On February 10th 2015, Manzi Metals, Inc. received a very welcome visitor Congressman Richard Nugent, along with Ms. Joy Hampton Dir. of Outreach and Mr. Jerry Karp from the Small Business Development Center at USF.
Manzi Metals’ corporate office is located in the Hernando County Industrial Park. During his visit, Congressman Nugent, was given a guided tour of the facility as Ms. Manzi explained Manzi Metals’ Quality System and Lean Manufacturing processes.
Congressman Nugent was given the opportunity of seeing these procedures in action as well as Manzi Metals’ machined parts and raw materials for the Aerospace industry. Barbara Manzi, President of Manzi Metals, and Congressman Nugent discussed the importance of small business development in Hernando County and in the State of Florida. Ms. Manzi also talked about the current plans to grow her business into the manufacturing sector as well as in the Construction /Shipyard projects going on in the Tampa area as a supplier of raw materials.