March 7 Event to Include Plant Tour, Breakout Sessions & Lunch

Naples, FL, February 25, 2019:  Pelican Wire and their team of employee-owners will be hosting the Naples High School Engineering Academy on Thursday, March 7, 2019, from 10AM to 1PM. The students will meet various members of the Pelican Wire Engineering teams, hear about their education, backgrounds and day-to-day duties, as well as get a comprehensive manufacturing plant tour. Additionally, they will meet with Pelican Wire President, Ted Bill, who will cover a range of relevant topics for young, up & coming engineers, including his thoughts on the future of manufacturing, engineering and education. He states, “We’re very excited to host the Naples HS Engineering Academy at Pelican Wire. Helping students understand the opportunities in manufacturing opens a new path in life they may not be considering.  It’s just part of our commitment to STEM and the future of manufacturing, particularly here in Southwest Florida.”


At the conclusion of the event, a lunch of grilled hot dogs, chips & drinks will be served to students & staff, as well as all Pelican Wire employee-owners. Teacher and coach, Cliff Greer, who is also the NAF Engineering Academy Director for Naples High School, says “I’m excited for the opportunity to bring these students to Pelican Wire and provide them additional exposure to the ‘real world’ application of their studies. The future of manufacturing in Southwest Florida resides in these students and we’re glad to have corporate partners, such as Pelican Wire, who are investing in these students, both now and in the future.”

ABOUT PELICAN WIRE: Pelican Wire is an employee-owned manufacturer of application-driven wire solutions in the areas of thermocouple, resistance and custom wire. With specialties in the fine-gauge and high-temperature wire fields, Pelican Wire works globally across multiple industries, offering custom solutions in Aerospace, Medical, Industrial, Automotive, Defense, Alternate Energy, Radiant Heating and many other fields. For media inquiries or additional information, please contact Pelican Wire at (239) 597-8555 or online at

ABOUT NAPLES HIGH: The NHS Engineering Academy is one of the oldest Project Lead the Way/NAF engineering academies in the state of Florida.  During the 2017-18 school year, the NHS Engineering Academy was recognized as the only high school engineering academy in the country to achieve distinguished status from both PLTW and NAF. PLTW Engineering courses engage high school students in collaborative, real-life activities like working with a client to design a home, programming electronic devices or robotic arms, or exploring algae as a biofuel source. The NHS Engineering Academy strives to provide students with real transportable life skills and provide students with work-based learning experiences like internships, job shadowing and site visits to enhance and enrich their classroom experiences, ensuring they always know the “Why?” behind everything they do.  For media inquiries or additional information, please contact Cliff Greer at (239) 207-2868 or by email at [email protected]

Media Contact: Trent Dunn, [email protected] (239) 597-8555

Pelican Wire

3650 Shaw Blvd.

Naples, FL 34117

(239) 597-8555