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Autoswage Products Inc., a family-owned manufacturing and plating business, has applied for a $250,000 grant from Chase as part of a newly launched program, Mission Main StreetSM Grants.
Autoswage must submit a questionnaire outlining a business plan that will result in growth of the business and receive at least 250 votes to be eligible for a grant. Full eligibility requirements are available in the Program Rules.
Customers, fans and community members can show support for Autoswage by voting at www.missionmainstreetgrants.com using Facebook Connect. The voting deadline is Nov. 15, 2013 and grant recipients will be selected by expert panelists.
“This grant would allow Autoswage to complete its commitment to reducing waste and its impact to the environment by close-looping its waste treatment system. Additionally, Autoswage is developing revolutionary new manufacturing technologies that this funding would help bring to life,” said President Keith Brenton.
Through Mission Main Street Grants, Chase will award $3 million to small business across America. All businesses that apply for a grant and meet the eligibility requirements will receive a special advertising offer from Premier Sponsor, Google.
In addition, the 12 grant recipients will be eligible to receive a trip to Google for an exclusive small business marketing workshop with Google experts and a Google Chromebook Pixel laptop.
The 12 grant recipients will be announced in January 2014.
For additional details about Mission Main Street Grants visit www.MissionMainStreetGrants.com.
About Mission Main Street Grants
Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to small business, Chase launched Mission Main Street Grants, a program that will award 12 grants of $250,000 to small businesses across America. By completing a business profile, a grant questionnaire, and meeting relevant eligibility requirements, small businesses will have access to special offers from the Premier Sponsor, Google. Chase is committed to helping small businesses so they can take big steps for their business and community.
About AutoswageAutoswage Products, Inc. is a third generation, family-owned business in Shelton, CT that manufactures and plates small metal parts, primarily used in automotive, electronic and connector industries.
"Innovation was the drive for founder, Bartley E. Hall, in 1946 when Autoswage was established. As Mr. Hall did then, we now continually update our manufacturing and metal-finishing systems to remain competitive in the worldwide market," according to a press release.