This is a past event. Its details are archived for historical purposes.
The contact information may no longer be valid.
Please visit our current events listings to look for similar events by title, location, or venue.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm
Human Ecology Building (HEB), T01
Mohawk Fabric Company has gone from being considered a high-risk supplier in the aerospace industry to a high-value supplier in only ten years through visionary leadership, a commitment to capital reinvestment, and a genuine concern for the human dimension of manufacturing. The owner and President of Mohawk Fabric Company, Dominic Wade, purchased a company in 2008 that was resting on the laurels of past accomplishments and was slowly moving toward a similar fate of the once proud textile industry in Amsterdam, NY. Dominic took lessons that he learned from growing up in a family of business men and women, from his MBA at LeHigh University, and from his eight years of serving in the US Army and developed a ten-year plan to revitalize a company that was considered a high-risk supplier in an industry that was extremely risk averse. By building a team of committed employees, empowering them to make decisions, resourcing their ideas, and keeping the company focused on the future, Dominic has successfully positioned Mohawk Fabric Company as a high-value supplier in our market with a vision for future growth in other markets.