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A touching veterans tribute from a great company. "On Veteran’s Day… To me, this flag is an everyday reminder of freedom, service and a great man (my dad), John Otway Barnett..." Continue Reading
Amerikam salutes over 10 years of collaboration with Veteran, Don Mulder.  Don brings a strong military background to his leadership and insight.  Also our collaboration with Choice Machinery Group and technical expertise opens the doors of...
Amerikam President, Stephanie Leonardos will serve as one of the judges for the 2020 ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) Cup Western Michigan, Saturday February 22, 2020. In the competition, undergraduate and MBA students analyze a complex busine...
Amerikam congratulates Kurt Stuecken, Ferris State University Engineering Technology student, recipient of the Amerikam scholarship this year. Amerikam CEO, Stephanie Leonardos presented the scholarship at the annual Amerikam Ferris project at Ameri...
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Amerikam President, Stephanie Leonardos will serve as one of the judges for the 2019 ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) Cup Western Michigan, Saturday February 23, 2019 In the competition, undergraduate and MBA students analyze a complex busin...
Amerikam President Stephanie Leonardos welcomed President David Eisler to Amerikam.   Dr. Leonardos stated, "We are proud of our strong collaboration with the University. The Amerikam/Ferris Manufacturing Engineering Project continues to be a ...
Pictured FSU student Evan Gronsman and Quality Manager and Amerikam/ Ferris Project Manager Manuel Vazquez. Evan's essay in his scholarship application included : "In my future career as an engineer, I would like to be a leader in my workplace ...
Amerikam welcomes Ferris State University Manufacturing Engineering Technology students April 25, for the Amerikam/Ferris Project
Our customers depend on our products to be dock to stock with the highest level of quality. Our successful collaboration with all of our medical device customers is the hallmark of our capabilities and proven performance.  When they can go anywh...
Customer visit to learn the operation cost savings and efficiencies of the Amerikam Coolant Recovery Centrifuge for future installation in manufacturing businesses.
Amerikam is a proud sponsor of the Grand Rapids Symphony Wolverine Worldwide Family Holiday Spectacular. Fun Activities for the children prior to the Pops Holiday Concert. Bring the entire family for this fun community event and the Holiday Pops Con...
Amerikam supports Habitat for Humanity and engages in Veteran builds throughout the year with Amerikam team members. Habitat for Humanity Veteran Program works to empower all veterans through home ownership opportunities, home repairs and comrader...
  Amerikam is grateful to Dan Szymanski, Chairman of the Board of Jedco Inc for nominating us for the Michigan Manufacturers Association 2017 Excellence Award. Dan Szymanski stated, “I have always been impressed how at Amerikam you balan...
  Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Amerikam Bruce Gregory Scholarship, Andrew and Karley! 2017 marks 45 years of collaboration in education between Amerikam and Ferris State University. The Amerikam-Ferris Project te...
Amerikam Commemorates 9-11: A Day of Remembrance and Service  
Amerikam supports Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation community effort.
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit student organization that serves students enrolled in career and technical education training programs at our nation's public high schools and colleges.  SKillsUSA's mission is to empower its members to become w...
Amerikam is grateful to be acknowledged for our partnership with Ferris State University College of Engineering. This partnership award highlighted Women in the College of Engineering Technology. Stephanie Leonardos accepted the award on behalf ...
The Jason Kinzler Family First Foundation's mission is to provide guidance, support, direct and/or indirect financial assistance and general charitable relief to, or for the benefit of, families with minor children who have unexpectedly lost one or b...
Partnering with other well-known West Michigan companies, Amerikam is participating in a veteran recruitment initiative to better understand how employers can better provide our military veterans with career opportunities. On Tuesday, November 22, 20...
Amerikam has expanded its patent portfolio with the addition of a newly designed Coolant Recovery Centrifuge. This recently granted patent brings a full range of patents from Amerikam in the flow control and manufacturing industry. “Am...
Western Michigan University’s MBA Professional Panel will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The audience will include WMU MBA professor, Dr. Palthe, and students enrolled in his Leading People & Organization's course as well as othe...
