Spectre Corp. Rises to Top of it’s Industry with Help from LCCC

 {mosimage}Jack Keller had a dream that his company, Spectre Corp., would rise to the top of the sensor industry, while keeping production completely inside the United States.

Jack Keller had a dream that his company, Spectre Corp., would rise to the top of the sensor industry, while keeping production completely inside the United States.

With the help of entrepreneurial services – the Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise (GLIDE) – and technology services – the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems – at Lorain County Community College, Keller’s dream has become a reality as Spectre Corp. soars to the top of the supply chain. The corporation includes Spectre Sensors, Inc. and Advanced Technology Associates.

{mosimage}“Working with these organizations has made all the difference in our company,” Keller said. “With their help, we can become a world performance leader in pressure sensor manufacturing.”

Spectre manufactures premium performance pressure and temperature sensors worldwide to chemical, petrochemical, bio, pharmaceutical, aerospace and automotive industries. By utilizing the state of the industry technology available at the SMART center, the corporation is able to quickly create prototypes, build and package sensor products for clients around the globe. With entrepreneurial services from GLIDE, Spectre is able to stay ahead of the competition.

After watching dozens of sensor companies move production to China, Keller and his team developed a business plan that would utilize domestic production. Based in Buffalo, NY, the team began to search for a place to build their sensor empire.

That’s when Keller heard about the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems and GLIDE, both located on the LCCC campus. From the first meeting, Keller knew he had found something unique.

“The people at GLIDE are so helpful and cooperative,” Keller said. “They understood the impact this could have for jobs and opportunities in Lorain County and the state.”

Keller and his team moved the operation of Spectre Corp. to the LCCC campus to take advantage of this exceptional opportunity.

In addition to business and production resources, GLIDE helped Keller apply for grant money and Spectre Corp. was awarded a $1 million grant from the State of Ohio to commercialize new sensor technology.

“To say this has been a once in a lifetime opportunity is an understatement,” Keller said. “Working with the team at LCCC and the partner organizations has provided this company more than we ever dreamed.”

For more information on Spectre Corp., visit www.advtechassoc.com or www.spectresensors.com.

For more information on GLIDE, visit www.lorainccc.edu/glide. To learn more about the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems, visit www.lorainccc.edu/smart.

Spectre Corp. Rises to Top of it’s Industry with Help from LCCC

 {mosimage}Jack Keller had a dream that his company, Spectre Corp., would rise to the top of the sensor industry, while keeping production completely inside the United States.

Jack Keller had a dream that his company, Spectre Corp., would rise to the top of the sensor industry, while keeping production completely inside the United States.

With the help of entrepreneurial services – the Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise (GLIDE) – and technology services – the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems – at Lorain County Community College, Keller’s dream has become a reality as Spectre Corp. soars to the top of the supply chain. The corporation includes Spectre Sensors, Inc. and Advanced Technology Associates.

{mosimage}“Working with these organizations has made all the difference in our company,” Keller said. “With their help, we can become a world performance leader in pressure sensor manufacturing.”

Spectre manufactures premium performance pressure and temperature sensors worldwide to chemical, petrochemical, bio, pharmaceutical, aerospace and automotive industries. By utilizing the state of the industry technology available at the SMART center, the corporation is able to quickly create prototypes, build and package sensor products for clients around the globe. With entrepreneurial services from GLIDE, Spectre is able to stay ahead of the competition.

After watching dozens of sensor companies move production to China, Keller and his team developed a business plan that would utilize domestic production. Based in Buffalo, NY, the team began to search for a place to build their sensor empire.

That’s when Keller heard about the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems and GLIDE, both located on the LCCC campus. From the first meeting, Keller knew he had found something unique.

“The people at GLIDE are so helpful and cooperative,” Keller said. “They understood the impact this could have for jobs and opportunities in Lorain County and the state.”

Keller and his team moved the operation of Spectre Corp. to the LCCC campus to take advantage of this exceptional opportunity.

In addition to business and production resources, GLIDE helped Keller apply for grant money and Spectre Corp. was awarded a $1 million grant from the State of Ohio to commercialize new sensor technology.

“To say this has been a once in a lifetime opportunity is an understatement,” Keller said. “Working with the team at LCCC and the partner organizations has provided this company more than we ever dreamed.”

For more information on Spectre Corp., visit www.advtechassoc.com or www.spectresensors.com.

For more information on GLIDE, visit www.lorainccc.edu/glide. To learn more about the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems, visit www.lorainccc.edu/smart.

Spectre Corp. Rises to Top of it’s Industry with Help from LCCC

 {mosimage}Jack Keller had a dream that his company, Spectre Corp., would rise to the top of the sensor industry, while keeping production completely inside the United States.

Jack Keller had a dream that his company, Spectre Corp., would rise to the top of the sensor industry, while keeping production completely inside the United States.

With the help of entrepreneurial services – the Great Lakes Innovation and Development Enterprise (GLIDE) – and technology services – the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems – at Lorain County Community College, Keller’s dream has become a reality as Spectre Corp. soars to the top of the supply chain. The corporation includes Spectre Sensors, Inc. and Advanced Technology Associates.

{mosimage}“Working with these organizations has made all the difference in our company,” Keller said. “With their help, we can become a world performance leader in pressure sensor manufacturing.”

Spectre manufactures premium performance pressure and temperature sensors worldwide to chemical, petrochemical, bio, pharmaceutical, aerospace and automotive industries. By utilizing the state of the industry technology available at the SMART center, the corporation is able to quickly create prototypes, build and package sensor products for clients around the globe. With entrepreneurial services from GLIDE, Spectre is able to stay ahead of the competition.

After watching dozens of sensor companies move production to China, Keller and his team developed a business plan that would utilize domestic production. Based in Buffalo, NY, the team began to search for a place to build their sensor empire.

That’s when Keller heard about the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems and GLIDE, both located on the LCCC campus. From the first meeting, Keller knew he had found something unique.

“The people at GLIDE are so helpful and cooperative,” Keller said. “They understood the impact this could have for jobs and opportunities in Lorain County and the state.”

Keller and his team moved the operation of Spectre Corp. to the LCCC campus to take advantage of this exceptional opportunity.

In addition to business and production resources, GLIDE helped Keller apply for grant money and Spectre Corp. was awarded a $1 million grant from the State of Ohio to commercialize new sensor technology.

“To say this has been a once in a lifetime opportunity is an understatement,” Keller said. “Working with the team at LCCC and the partner organizations has provided this company more than we ever dreamed.”

For more information on Spectre Corp., visit www.advtechassoc.com or www.spectresensors.com.

For more information on GLIDE, visit www.lorainccc.edu/glide. To learn more about the SMART Commercialization Center for Microsystems, visit www.lorainccc.edu/smart.

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