In early spring, our president and CEO Nicole Wolter was named one of Crain’s 2020 Notable Women in Manufacturing. This award highlights 34 women in the manufacturing industry that work to influence and encourage women in manufacturing and STEM fields.
The winners come from a variety of backgrounds including engineering, data and technology, logistics and transportation, packaging and trade. Wolter continuously advocates for women to be a part of the industry in addition to working with local high schools to teach younger generations about the benefits of manufacturing. Wolter has also been very involved in supporting government policies that benefit small businesses and manufacturers through meetings with Vice President of the United States Mike Pence. Lastly, Nicole is a part of the Board of Directors for the Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) and the Board of Directors for the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). To read the full article, visit CRAIN'S
Forbes highlight's hm manufacturing ceo nicole wolter viewpoints from nam board of directors meeting
Forbes magazine highlighted HM Manufacturing’s CEO, Nicole Wolter’s viewpoints on key topics reviewed at NAM’s SMM executive roundtable discussion.
Wolter was invited to participate in the National Association of Manufacturers Fall Board of Directors meeting in Washington, D.C., and deliberate on trending industry topics such as the skilled labor challenge, the factory of the future, reducing regulatory red tape, and emergency preparedness. Throughout the two-day roundtable discussion, Wolter and other executives debated the importance of encouraging manufacturing to younger generations. Wolter explained the internships that HM Manufacturing offers to local high school students along with the advising she does for local high schools manufacturing programs. She also stated the benefits HM Manufacturing experienced first hand due to the reduction of strict regulations regarding tax policies. In addition, Wolter expressed that AI technology has yet to have a place in HM’s facility, but we continue to incorporate innovative technology and machinery.
To read the full article, visit Forbes.
HM President nicole wolter and other Manufacturing Leaders Meet with Vice President Pence to Push Passage of USMCA
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HM Manufacturing President and CEO Nicole Wolter was featured on Rising’s segment Small Business Boom on The Hill TV. Host Buck Sexton interviewed Nicole on the impact tax cuts have had on HM Manufacturing’s growth.
“With the tax cuts we’ve been able to invest. We have twenty employees now. From this time in 2009 we only had about six. We’ve been growing.”
Watch the full video at The Hill TV.
The Daily Herald recently featured HM Manufacturing President and CEO Nicole Wolter as a guest columnist in their op-ed section. Wolter was chosen to write an opinion piece because of her extensive knowledge of the manufacturing industry.
In the article, Wolter highlights the extensive job growth recently in U.S. manufacturing, contrary to the popular belief that the industry is doomed. The recent manufacturing boom comes, in part, from companies using their tax cut savings to invest back in their business and employees.
“Rumors of the death of U.S. manufacturing have been greatly exaggerated.”
To read the full article online, head to The Daily Herald.
In a guest article for the October issue of the Daily Herald Business Ledger, HM Manufacturing President and CEO Nicole Wolter discusses the importance of nurturing a “skills interest” in STEM from students at an early age. The article covers Nicole and HM Manufacturing’s efforts to increase students’ interest in STEM and manufacturing and some of the early benefits due to these grants, classes, internship, and other efforts.
“Many of the students I talk to find a sense of accomplishment when they physically make something in class.”
To read more head to DH Business Ledger
In the May issue of Manufacturing Today, Staci Davidson interviewed HM Manufacturing President and CEO Nicole Wolter. In the column, Wolter highlighted how she is growing HM Manufacturing’s workforce and what she believes the manufacturing industry needs to do in order to gain more skilled employees. One key area Nicole stressed is investing in young adults.
“With so many companies competing for skilled workers, HM is looking for people we can invest in,” Wolter said. “So many manufacturers talk about a skills gap, but I want skills interest.
To read the full interview, head to MANUFACTURING TODAY
TMA’s February news bulletin features HM Manufacturing’s President and CEO Nicole Wolter. TMA, or the Technology & Manufacturing Association provides almost 1,000 manufacturers and over 30,000 employees with programs and services to improve their operations, strengthen their workforces, and grow their businesses. Their February issue focuses on how HM Manufacturing and Nicole Wolter overcame their unique challenges.
“Nicole Wolter is finding a way to nearly double the speed and efficiency of the multi-national company’s food processing machines in order to meet their customers demands.”
To read the full article online, head to TMA
Or find it on page 8 of the online edition of the news bulletin at TMA
SME’s “Humans of Manufacturing” Spotlights Nicole Wolter
As part of their “Humans of Manufacturing” series, SME covered HM Manufacturing’s turnaround through our President and CEO Nicole Wolter’s hard work and growth. The Humans of Manufacturing series was created to cover “the human element” of manufacturing. The article highlights Nicole’s growth from knowing “virtually nothing” about manufacturing to leading a massive turnaround for a struggling power transmission components company.
“I knew that if we were going to grow and take on different kinds of work, we had to modernize our systems. Manufacturing is constantly evolving, and if you want to stay ahead of things, you need to evolve with it.”
To read the full story head to SME