The 2016 MBE Manufacturing Summit is centered around sustainability, innovation, and productivity. There’s no question that if manufacturing is to continue to evolve, these trends need to continue and in order for that to happen, fresh ideas and new perspectives need to be presented. We narrowed down Forbes 30 under 30 in Manufacturing & Industry to 7 of our favorite young minority entrepreneurs that embody the spirit of thinking differently.
Warmilu LLC, Grace Hsia, 26
Warmilu LLC has managed to develop a phase change technology which provides a safe and controlled heat source. The technology doesn’t rely on electricity and is used in products like infant blankets and heat packs that ease pain.
Hydroswarm, Sampriti Bhattacharyya, 28
At the forefront of drone technology, Hydroswarm develops underwater drones that work together to scan the ocean looking for lost planes, measure oil spills, or measure radiation levels deep below the surface.
Vertera Spine, Allen Chang, 29
Vertera Spine is a pioneer in the healthcare manufacturing industry. It is the first company to be FDA-cleared to build and implant a surface porous synthetic material that mimics bone in humans.
Ellis Island Tropical Tea, 28 Nailah Ellis-Brown
The manufacturer of tea beverages created from a secret Jamaican family recipe, this company sells to stores in multiple states, most notably Whole Foods.
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