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MWI Proudly Sponsors Pink the Rink in Support of Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester

MWI, Inc., a leader in the Carbon & Graphite Industry is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of the 14th Annual Pink the Rink event hosted by the Pittsford School District on January 20, 2024. This tradition, dating back to 2010, has successfully raised $91,540 to date for the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (BCCR).

Pink the Rink, organized by the Pittsford Hockey program, has become a beacon of hope and support in the community, bringing together corporate sponsors, family sponsorships, and the local community through ticket and t-shirt sales. All proceeds generated from the event directly benefit the BCCR, a grassroots organization dedicated to supporting individuals affected by breast or gynecologic cancer.

Last year’s Pink the Rink was a phenomenal success, breaking previous records by raising an impressive $13,540. This achievement underscores the commitment of the Pittsford community and its partners, like MWI, in making a meaningful impact in the fight against breast cancer.

We are honored to be a part of this impactful initiative that brings our community together in the fight against breast cancer. Our sponsorship reflects our commitment to supporting causes that make a real difference in the lives of individuals and families facing the challenges of breast.

Join MWI, Inc. in supporting the BCCR as the Pittsford JV and Varsity Hockey Teams host the 14th Annual Pink the Rink.

For more information about Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, please visit

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MWI’s Generous Donation Fuels Hope for Children Battling Cancer at THON

MWI, a leader in graphite and machining solutions, is committed to making a positive impact in the community. The company has supported THON, a well-known non-profit organization dedicated to assisting children and families affected by childhood cancer. Through MWI’s donation, they are furthering THON’s mission of providing emotional and financial support to those in need.

THON, a student-led philanthropic organization, has been a steadfast force in the battle against childhood cancer for years, thanks to the support of generous donors like MWI. The organization’s mission is to turn childhood dreams into reality, providing hope, care, and assistance to families confronting the immense challenges of childhood cancer.

MWI’s support for THON empowers a dedicated community of young philanthropists who are driven by the shared goal of making a positive impact. For more information about THON, please visit THON’s official website and to contribute to the cause, click here. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of children and families affected by childhood cancer.

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Out With the Old – In With the New

Out With the Old - In With the NewThe acquisition of two new CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machines by MWI, Inc. to support their growth is a significant strategic move that can have a profound impact on the company’s operations and overall success.

MWI has chosen to replace two older machines with newer VMC and Gantry-style machines. This transition will substantially increase the production capacity, enabling MWI to undertake a broader range of projects and cater to an expanding customer base. These acquisitions signify both the current business growth and an anticipation of increased demand.

CNC machines are renowned for their precision and automation capabilities, and the introduction of these new CNC machines is poised to elevate the efficiency of MWI’s manufacturing processes. These machines can operate around the clock, significantly reducing the need for manual intervention, resulting in accelerated production and diminished labor costs. Moreover, by opting for new machines, MWI gains access to cutting-edge technology and design enhancements, improving overall reliability and performance. These new machines are far less prone to the wear and tear issues commonly associated with used equipment, ensuring consistent and precise outcomes.

Furthermore, these machines are equipped with contemporary safety features, aligning with industry standards to create a safer work environment for operators while reducing the risk of accidents.

MWI’s choice to invest in two new CNC machines reflects their dedicated commitment to growth, improved operational efficiency, and the sustenance of a competitive edge within the manufacturing sector. These machines have the potential to positively impact numerous facets of the company’s operations, including production capacity, product quality, cost-effectiveness, and competitiveness in the market.

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MWI is awarded the 2023 Outstanding Employer Partner Award

2023 Outstanding Employer Partner Award

From left to right: Miranda Harms, Senior Employment Advisor – NTID Co-op & Career Center (NC3) | Dawn Lucas, Associate Director – NC3 | John Macko, Director – NC3 | Patti DiLorenzo, Director of Human Resources – MWI, Inc. | Dr. Gerard Buckley, NTID President and RIT VP & Dean | Gary Behm, Associate VP for Academic Affairs – RIT | Karen Beiter, Interim Chair for Department of Engineering Studies – RIT

The NTID Co-op & Career Center at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is proud to honor MWI, Inc. with the prestigious 2023 Outstanding Employer Partner Award. This accolade recognizes MWI’s consistent dedication to hiring deaf and hard of hearing students and graduates, solidifying its place as a national leader in fostering inclusivity within the workforce.

MWI has maintained a strong relationship with RIT, underscoring their commitment to promoting diversity in the workplace, particularly within the deaf and hard of hearing community. This commitment extends beyond hiring practices and encompasses comprehensive employee training initiatives.

MWI now joins the ranks of esteemed previous award recipients, including PNC, Eastman Kodak, GE Aviation, Dow Chemical, the FDIC, and IBM, further illustrating their commitment to diversity and inclusivity.

The award ceremony saw the participation of notable organizations and companies, including Bayer, DOW, the CIA, and various representatives from leading universities.

A special acknowledgment goes to Patti DiLorenzo, whose unwavering involvement with RIT and NTID has played a pivotal role in supporting employment opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing students and graduates. Patti’s dedication and contributions have been instrumental in MWI’s receipt of this prestigious award. Her efforts align with MWI’s core values, reinforcing their deep commitment to the community they serve.

MWI’s recognition by the NTID Co-op & Career Center serves as a testament to their ongoing commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, exemplifying their dedication to enriching the lives of the deaf and hard of hearing community.

About MWI, Inc.

For over 50 years, MWI has earned a reputation for industry-leading graphite and machining solutions. We’ve done this by forging long-term relationships with our customers and providing them with outstanding experiences.

As a committed manufacturing company, we actively promote diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Our people are our greatest assets, and we recognize that our ability to provide carbon & graphite solutions rests in the hands of our employees. Achieving the quality of product and service we strive for is truly a team effort, where every role is vital.