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Luvata Ohio receives Partner of the Year Award from CBI

(3 May 2016)  Luvata in Delaware, Ohio was selected as a 2016 Partner of the Year by Career Based Intervention (CBI), a division of the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education. The award recognizes Luvata Ohio for its expertise and commitment in preparing students to achieve great things when they enter the world of work. 

CBI President Mathias Hauck (right), CBI Instructors Nicki Wright (left) and Tina Francis (second from right), Luvata HR Supervisor Susan Pitchford (second from left), Controller Carla Grispino (third from left) and Plant Manager Craig Conroy (third from right).


CBI Instructor Nicki Wright presented the award to Craig Conroy, Plant Manager with Luvata Ohio, at the CBI State Convention held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Dublin, Ohio on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Wright is responsible for the satellite program from the Delaware Area Career Center at Dempsey Middle School.

"I would like to congratulate Luvata Ohio for being selected as a 2016 CBI Partner of the Year. Luvata has been very supportive in sharing with our youth the importance of manufacturing in our community and around the world," recognizes Wright. "Luvata has given our students an experience they will remember for a lifetime."

"Luvata is honored to be recognized with this award," said Conroy. "With an ongoing need for highly skilled workers, we want to be part of the solution in better preparing students for the evolving skills required in manufacturing as well as the wide variety of opportunities manufacturing has to offer," indicates Conroy.

In recognition of Manufacturing Day, an occasion during which manufacturers open their doors to showcase the potential of modern manufacturing and foster interest in manufacturing careers, CBI students get to visit several local manufacturers to learn more about the many different rewarding careers available in manufacturing.

Luvata Ohio employs approximately 100 employees and is the world's leading manufacturer of resistance-welding electrodes. Luvata Ohio also offers MIG and laser brazing wire, MIG contact tips, adapters, connectors, and other copper formed components. In 2015 it shipped nearly 50 million pieces. Luvata Ohio takes pride in offering outstanding customer service, exceptional technical and engineering assistance and superior product reliability and performance.




About Career Based Intervention

The Career-Based Intervention (CBI) program is a Career-Technical Education Program designed for students ages 12-21 in grades 7-12 who are identified as disadvantaged (either academically or economically or both) or students with disabilities and who have barriers to achieving academic and career success. The program is to help students improve academic competence, graduate from high school, develop employability skills, implement a career plan and participate in a career pathway in preparation for postsecondary education and/or careers.


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Luvata Ohio, Inc. is located in Delaware, Ohio just north of Columbus. Read more about Luvata Ohio.

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