EWI and Ohio — A Place for Technology Innovation
By Rebecca Gurk on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
Ohio is a great place for advanced technology solutions, and EWI is one of the unique organizations pushing it forward. Those points are both illustrated in this month’s issue of Smart Business Magazine in an article called “Shaping The Future: Innovative Business Technology Solutions for the Taking Thanks to Ohio’s Diverse Agencies, Institutions.” The feature story leads off with an interview of EWI President and CEO Henry Cialone describing how one well-known innovation spawned a new welding training tool, launched an independent company, generated new jobs, helped build relationships with other companies in the manufacturing industry. It’s just one of EWI’s — and Ohio’s — many success stories.
Another is Fabrisonic, an Ohio company launched in 2011 to commercialize technology developed at EWI in the area of ultrasonic additive manufacturing. In the article, Fabrisonic President Mark Norkfolk describes how a technological breakthrough turned into a manufacturing innovation and went on to became a successful independent business.
To view the full article in Smart Business, click here.