2019 SPE Carolina Events

2019 SPE Carolinas Cup Challenge

Join the local SPE Carplinas Chapter for our annual golf outing to be held on Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at Northstone Country Club in Huntersville, NC.

Event Location
Event Details
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Shotgun Start @ 11:00AM
$120/person

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May Golf Outing – SPE Carolinas $100 Cup Challenge 2019
Upcoming SPE Carolinas Cup Challenge will to be held Tuesday the 21st of May (Shotgun Start at 11:00 am), Spring is a great time to get outside, hit the little white ball, meet others in our industry and play one of the Top Private Courses in the Carolinas! As an additional incentive, there’s an opportunity to win $100 prize on every hole!!!
Corporate Hole Sponsors, is only $250 / hole – Please let me know if you can assist with a sponsorship as early as possible, We can’t do it without your help, all your support is Greatly Appreciated!!!

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Hass Racing Tour

At our April 10th SPE meeting we had the privilege for a behind the scenes tour of Stewart Haas Racing’s 200,000 sq. ft. facility located in Kannapolis, NC.   This is home to a title-winning NASCAR team co-owned by three-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of Haas CNC machining centers. I would love to show you some pictures but it is a top-secret facility so no cameras were allowed.  We were able to see their advanced machining center with HAAS top of the line equipment used to make custom parts for the cars.  It was similar to seeing a world class injection molding tooling shop and it ran 7 days a week to keep up with demand.   Then we toured the area where cars come back from the race and were torn down completely, rebuilt from chassis up and then inspected with top of the line 3D laser scanning systems to insure quality control.

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Personal Connection Still Important in Hunt for Job.

Personal Connection Still Important in Hunt for Job.

Charlotte Observer

I’ve heard the complaints. You send out hundreds of resumes through job boards and other resources. None turn into an interview. If you question
job seekers who recently landed work, I think you’ll find many of them
went beyond the resume and made some type of personal connection. Yes, we start 2012 again emphasizing the importance networking, and a way to make a face-to-face impact on the person you’re trying to impress.

Enjoy this article from the Charlotte Observer

Ideas Get a Boost at
The Polymers Center of Excellence

http://www.polymers-center.org/

Polymers Center of Excellence
Visit the Polymers Center of Excellence

Many established NC firms find help spotting trends, developing and manufacturing new products and tweaking existing ones at the Polymers Center of Excellence.
“Do you have an idea that needs to be turned into a new material, a new product, or a new way to do things?” the center’s website asks. With help from the center’s staff, “Your idea can become physical reality.”
The Polymers Center of Excellence is the ultimate hands-on learning lab for people who know plastics. Inside its one-story building in University Research Park are modern labs and equipment for testing and making plastic materials and manufacturing sample products.
The center also has large meeting rooms for the many classes and seminars it hosts.

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