Mar-Bal takes advantage of NEMA membership

April 16, 2016

Mar-Bal takes advantage of NEMA membership opportunity to expand leadership position in the electrical market

Chagrin Falls, OH (April 16, 2016) — Membership in organizations is an important aspect of a company’s success. Mar-Bal, Inc., headquartered in Chagrin Falls, OH and a thermoset composites leader, has taken advantage of these opportunities and recently joined The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA).

NemaNEMA was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Rosslyn, VA, with international offices in Beijing and Mexico. Over 400 organizations are members of NEMA. These organizations manufacture a wide range of products including lighting systems, distribution equipment, medical diagnostic imaging equipment and more.

Customized research and full-range lobbying services are just two of the many membership benefits. In addition, NEMA provides members international programs to promote market access.

Ron Poff - Director, Global Marketing and Brands - Mar-Bal, Inc.

Ron Poff – Director, Global Marketing and Brands – Mar-Bal, Inc.

“We are very proud to have been accepted as a member into The National Electrical Manufacturers Association”, stated Ron Poff, Director of Global Marketing and Brands at Mar-Bal, Inc. Since our founding over 46 years ago, the electrical market has been an important aspect of our business. As members of NEMA, we will be able to learn from the association and collaborate with other members while also providing our own expertise in order to continue our success.  Our strategic goal is to increase our investment in innovation and product development to gain business development opportunities and I am confident that NEMA will be an integral part of that plan,” further stated Poff.


NEMA also provides standards for members to follow. Standardization has helped companies reduce cost, expand markets, and streamline operations. A detailed list of these standards can be found on NEMA’s website .

NEMA received the Hermes Creative Award in 2014 and 2015. The purpose of this international competition is to recognize creative professionals involved in the concept, design, and writing of traditional materials and technologies.

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About Mar-Bal, Inc.

Mar-Bal, Inc., headquartered in Chagrin Falls, OH, is a compounder and molder of Thermoset composite products. Since 1970, Mar-Bal has engineered and manufactured quality, customized materials and parts while delivering unmatched client cost-effectiveness through superior customer service and commitment to the total value. Mar-Bal serves the appliance, electrical and industrial marketplaces from their four facilities in North America and one in China and an Asia Sales Office located in Shanghai, China. Mar-Bal, an ISO 9001:2008 Registered Company, continues to develop innovative products and has a portfolio of brands and proprietary products.