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Inventiveness Paves the Way to Success for Neuvokas Corp. in the Rebar Industry
" "Inventiveness" or "resourcefulness" constitutes a key building block for entreprenuerial ventures, and the Finnish translation, "Neuvokas," is the moniker of an advanced-materials company from the far reaches of Michigan's Upper Peninsula..." Read more.
Neuvokas Selected to Represent Michigan at Capitol Hill Reception
Ahmeek, MI – January 6, 2016 – Neuvokas Corporation was selected by the Michigan Small Business Development Corporation (MI-SBDC) to represent the state at Americas Small Business Development Corporation (ASBDC) annual Capitol Hill Reception on February 1, 2016 in Washington DC. Neuvokas produces...
Neuvokas: Business lives up to Finnish name with innovation award
Daily Mining Gazette - November 23, 2015 "AHMEEK LOCATION - Neuvokas is a Finnish word meaning resourceful, creative or innovative, and it's also the name of a manufacturing company in Ahmeek Location, which recently received an award for innovation in energy conservation..." Read Article .
Local company manufactures product renovating road construction
ABC 10 News- November 19, 2015 "AHMEEK - A manufacturing company in Ahmeek has a long road ahead of them. And that's good news because they produce a fiber reinforced polymer rebar used in the construction of roads..." Article/ Video
Neuvokas Awarded MIEIBC Emerging Company of the Year
Ahmeek, MI – November 11, 2015 – Last night the Michigan Energy Innovation Business Council, Michigan’s leading advanced energy business association honored Neuvokas Corporation with its Emerging Business of the Year award at its annual gala. At scale Neuvokas’ FRP rebar manufacturing process...
Neuvokas Takes Home “People’s Choice” Award at Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
Ahmeek, MI – November 5, 2015 - Neuvokas Corporation was selected as one of 10 finalists at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC). On the strength of company founder and CEO, Erik Kiilunen presentation the day before, Neuvokas earned the right to present in the event’s final...
Neuvokas Semi-Finalist at Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition
For the third year in a row, Neuvokas Corporation was selected as a semifinalist at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition (AMIC). On November 4 th , at 2:20 pm company founder and CEO, Erik Kiilunen will pitch Neuvokas to a panel of judges at the Westin Book Cadillac hotel in Detroit, MI...
MDOT to Use GatorBar for the First Time in Upcoming Project
The following excerpt was taken from the Hancock City Council Meeting, as written by Mitch Lake of 920AM WMPL Radio. October 21st, 2015: "Remember the fun you had driving through Houghton a few years ago during the reconstruction of Shelden Avenue? Well, you can relive those memories next year in...
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National Science Foundation SBIR Award
State transportation economic development grant will support new jobs in Keweenaw County
WNMU FM "The Michigan Department of Transporation is awarding a grant to support the creation of 31 new jobs in Keweenaw County..." Read Article.
MDOT creating 31 new jobs in Keweenaw County
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State transportation economic development grant will support 31 new jobs in Keweenaw County
MDOT Press Release The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is awarding a state transportation economic development grant that will support the creation of 31 new jobs in Keweenaw County. A Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) Category A grant for $136,911 will leverage $1.58...
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Michigan UP Manufacturer Secures Funding of $2.8M to Advance Production Technology of FRP Rebar
MISBDC Success Story Early-stage manufacturer Neuvokas Corporation, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP), has secured over $2.8 million in funding to develop a new technology. This new technology is capable of producing Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) rebar used in the construction industry. The...
GatorBar Plant Expanding in Allouez
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"I'd say using GatorBar took 50% of the labor out of the rebar placement portion of the project, and reduced the install time by 25%."