Manufacturing: Jain Irrigation

Manufacturing: Jain Irrigation

Manufacturing week kicked off with a visit to Jain Irrigation. Rangel Melendez, Director of Quality and Safety, hosted us. Students toured the factory floor and learned about this international company. Jain’s unique company mission (“Leave this world better than you found it,”) was the centerpiece of the operation. Managers from around the company shared their career paths.Read more about Manufacturing: Jain Irrigation[…]

Construction/Engineering: Harris Construction

Construction/Engineering: Harris Construction

ePathway Academy students paid a visit to Harris Construction, a builder of large scale buildings such as schools, dairies, and prisons. The Chairman of the Board, Richard Spencer provided an overview of the company and discussed several other companies he owns related to the construction industry. He invited several of his key staff to discussRead more about Construction/Engineering: Harris Construction[…]

2017 Visit: The Almond Company

2017 Visit: The Almond Company

On July 26, ePathway Academy students visited The Almond Company. After sitting down with Dave Bazar, Vice President, and Anthony Sagariballa, head of corporate compliance, we took a tour of the almond processing facility. Student learned about safety measures, how food processing facilities manage their sanitation programs, how the company has grown, how the almondRead more about 2017 Visit: The Almond Company[…]

2017 Visit: MEC Aerial Work Platforms

2017 Visit: MEC Aerial Work Platforms

On July 21, ePathway Academy students visited MEC Aerial Work Platforms. After a factory tour with Vice President Jack Harwood, students were able to drive a few aerial work platforms and experience the products in action! Students then sat down for lunch with Jack, Gary (the head of engineering), and Dan (the head of purchasingRead more about 2017 Visit: MEC Aerial Work Platforms[…]

2017 Visit: Anlin Window Systems

2017 Visit: Anlin Window Systems

On July 20, ePathway Academy students visited Anlin Window Systems. After a wonderful tour of the factory floor by Chris Gilette, Executive VP of Operations, students sat down for lunch with John Maloney, President and CEO of the company. Students learned about how to carefully target customer segments, what drives consumer behavior, forecasting sales basedRead more about 2017 Visit: Anlin Window Systems[…]

2017 Visit: Betts Spring

2017 Visit: Betts Spring

On July 19, ePathway Academy students visited Bett’s Spring. We were hosted by the company’s CEO, Mike Betts, and the company’s President, Bill Betts. Students learned about high-level implementation of Lean production processes, how a family business grows, changes, and overcomes adversity, how company culture drives business success and becomes a management template, and muchRead more about 2017 Visit: Betts Spring[…]

2017 Visit: Jain Irrigation

2017 Visit: Jain Irrigation

On July 18, ePathway Academy students visited Jain Irrigation. As Rangel Melendez took students on a tour of the manufacturing facility, they were able to see continuous flow production processes, complex mechanical processes, and highly engineered irrigation technology. During a sit-down meeting with many of the site’s senior leaders, students learned about the history and growthRead more about 2017 Visit: Jain Irrigation[…]

2017 Visit: Valley Children’s Hospital

2017 Visit: Valley Children’s Hospital

On July 14, ePathway Academy students visited Valley Children’s hospital. Valley Children’s is at the leading edge of many interesting trends in public health. Students learned about population health, what it takes to secure the information technology systems at a hospital, how telemedicine is changing patient care, how simulation is changing clinical training, how pharmacyRead more about 2017 Visit: Valley Children’s Hospital[…]