SAE International Announces Launch of Engineering Management Academy


Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013

On average, it takes six years before an individual receives any formal leadership training after being promoted to a management position. To assist new managers, as well as those desiring to improve their current management effectiveness, SAE International announces the creation of the Engineering Management Academy.

An expert Advisory Panel of industry professionals identified coaching, mentoring, team building, conflict resolution and interpersonal and communication as critical skills needed for individuals assuming a position of leadership in the mobility industry.

On December 2-6, the Engineering Management Academy will introduce engineers and other technical professionals to these skills, providing them with ample opportunity to practice their newly learned skills.

Atul Kalia, lead presenter for the academy, described the event as an interactive, interesting learning experience, adding, Attendees will take away key insights and nuggets of information that they will be able to use right away in their jobs. The information we present and discuss will help trigger a personal transformation and ignite a thought process that perhaps doesnt exist today.

Attendees will complete individual assessments at the beginning of the program to assist them in understanding their own style and opportunities for improvement, receive one-on-one coaching sessions and walk away with an action plan for continued growth.

SAE Internationals Engineering Management Academy is designed to provide attendees with a fresh and authentic approach to handling real-world situations in the office. This academy will transform engineers, technical specialists, and professionals within the industry into managers, leaders, and innovators who can lead their respective companies to global recognition and greater success.

Coaches for the academy will include:

Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. Launches New Website; MEC Website Features Latest Technology As Part of Rebranding Initiative


Mayville, Wisconsin (PRWEB) November 09, 2013

Mayville Engineering Company, Inc. (MEC) today launched an innovative new website to promote the companys contract manufacturing, tube forming, metal fabrication and coating solutions. The new http://www.mecinc.com brings together the former Center Manufacturing, Fabricating Specialists and Mayville Engineering websites as part of MECs rebranding effort. The website home page features cutting edge parallax technology to promote the capabilities of the company as well as the employee ownership that is a fundamental part of the way MEC serves its customers.

We utilized the latest technology to communicate the very unique attributes of our company, said Robert Kamphuis, chairman, president and CEO of MEC. Customer success is the driving force behind our mission and having our businesses aligned under one brand, MEC, will make it even easier for our customers to do business with us, he continued.

MEC acquired Center Manufacturing in 2012, expanding the companys operations to 16 manufacturing facilities in 5 states and over 2,000 employee shareholders. The new website combines the collective capabilities for all of the companys fabrication, tube, coatings, assembly and shooting sports businesses.

Many customers are surprised at all of our capabilities and the solutions that will help them be successful in the market, added Ryan Raber, vice president of sales and marketing. Our rebranding initiative and this new website make it even easier for our customers to do business with MEC. Customers now have one point of contact with our company and one online site to interact with us to find the manufacturing solutions they need, Raber commented.

Visit http://www.mecinc.com for more information on MECs innovative contract manufacturing, tube forming, metal fabrication, coatings and assembly solutions.

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About Mayville Engineering Company

Headquartered in Mayville, Wis., MEC has become a manufacturing company where employee shareholders are creating outstanding value and support every day for their customers and communities in which they live and work. MEC serves the agricultural, commercial vehicle, construction, forestry, recreational vehicle, energy, military, and industrial markets. MECs processes include complete metal fabrication, laser and plasma cutting, stamping, forming, machining, welding, tube bending and forming, painting, assembly and kitting, prototyping, product testing and validation, fuel level indicators, fuel tanks and exhaust systems. The firms core competencies include collaborative product development, design for manufacturability, engineering and design review, and customer service. MEC operates 16 facilities with over 2,000,000 square feet of manufacturing in five states. More information can be found at http://www.mecinc.com.