Manufacturing Process Innovation

Have you thought about improving your manufacturing process?

  • Are there new manufacturing technologies you would like to utilize in your business?
  • Are you developing new products but aren’t capable of manufacturing them on your existing equipment?
  • Want to be more productive to stay competitive?
  • Want to grow your business by keeping up with product demand?

We can help!

For over 30 years, MAGNET has assisted thousands of Northeast Ohio manufacturers with various aspects of manufacturing process innovation, including introducing new components and modifying existing processes to help your company grow.

  • One-stop, design-through-build capabilities for manufacturing process equipment
  • Improve customer satisfaction, lead-time and delivery performance
  • Innovative solutions for manufacturing challenges using our proven ideation process
  • The ability to help you scale up from pilot process to full-scale production
  • Access state-of-the-art technologies through in-demand outside resources, including NASA and universities

Want to know more? Call us at 216.391.7766 or email Linda Barita at to schedule a consultation today!


Cleveland Whiskey (Cleveland, OH)

Entrepreneur and Cleveland Whiskey founder Tom Lix had spent considerable time and effort developing his concept in a makeshift basement lab. In order to attract more investors, Lix found himself needing to upgrade his existing equipment to include temperature and pressure sensors, water filtration, and other components. He later utilized the expertise and help of MAGNET’s skilled engineering team, which enabled him to expand beyond his lab and begin wide distribution.

“MAGNET is one of those critical puzzle pieces that I think is going to be the tipping point for the region. What we’ve been able to accomplish right here at MAGNET has been incredible, and I couldn’t have done it as quickly or as cost-effectively on the outside.” – Tom Lix (Founder, Cleveland Whiskey)

Want to know more? Read the full success story!


Ed Nolan (Vice President, Engineering and Product Development)

With more than 40 years of engineering and program management experience in manufacturing, industrial outreach, and high-tech service industry, Ed Nolan has been instrumental in developing MAGNET’s current product development structure and helped develop the innovation Partnership for Regional Innovation Services to Manufacturers (PRISM) program. Prior to joining MAGNET, he led numerous large-scale engineering programs, including the initiative from Westinghouse Electric Corporation that defueled the damaged Three Mile Island nuclear reactor. In addition to a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Syracuse University, Nolan earned a certificate in Management and Leadership from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).