May 13th, 2015

WATERLOO TECHNICAL SOCIETY

Wednesday 13th, May 2015 
 Cedar Falls “Clarion Inn” Against the Grain Restaurant
(Formerly called the Holiday Inn)

Challenges of Technology in the Small Workplace

Topic: Glenn will give a brief history of the “Wood Components & Technologies” manufacturing facility located in the Cedar Falls Industrial Park.   He will talk about the transition from an old machine style manufacturing process to the multi-operational machining centers of today and how a small manufacturing company is balancing competitiveness with technology affordability.  He will share his insights and experiences at both a large corporation and at a small business.

Speaker:  Mr. Glenn Davison is President & CEO of “Wood Components & Technologies”.   He has been an owner for nearly 24 years and majority owner for the last ten years.  Prior to that he was employed with Carnation Company/Nestle for 16-1/2 years at three different manufacturing locations working up from Production Supervisor to eventual Plant Manager at two locations.  He is also a U.S. Navy veteran and officer serving during the Vietnam era.

Program Chair:   Gary Dorhout

Meal:    Italian Stuffed Chicken Breast with a Basil Cream Sauce.   Price:  $15.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)

Price:               $15.00 per person (includes tax, tip & room rent)  

Time: 

Social period: 6:00 P.M. 

Dinner:            6:30 P.M. 

Location: “Against The Grain” Restaurant, Cedar Falls  Clarion Inn  5826 University Ave., Cedar Falls 50613.


Dinner Reservations can be made 2 ways:

1. : reservations@waterlootechnicalsociety.org (preferred)

2.      Cell Phone number (319-240-1218)

Please indicate if you are NOT having dinner with us when making a reservation.  Please also provide the names of any guests so that nametags can be ready for them.


Please make reservations by 4:00 PM, Monday 11 May 2015.    Guests are always welcome.   

Note: Checks to purchase meals from the Clarion Inn should be made out to “Clarion Inn.”

Dues: Member dues of $10.00 may be sent to the Treasurer, Kenneth Friend, 1112 W. 4th St., Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-2430 (ph 319-277-2312) or paid at the meeting.   E-mail:  friendfamily@cfu.net  

Checks for membership to the Waterloo technical Society should be made out to the “Waterloo Technical Society”. 

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