OUR COMMUNITY

Involvement in our industry's organizations, as well as in our local communities, plays a critical role in our culture of continuous improvement, as a company and as individuals.

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Community Education Support

Daman's expertise at organizational systems improvement is now taught through quarterly seminars and tours for groups interested in understanding more about the concept and why it produces success. Donations received for this effort are set aside for our annual Fluid Power Challenge event. For more information, contact Daman Products.

Daman also supports the following:

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Volunteer Service

We invest in our local communities through inspiring leadership and as untiring volunteers. Our company and our employees also support our Daman Products Athletic Association (DPAA). This incorporated organization gives us a unique way to support our communities and to volunteer our services.​

Leaders in Education

Daman believes strongly in cultivating the energy of leadership and innovation within our education systems and improving the future of our children. We invite students from local school corporations to Daman to learn about the core functions required to operate our business – engineering, quality assurance, and manufacturing. The experience helps students gain greater insight into career opportunities and ways to apply their education.

 

Safe Place

Daman is proud to be one of over 160 Safe Place sites in St. Joseph County.

Safe Place is a network of businesses, fast food restaurants, fire stations, buses,

and other public places that provide teens between the ages of 12-18 who find

themselves in crisis or need a place to stay, immediate access to help. Safe Place

locations display the yellow and black sign shown here.

Learn more about Safe Place at nationalsafeplace.org/#sthash.u4GEl7am.dpuf

EDUCATION

At Daman, we believe strongly in improving the future of our children by cultivating leadership and innovation within our education systems. Studies show that the competitiveness of the U.S. is linked closely to the success of our youth in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

 

Each year, Daman invites students from local schools to learn about the core functions required to operate our business – engineering, quality assurance, and manufacturing. The field trip experience gives students better insight into career opportunities and how they can apply their education. We also support and participate in the following events which help improve the capacity and diversity of the STEM workforce pipeline. 

NFPA Education and Technology Foundation

The Fluid Power Challenge is a series of math and science competitions designed to connect today’s middle school students to tomorrow’s fluid power careers. nfpahub.com/fpc

 

Daman is proud to be a Silver Member of The Pascal Society.

 

Everybody has a Story Benefit

A way to give back to the community with an evening of music and storytelling from South Bend's premier musicians, and storytellers volunteering to perform on October 8, 2016, at Century Center's Discovery Room. The concert beneficiary is South Bend Community School Corporation's Madison Primary Center. www.ehassb.com

 

Project Lead the Way

Project Lead The Way provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers across the U.S. We create an engaging environment and empower students to develop in-demand knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in an evolving world. www.pltw.org 

 

Five Star

Five Star Life was formed to address the unacceptable amount of high school dropouts by developing in middle school students the desire to succeed and own their futures. The program began in Elkhart, Indiana, but can now be found in schools across the nation. www.fivestarlife.org

 

St. Joe CEO

Entrepreneurship education seeks to prepare people, especially youth, to be responsible, enterprising individuals who become entrepreneurs or entrepreneurial thinkers and contribute to economic development and sustainable communities. The CEO program is much more than a textbook course. Rather, students are immersed in real life learning experiences with the opportunity to take risks, manage the results, and learn from the outcomes.  www.stjoeceo.org

 

The Boys Scouts of America, LaSalle Council

LaSalle Council serves eight counties across Northern Indiana and Southwest Lower Michigan. The programs of the Boy Scouts of America serve young people by enabling them to develop healthy habits and make positive choices. Scouting values emphasize a lifelong appreciation of personal fitness, the prevention of bullying, environmental stewardship & sustainability, and leadership development. www.lasallecouncilbsa.org