Amerikam Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build Home Dedicated on September 29
This past summer, Amerikam partnered with Chemical Bank on a Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build. On September 29, the build was dedicated to veteran, Josh and his family. Habitat for Humanity of Kent County partners with military and veteran families, volunteers and community organizations to build...
Amerikam thanks Chase Brass for their MANUFACTURING IN THE USA Initiative during a collaborative meeting at Amerikam Headquarters.
Amerikam is a proud sponsor of Spectrum Health’s Breast Cancer Awareness Event which will take place this year on Wednesday, October 19th at Grand Rapids Christian High School. Actress and breast cancer survivor, Diahann Carroll, will be the gu...
Amerikam President & CEO, Stephanie Leonardos, serves on the board of Ferris State University’s Ferris Foundation which raises funds to provide scholarship assistance to students and create opportunities for outreach programs by faculty. T...
Amerikam has a long tradition of supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) in raising funds for diabetes research.  This year, Amerikam has formed a team of Amerikam employees, their families, and Amerikam friends to help us in...
The Grand Rapids Symphony was established in 1930, and the steadfast commitment of visionary community leaders has created an organization that has received national recognition for the high quality of its concerts and educational programs. This yea...
Amerikam Engineering Intern, Andrew Ketchum, traveled to Kentucky in June to compete in the 2016 Skills USA National Competition--Automated Manufacturing section.   Along with two teammates, Andrew’s team had to create 3D models from bluep...
Amerikam continued our dedication to the community by participating in another Veterans Build with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County. This year, Amerikam was proud to partner with Chemical Bank on this Veterans Build which happened on the northwest...
The Jason Kinzler Family First Foundation provides financial assistance to families with minor children who have experienced the unexpected loss of a primary care-giver. Amerikam is proud to once again sponsor their annual dinner held on June 7th. T...
Wedgwood Christian Services will be hosting their 31st Annual Charity Golf Classic on Monday, June 6 at Egypt Valley Country Club.  Wedgwood addresses the toughest problems facing youth and families today-abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, substance ...
Amerikam continues its longstanding tradition of partnership with Ferris State University this month. Since 1972, Amerikam has committed time, effort, and funding to prepare students entering the manufacturing industry. The Amerikam-Ferris Project t...
The Amerikam Bruce Gregory Endowment Scholarship recognizes a student who possesses outstanding academic and leadership qualities while pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. “We are pleased to support the e...
In an effort to help educate the workforce of tomorrow, Amerikam Manufacturing Engineer, Manuel Vazquez, will speak at San Juan Diego Academy’s Career Day on May 20th.  The Career Fair is an opportunity for students to learn about what it ...
The Junior Achievement Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament using the JA Titan program - an online business simulation program. Each high school student team acts as the Senior Management Team of their company and is responsible for d...
Amerikam’s Mike Zolnierek will once again act as a judge at the FIRST Robotics Competition to be held April 1 and 2 at East Kentwood High School.  FIRST Robotics is a high school program that encourages students to engage in learning robot...
Western Michigan University’s MBA Professional Panel will take place on Thursday, March 31st. The audience will include WMU MBA professor, Dr. Palthe, and students enrolled in his Leading People & Organization's course as well as other MBA ...
In an effort to ensure the workforce of tomorrow is best prepared, Amerikam will be hosting Principal Dr. Manuel Brenes and 10 educators from San Juan Diego Academy on Friday, March 11. Principal Brenes and the educators will receive a tour of the Am...
On February 11, Amerikam had the honor of being presented with the 2015 Manufacturing Business of the Year award by the president of the Wyoming Kentwood Area Chamber of Commerce, Bob O’Callaghan.  Lee High School student, Jackelyn Garcia,...
Amerikam has been chosen as the 2015 Manufacturer of the Year by the Wyoming Kentwood Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.  Amerikam is being recognized for our strong technology, economic development and community service. Some facts a...
Amerikam is proud to be highlighted in this year’s Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce annual meeting which will be held on January 19. Click here to see the video: "What Makes a Top-of-Mind Region". To learn more about the Grand Rapids Chamber ...
