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Criterion Tool President Defies the Status Quo

When Rene Banglesdorf, podcast author of Defying the Status Quo with Empowered Women, interviewed Criterion Tool president, Tanya DiSalvo, it got real. “Do you think that when you were a little girl, that your grandpa thought you would run this company?”, Tanya answered firmly with an “Absolutely not! He’s probably turning in his grave”. Tanya’s […]

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Criterion Tool Earns Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Certification

We are proud to announce our national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Ohio River Valley Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Founded in 1997, WBENC is the nation’s leader in women’s business development and the leading third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women, […]

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Back After A Positive COVID Test

  In early August, President of Criterion Tool, Tanya DiSalvo, found herself added to the COVID-positive nationwide statistic. After a quick nasal swab and a positive diagnosis she discovered she still had many unanswered questions. With employees’ health and safety on the line, Tanya was determined to find a way through a potential shut down. […]

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Why Manufacturing Today Is Not What It Used to Be

“Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast. Keep moving because otherwise you’re going to get squashed.”  President of Criterion Tool, Tanya DiSalvo, joins Frances Brunelle on the Women and Manufacturing (WAM) podcast. Episode #104, titled “Why Manufacturing Today Is Not What It Used to Be with Tanya DiSalvo” covers multiple topics ranging from taking over the […]

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Criterion Remains Open During State-wide Shelter in Place Order

On 22 March 2020, Ohio’s Governor issued a “shelter in place order” asking all non-essential businesses to close. Criterion Tool & Die, Inc. is a direct supplier to customers that the United States Government has identified as essential suppliers responsible for delivering parts required by essential government functions. As such, Criterion is considered an Essential […]

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Criterion Tool Unveils Cutting-Edge Mitsubishi MV1200 EDM Wire Machine

It’s all about innovation on the work floor of Criterion Tool, Inc. A brand new Mitsubishi MV1200 EDM precision machine is making its new home and settling in amongst precision technicians at Criterion Tool. With weeks of installation and continuous testing to ensure optimal performance and laser-precision accuracy, it’s now ready to get to work.  […]

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Criterion Tool Exhibits at Photonics West Feb 4-6, 2020

The team at Criterion Tool, Inc. is heading to sunny California in a few weeks to join over 1,350 exhibiting companies for the SPIE Photonics West Exhibition. More than 22,000 attendees will come to hear cutting-edge research, find the latest products and services, and network with thousands of other like-minded individuals. With a jam-packing agenda, […]

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Polaris Career Center Fulfills Specialized Skills Needs

Watch the video to see how Polaris Career Center helps company owners like Tanya DiSalvo with training skilled workers to fulfill highly specialized skills needs. Polaris Career Center inspires middle and high school students and adult learners to achieve career success by providing key training and credentials to those who wish to pursue opportunity.

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Criterion Tool, Inc. President Tanya DiSalvo

A Lesson in Energy Management

Recently, Tanya DiSalvo, President of Criterion Tool, Inc. sat down with Farmers National Bank to discuss thriving women-owned businesses for their next issue of Capital Ideas. Successfully transitioning the family business from her father, there were some challenges along the way. “While my dad was here, we spent time behind closed doors deciding who makes […]

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Owner, Tanya DiSalvo, catches up with Production Machining magazine

It takes a lot of moving parts to keep a precision machine shop running smoothly. In business for over 65 years, Criterion Tool has an exceptional leader to ensure business is humming along. Third-generation owner, Tanya DiSalvo, had a moment recently to catch up with Production Machining magazine to talk about how she started in […]

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