Explore the Floor in Johnstown

We are pleased to present a very special edition of Explore the Floor. We’ll spend a day in Johnstown visiting three manufacturers for benchmarking, networking, and learning. 

About Explore the Floor:

Explore the Floor connects our region’s manufacturers. Not only does it serve as a benchmarking exercise, but also provides business development opportunities among our member companies. It aims to show off the innovative and unique capabilities of our region’s manufacturing firms.   

The Explore the Floor series is open ONLY to manufacturing and robotics firms. 

We are actively looking for sponsors to support this event. If you are not a manufacturer and would like to attend, please contact Ashley Steckel at for sponsorship options. 

Our hosts have the right to refuse competitors.

Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC)
Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is an independent, nonprofit, applied scientific research and development professional services organization. CTC collaborates with its technology transition affiliate, Enterprise Ventures Corporation, to provide transformative, full lifecycle solutions through research, development, test, and evaluation work. To best serve our clients’ needs, they offer the complete ability to fully design, develop, test, prototype, and build. They deliver robust, technical, and innovative solutions that safeguard our national security, retain U.S. technological advantage, and ensure the primacy of American manufacturing.

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, Inc. 
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace is Norway’s premier supplier of defence products and systems for command and control, surveillance, space, tactical communications, remote weapon stations and missiles systems. In addition, they have extensive capabilities within advanced composite manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul within the aircraft and helicopter market.

JWF Industries
With over 36 years in the manufacturing industry, JWF Industries is a proud member of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania community. From humble beginnings, they’ve grown to annual operating sales over $100 million, encompass over 1.3 million square feet of manufacturing space, and employ over 400 professionals. JWF Industries is a process-based manufacturing company with a wide array of capabilities and an excellent reputation in the field of metal manufacturing. They are well known for our expertise in fabricating, machining, coating, assembly, and project management and have been providing these services to OEMs and Defense Contractors for over 30 years.

When: Thursday, April 4, 2024 

Final agenda: TBD

Member price: Early bird $99 if you register by 3/29, regular, $105
Non-member price: Early bird $199 if you register by 3/29, regular, $205

Registration & Payment Policy:
Online Registration will close 1 days prior to event. Pre-Registration is always requested, when possible, so that we may best plan for your arrival. Walk-in registrants, when accepted, must pay onsite with a credit card or check to obtain entry to the event, no exceptions. Refunds requested less than 2 business days prior to the event will not be granted. Substitutions are welcome.

Contact Information:
For program questions - Monica Takacs, Sr. Director, Industry Networks
For registration questions - Megan Colf, Director of Events, [email protected]
For sponsorship questions - Ashley Steckel, Director of Business Development and Advertising, [email protected]
For membership questions -Betsy Rusnic, Director of Membership Services, [email protected]


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