Once again, Amerikam is sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive for the holiday season.  Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Chris...
On Friday, November 6, 2015, The Ferris Foundation hosted its 17th annual Foundation for Excellence Benefit at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In addition to being a proud sponsor of the event, Amerikam partnered with Mueller Brass wh...
On Monday, November 16, 2015, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder gave remarks in recognition of the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency Veteran Employer Program and companies across Michigan committed to hiring and recognizing veterans. Amerikam received rec...
Amerikam hosted City of Wyoming Mayor, Jack Poll, along with Wyoming/Kentwood Chamber of Commerce Chair, Terry Merriman, and Wyoming/Kentwood Chamber of Commerce Bob O’Callaghan. The visit included a tour of our manufacturing facility and a gr...
Amerikam is a proud Veteran Friendly Bronze-Certified Employer.  Partnering with other well-known West Michigan companies, Amerikam is participating in a veteran recruitment initiative to better understand how employers can better provide our mi...
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Amerikam is excited to kick off our 2015 United Way Campaign.  A variety of fundraising events are planned to help support this great charity. “United Way works with companies, governments, nonprofits and other organizations to address com...
Amerikam is proud to host City of Wyoming Mayor Jack Poll; Mayor Pro-Tem, Sam Bolt; Board Chairman of the Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber of Commerce Terry Merriman; and Bob O'Callaghan, and President/CEO of the Wyoming-Kentwood Area Chamber of Commerce on ...
Amerikam continues our long term partnership with Ferris State University by offering students participating in the Society of Mechanical Engineers the opportunity to obtain valuable manufacturing engineering experience.   
This year, Amerikam has the honor of being the ATHENA Award Celebration’s spotlight company.  The Athena Award Celebration recognizes and celebrates women and the remarkable leaders fostering avenues of opportunity and professional growth ...
Amerikam is a proud sponsor of Spectrum Health’s Breast Cancer Awareness Event which will take place this year on October 13.  The Candid Conversations event is a free community event to raise awareness for breast cancer and honor Betty Fo...
Amerikam is invested in the workforce of tomorrow.  Amerikam recognizes the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), an assessment-based credential administered to many Michigan high school graduates. Issued at four levels, the ACT NCRC mea...
In honor of Amerikam President and CEO, Stephanie Leonardos, and in celebration of 80 years of successful business operations, Amerikam donated a beautiful Norway Maple to Marquette Park.  Amerikam is proud to have invested in the community and ...
The Grand Rapids Symphony was established in 1930, and the steadfast commitment of visionary community leaders has created an organization that has received national recognition for the high quality of its concerts and educational programs. More tha...
Amerikam is a proud host of the 2015 West Michigan Veterans Coalition which offers an opportunity for employers and veterans to connect as a way to assist with the transition of military members. Click here for more information (PDF)
The Amerikam/ Bruce Gregory  Endowment scholarship recognizes a student who possesses outstanding academic and leadership qualities while pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology. “We are pleased to suppo...
Amerikam continues its longstanding tradition of partnership with Ferris State University this month. Since 1972, Amerikam has committed time, effort, and funding to prepare students entering the manufacturing industry. This month’s Amerikam-F...
The Junior Achievement Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament using the JA Titan program - an online business simulation program. Each high school student team acts as the Senior Management Team of their company and is responsible for d...
Amerikam's own Mike Zolnierek will judge this year's FIRST Robotics Competition at East Kentwood High School, which takes place on March 6 &7. Amerikam is sponsoring the event. Click here to download more information about the event.
Amerikam is a proud sponsor of the Lee High School "Senior Safe Night" event.
Amerikam has rescheduled their Habitat for Humanity - Veterans Build Rescheduled for February 7th. Please click here for Volunteer Waiver Release. Amerikam regards philanthropy as fundamental among its corporate values. While commemorating 80 y...
Amerikam will be celebrating our 80th anniversary at Frederick Meijer Gardens on December 13.
Amerikam is participating in a Habitat for Humanity Veterans Build this Saturday, Nov 22.
