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Gretchen Zierick: President of Zierick Manufacturing Corporation
This year, Zierick is celebrating their 100th anniversary. Listen for an opportunity to learn more about the history of the company, their centennial celebration and what we should expect from Zierick in their next 100 years! Gretchen is a staple in the Hudson Valley manufacturing community and is actively engaged with the Council of Industry and other organizations such as Westchester Community College (WCC), Precision Metal Forming Association and Women in Manufacturing (WIM).
It’s always great to spend time with Gretchen, enjoy!
Zierick Manufacturing Corp is an engineering-based manufacturer of connectors and the leading source of solutions to complex electronic and printed circuit board interconnection requirements and problems, ranging from standard products to custom-made goods. They also provide their customers with assembly equipment for parts, interconnection hardware and taped terminals. Since 1919, Zierick Manufacturing has set the standard in both design leadership and quality tooling and stamping. Zierick serves numerous markets with emphasis on Industrial Controls, Automotive, HVAC, Solid State Lighting, Medical and Security.
Gretchen was also featured in the Fall 2014 Issue of HV MFG Magazine. HV MFG sat down for a conversation with Gretchen Zierick to talk about the challenges and rewards of leading a Hudson Valley based small manufacturing enterprise in today’s global economy; being a woman in what is traditionally a male dominated industry; and what the future holds for her and the company bearing her name.
The Council of Industry has been the manufacturer’s association of the Hudson Valley since 1910. Council membership includes manufacturers and businesses related to the manufacturing industry throughout the region. It is a privately funded not-for-profit organization, whose mission is to promote the success of its member firms and their employees, and through them contribute to the success of the Hudson Valley community.