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MAGNET Client Receives Award for Quality and Operational Excellence

June 06, 2016 by Liz Fox

Cleveland food manufacturer La Bamba Tortilleria was presented with the Quality Leadership Award by MAGNET Growth and Innovation Advisor Michael Vincent at the 20th annual Business Leadership Awards program. Sponsored by MAGNET, Cleveland State University, The Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), The Rotary Club of Cleveland, and ATD Greater Cleveland, the event was held May 19 at the Windows on the River banquet hall. MAGNET, which has presented the award since 1997, determines the recipient based on operational excellence and an ongoing commitment to continuous improvement. Other factors, such as overall business performance and customer satisfaction, are also taken into consideration. Previous winners include companies like Lincoln Electric, Great Lakes Brewing, Avtron, and MobilityWorks. La Bamba has manufactured fresh corn tortillas for distribution in restaurants and other commercial avenues since its founding in 2010. Formerly located in Ohio City’s West Side Market, the company relocated to a larger facility near Brookpark last summer, where it added flour tortillas to its repertoire. With the help of the Minority Business Development Agency, the company connected with MAGNET in 2015 and has since reaped the benefits of improving their operations, optimizing their website, and expanding their market presence. “We’ve been growing; the demand

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