February 1-4, 2024
We are excited to welcome back GENTEX as our presenting sponsor!
Gentex is first and foremost a technology company, proficient in a wide range of core competencies that yield a unique fusion of technologies. We currently develop and manufacture custom high-tech electronic products for the automotive, aerospace, commercial fire protection and medical industries. We’re best known for supplying nearly every major automaker with vision, dimmable glass, sensing, and connected-car technologies that optimize driver vision while enhancing driving safety and comfort. We strive to be the employer of choice in West Michigan, with nearly 5,500 salaried and hourly team members at our headquarters/manufacturing campus in Zeeland, Michigan.
Feature Sponsor – Muscle Cars
Pridgeon & Clay is one of the largest independent, value-added manufacturers and suppliers of automotive stamped and fine-blanked components in the United States. This company has grown from its roots in Grand Rapids, Michigan to provide engineering, design, A2LA-accredited testing and manufacturing services to industries such as automotive, heavy truck, agriculture, battery, fuel cell and alternative-energy. With more than 60 engineers on staff and more than 1,100 employees globally, Pridgeon & Clay has the experience to take products from ideation through prototype and on to serial production. The company has more than 110 presses around the globe to meet customers’ needs.
It is our focus to build strong relationships with our customers based on trust and respect. At Pridgeon & Clay, the key to our success is our ability to work alongside our customers. Customers have direct access to every department here at Pridgeon & Clay to ensure the correct person or department is available to assist with any questions or concerns. From development to production, Pridgeon & Clay is an essential partner to its customers, bringing value to all parts of the production lifecycle. Pridgeon & Clay has a diverse customer base, serving both OEM and Tier 1 manufacturers on a global basis.
Pridgeon & Clay provides services to a large variety of industries including:
Automotive, Class 8 Heavy Truck, Agriculture, Fuel Cell, and Battery components for EV.
Feature Sponsor – Kids Ride and Drive & Car Enthusiast Challenge
PADNOS – Recycling & Scrap Management– For recycled resources you can depend on, our scrap management services at PADNOS are second to none. We deliver consistent quality across our full range of products—because for us, nothing less will do. Contact us for primary and secondary metals, all grades of paper, plastic regrind and recycled resin formulated to your specifications, and a variety of electronics assets.
PADNOS has been transforming scrap into reusable resources for over 100 years. A fourth-generation, family-owned and operated company with extensive capabilities, deep resources and many locations to handle your biggest challenges—as well as the agility and enthusiasm to provide swift, responsive service. Boosting efficiency and savings, reducing hassles, and improving your environmental impact are what we do best.
Feature Sponsor – Arrive Alive Tour Simulator
Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan was founded in 1949 by Michigan farmers who wanted an insurance company that worked as hard as they did. Those values still guide the company today and are a big reason why we are known as Michigan’s Insurance Company, dedicated to protecting the farms, families, and businesses of this great state. Farm Bureau Insurance agents across Michigan provide a full range of insurance services—life, home, auto, farm, business, retirement, Lake Estate®, and more—protecting Michigan residents with more than 660,000 insurance policies statewide. For more information about Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan: FarmBureauInsurance.com