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iChallengeU 2017

iChallengeU a two-week educational opportunity for high school students to work with area teachers, corporate, civic, and community leaders to develop solutions to real problems posed by the corporate/civic/community partners. Teachers trained in project based learning will work with the partners to identify “driving questions or challenges” that reflect real issues or problems in the […]

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Hazwoper Training–Why it’s Important:

Protecting our employees and surrounding community is very important to us at Anderson Development Company. In an unlikely event that we experience an emergency at our facility, Anderson Development Company is prepared to safely handle any situation. Anderson Development Company has an extensive safety program and HAZWOPER training has been an established program for our […]

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Job Shadowing, Internships and Co-ops:

On any day at Anderson Development Company (ADC), you can walk the halls of our buildings and run into several young students who are enriching their education by applying what they have learned in school in our facility. We partner with several local schools and programs to allow students from middle school, high school and […]

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Sustainability: It’s Not a Destination–It’s an Ongoing Journey

Written by Chris Goeloe, VP, Quality and Responsible Care Sustainability. What is it and why is it so important? A simple definition of sustainability is the ability to carry on. According to the Brundtland Commission, “Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet […]

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Surviving the Holidays by Keeping your Family Safe

For many of us, Christmas is the best time of the year. There are decorations, presents, parties, music and spending family & friends. The Holiday Season can truly feel magical. Most of us have decorated Christmas trees in our homes, extra indoor and outdoor lights, a holiday scented candle burning and lots of extra time […]

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ADC Attends Powder Coating Summit 2016

Powder Coating Summit: The PC (Powder Coating) Summit is a two-day seminar that brings the latest in powder coating innovation to engineers, technologists, scientists, and marketing and management professionals. The event is put on by the Powder coating Research Group, Powder Coated Tough magazine and The Powder Coating Institute. This year’s even took place in […]

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Bringing Better Products to Life Through Innovative Specialty Chemicals

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Why Safety Matters: An Inside Look at How Anderson Development Company Prioritizes Safety

Your safety attitude probably dates back to when you were a child. Most of us were taught common safety practices at a young age such as looking both ways before crossing a street or not to play with matches. As adults, we are warned not to smoke, not to be out in the sun too […]

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How Engineering Students Get Real Experience at ADC-Part 2

Co-op Spotlight: Savannah Conklin                 Savannah Conklin is currently a junior at the University of Toledo College of Engineering. She is studying to be a Chemical Engineer. ADC: Why did you choose to interview and accept a position at ADC? Savannah: The idea of working at a small company really appealed to me. The fact […]

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How Engineering Students Get Real Experience at ADC-Part 1

How Anderson Development’s Co-op Program Began: Anderson Development Company (ADC) started a full time co-op program in 2007. The program was implemented when a graduate of University of Toledo’s College of Engineering began working as an engineer at ADC. He worked with the placement office at University of Toledo (UT) to establish the partnership with […]

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