News / Events

News and developments regarding the Modern Industry product line represent a constant stream of updates, product advancements and additional information. Here are the latest updates…

USCRI and Modern Industries

June 24, 2019

Our Co-President, Dennis Sweny, attended the Annual USCRI Fundraiser with Bob Marcoline, Division Manager of Machining. The USCRI (US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants) hosted the event at SafeNet – beautiful location, with one of the most unique pavilions, a gorgeous lily pond and garden. A wonderful event with friendly people, exceptional food and inspirational…

Modern Industries working with ERMP.

May 15, 2019

Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Erie Regional Manufacturer Partnership (ERMP) to support WorkAdvance, a short-term job training program that will address the needs of manufacturers and create a job-ready workforce in the Erie County region. Modern Indsutries is a founding memeber of, one of the locations for on-the-job training,…

Liquid Nitrogen Leak at Modern Industries

April 16, 2019

At approximately 8:30pm on the night of the 15th a pipe connecting our exterior Liquid Nitrogen storage tank ruptured and started leaking.  This fault happened near the shutoff valve for the unit, which froze open, so we allowed the tank to empty into our parking lot and onto 12th street. The nitrogen gas that was…

mPower Products will be at Eastec 2019!

April 4, 2019

We will be demonstrating our full line of products: SpeedLoc – Quick Change Fixturing and Mounting Systems ModLoc – Modular Tooling Columns SpinSelect – Multi-Pocket Selectable Lathe Tool Holder SpinLoc – Trunnion Indexers EASTEC 2019 is May 14-16, 2010 – Eastern States Exposition – West Springfield, MA Advanced manufacturing technology intersects with longstanding tradition at…

Dave Jacquel on Television!

March 19, 2019

Interview with Dave Jacquel for EIT Dave Jacquel, Modern’s head of HR, is interviewed by EIT. To download a copy of this video please right-click here and choose ‘save link as’ or ‘save target as’. Please contact us if you need a higher resolution copy of this file.

What’s so cool about Manufacturing – 2019 Video Contest

March 6, 2019

The Northwest Contest of What’s So Cool About Manufacturing (WSCM) features middle schools in Erie and Crawford Counties. This student video contest has a goal of creating awareness within the schools and the community about cool manufacturing careers through the eyes of 7th and 8th grade students. The team, guided by their Teacher Coach, conducts…

mPower Products will be at IMTS 2018!

August 2, 2018

We will be demonstrating our full line of products: SpeedLoc – Quick Change Fixturing and Mounting Systems ModLoc – Modular Tooling Columns SpinSelect – Multi-Pocket Selectable Lathe Tool Holder SpinLoc – Trunnion Indexers IMTS 2018 is September 10 -15, 2018 – McCormick Place – Chicago The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest…

mPower is showcasing at the HFO/Midwest Haas Demo Days 2018!

April 30, 2018

We will be demonstrating our full line of products: SpeedLoc – Quick Change Fixturing and Mounting Systems ModLoc – Modular Tooling Columns SpinSelect – Multi-Pocket Selectable Lathe Tool Holder SpinLoc – Trunnion Indexers Learn why Haas owners and operators are Raving Fans… Experience live-cutting demonstrations of the newest innovations from Haas, tour the facility to…

mPower Products will be at Morris Great Lakes 6th Annual Technology Show May 8-9, 2018!

April 27, 2018

See dozens of Live Cutting Demos! Peruse CNC Machine Tools from Leading Builders! Learn about Advances in 5-Axis Machining! We will be demonstrating our full line of products: SpeedLoc – Quick Change Fixturing and Mounting Systems ModLoc – Modular Tooling Columns SpinSelect – Multi-Pocket Selectable Lathe Tool Holder SpinLoc – Trunnion Indexers Other Technology on…

Modern Industries Career Fair!

March 1, 2018

On Monday, March 5th, 2018 from 2:00pm till 5:00pm please join us at 613 West 11th Street, Erie, PA for Modern’s latest Career Fair! We are currently seeking people for the following posistions: General Laborers – Machinists – Furnace Operators – NDT Techs Training Provided! Check our our even on Facebook: Visit our event page!