Advancing an Industry that is Energized with Opportunity

The solar energy industry employs over a quarter of a million Americans who work for companies and organizations that are dedicated to the promotion, manufacture, installation, innovation and support of solar energy. The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) represents all of them.

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

Building a Better Tomorrow

The desire to build and create is a basic human drive. As technology has advanced, so too has our mastery of construction. But every now and again, technology leaps forward to bring about new eras and breakthroughs in construction technology.

The Supreme Group

Channeling Sunshine

Solatube International, Inc. has built a thriving business around the principle that access to natural light is a human right. While indoor artificial light might sometimes be necessary, company officials say natural daylight offers unmatched physical, mental and environmental benefits and can reduce energy costs.

Solatube International

Making an Impact

Plastic extruder Engineered Profiles LLC is based in Columbus, Ohio and supplies custom-profile components to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Engineered Profiles

A Minnesota Metal Company Forges Ahead

What makes Standard Iron & Wire Works, Inc. unique? The firm’s wide range of services for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) would be the most obvious place to start looking for an answer. It performs metal cutting, engineering, assembly, machining, welding, tube bending, structural steel processing, stamping, and more.

Standard Iron & Wire Works

Innovative Industrial Glass Solutions

Windows in homes have traditionally been built to withstand rain, snow, sleet, and maybe even a hurricane. But none were typically built to withstand chemicals, molten lava, or extremely cold temperatures. Yet for Cincinnati Gasket and Industrial Glass, manufacturing windows that tough is a daily occurrence.

Cincinnati Gasket and Industrial Glass

Building Trailers – and Relationships – for Over 25 Years

For many of us, trailers may be an afterthought, but in reality, these sturdy vehicles contribute tremendously to the American economy. Every day hundreds of thousands of loads are carried across the country on sturdy trailers produced by some of the greatest craftsmen in the U.S.A.

Magnolia Trailers

Making New Connections

Consider airline in-flight entertainment. This humble invention, helpful in relieving the tedium of long flights, would not be possible without a hidden and highly sophisticated array of electronics and connectors. Since 1952, Air Electro Inc. has been at the forefront of electronic connector design and manufacturing – both in our world and above it.

Air Electro

At the Forefront of Scrap Metal Recycling and Processing

USM, Inc. is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois as one of North America’s largest wholesalers and processors of scrap metal and other materials. The company offers a wide range of scrap processing, management, and recycling services for many types of scrap including non-ferrous, ferrous, used beverage cans, high nickel alloys, electronics, spec copper processing and precious metal refining.

Universal Scrap Metals

The Perfect Fit for Processing Perfection

Firing Industries is not simply a representative for the different product lines it carries; it also takes pride in being responsive to customers and their needs.

Firing Industries

The Plastic Problem

Millions of tons of plastic are carelessly discarded annually, destined for landfills or leaked into the environment. Eight million tons of this plastic finds its way into the oceans each year. At this rate there will be more plastic in the ocean (by weight) than fish by 2050, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation reports.

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