Amerikam  Community Sponsor Grand Rapids Symphony Holiday Pops Spectacular Saturday December 6 , 1:00 – 2:30 PM Click here for more information
Please join us in supporting the Girls Choral Academy at this year’s Let Their Voice Be Heard Benefit on Tuesday, November 11th. Jeanne Englehart will receive the 2014 Giving Girls A Voice Award at the event.  Jeanne has been an important ...
Amerikam regards philanthropy as fundamental among its corporate values. While commemorating 80 years in business, Amerikam will continue its dedication to the community by participating in the Veterans Build with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County ...
Amerikam is proud to sponsor the ATHENA Award Celebration on Thursday, September 18th, at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. For 25 years, the Chamber’s ATHENA Awards program has been supporting, developing, and honoring women leaders and those...
  Amerikam Sponsors Walk to Cure Diabetes, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) September 13th Grand Rapids, Michigan Amerikam has a long tradition of sponsoring and donating for diabetes research through JDRF, having raised over ...
ABC News anchor Amy Robach and Susan Ford Bales will host Candid Conversations at DeVos Place on October 8th. This free event to raise breast cancer awareness is made possible by Spectrum Health Betty Ford Breast Care Services. We are proud of the i...
Nick Carrington, a student from Ferris State University’s Manufacturing Engineering Technology program, joined the Amerikam team as an intern for the summer. Nick performed a number of engineering support functions during his time at Amerikam. ...
One fundamental belief at Amerikam is the importance of continuing education.  This is evident in Amerikam’s partnerships with higher education institutions, as well as on-site instruction. Michael Ragon, Amerikam’s Quality Assuranc...
Amerikam has joined FDA officials, pharmaceutical and medical device professionals, and fellow supplier representatives through the Xavier University Integrity of Supply Initiative to develop and implement pragmatic Good Supply Practices (GSPs) that ...
Amerikam/Ferris State University Project highlighted at May SME Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI SME met at Amerikam to learn the following: Learn more about its critical thinking process. Learn how Amerikam is working with Ferris State Univers...
The Amerikam/ Bruce Gregory  Endowment scholarship recognizes a student who possesses outstanding academic and leadership qualities while pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree Manufacturing Engineering Technology. “We are pleased to sup...
Amerikam continues its longstanding tradition of partnership with Ferris State University this month. Since 1972, Amerikam has committed time, effort, and funding to prepare students entering the manufacturing industry.  This month’s Am...
Amerikam is partnering with Grand Valley State University and the Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation to present Find Your Voice: Empowering Women Entrepreneurs.  The event will feature ...
The Junior Achievement Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament using the JA Titan program - an online business simulation program. Each high school student team acts as the Senior Management Team of their company and is responsible for d...
Amerikam will be featuring its medical component manufacturing capabilities at this year's Medical Device & Manufacturing Expo in Anaheim, California!  One of the largest events of its kind, MD&M West brings together over 2,000 suppliers...
Amerikam is happy to announce the promotion of Mike Zolnierek to Director of Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering! Mike joined the company almost 20 years ago, and has since served in roles within Manufacturing, Engineering, and Research &...
This year, Amerikam continues its partnership with Ferris State University through gold-level sponsorship of this year's Annual Ferris Foundation Benefit.  Proceeds from the annual event help bring scholarship assistance to students and create o...
Horn headquarters in Tübingen, Germany “It was a unique opportunity to see the remarkable technology,  and wide variety of tooling holder concepts,” noted Pat Fitzpatrick, Manufacturing Engineer.  Along with the factory ...
Partners in Technology and Education It's almost time again for our annual Amerikam-Ferris Project, and preparations are underway!   This project has been ongoing for over 30 years and has become a model for collaborat...
Bobbi Warren, Amerikam’s Chief Financial Officer and PMI Board Member, will be meeting with industry leaders at the PMI Board of Directors Spring Meeting at Barton Creek, in Austin, Texas.  With 90% of the nation’s plumbing manufactu...
Stephanie Leonardos has made connecting with higher education a key tenet of her leadership at Amerikam, a manufacturer of flow control components.  The company is heavily involved with Ferris State University and programs including Talent 2025,...