It was a good deal of work, and we are pretty grateful and thrilled to have been picked for this opportunity.”

“These products and solutions maximize performance and have the prospective to slice charges for contractors across Pennsylvania, not to point out have the ability to fulfill or even outlast the everyday living expectancy of the initiatives they will be utilised on,” basic supervisor Nathan Conway said when speaking of the items the business is and will manufacture. “This is amazingly essential primarily now all through COVID-19 when any price tag improve on a development job can be detrimental.”

Not only will American Precast Industries be competing for a grand prize of $50,000, but there is also a “People’s Preference Award” segment that the community can assist with.

By signing up on the registration web site, www.eventbrite.com/e/massive-notion-contest-pitch-presentation-award-event-tickets-131932249911, or on the American Precast Industries Facebook web site, the community can show up at the presentation and vote for them to acquire an further prize of $2,500.

“We are so fired up to be a section of the Clarion community and would considerably take pleasure in it if you would log on Jan. 14 to assist and vote for us,” McConnell explained.

For extra data on the contest, occupation chances and American Precast Industries, make contact with McConnell at (814) 316-2754 or [email protected].