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Swagelok Foundation to Invest through Partnership with East Cleveland Schools

Swagelok Foundation to Invest through Partnership with East Cleveland Schools

Solon, Ohio (November 22, 2022) — Swagelok Company's Swagelok Foundation is donating $75,000 to the East Cleveland City School district to establish a learning lab for an industry credentialing program in manufacturing. As part of the new partnership, Swagelok will provide instructional content, volunteer work, and classroom advising to support district goals, as well as offer real-world experiences through visits and internship opportunities for qualified students.

Swagelok continues to look for new ways to support our community, and we’re thrilled to be partnering with the East Cleveland City School district to help students prepare for potential careers in modern manufacturing,” said Hannah Delis, Chief Human Resources Officer and chair of the Swagelok Foundation.

"The charge of our revitalization plan is to ensure that our students have the skills necessary to be college, career, and life ready when they graduate. This partnership with Swagelok will go a long way in ensuring future success of all our students," said Dr. Henry Pettiegrew II, superintendent and CEO of East Cleveland City Schools.

Supervisor at Swagelok Strongsville, was presented with Swagelok's inaugural community engagement award on October 26, 2022. For more than a decade, Plona has organized holiday gift drives and food donations for children and families in the East Cleveland community. Every time we engage with East Cleveland on these efforts, our hearts are filled with gratitude that we’ve helped brighten the lives of neighbors who need a lift,”Plona said. The Swagelok Foundation presented Plona with $10,000 that can be donated to the non-profit organization of his choice.

About Swagelok

Swagelok Company is an approximately $2 billion privately held developer of fluid system products, assemblies, and services for the oil, gas, chemical, semiconductor and clean energy industries. Headquartered in Solon, Ohio, U.S.A., Swagelok serves customers through approximately 200 sales and service centers in 70 countries, supported by the expertise of 5,700 corporate associates at 20 manufacturing facilities and five global technology centers.