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Join us at the 7th Annual Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Symposium [Event Details]

Thursday, 20 September, 2018

News

Ready to leverage emerging technologies to grow your business? Join us on Friday, September 28 at the 7th Annual Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Symposium for a day of valuable content by manufacturers ...
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Grand Opening of "Rubber City" MAGNET Akron Location [Event Recap]

Friday, 14 September, 2018

News

On August 8, 2018, MAGNET opened its doors to a new location at 9 North Main Street in Akron, Ohio. “We help local manufacturers grow and compete globally, and increasing our presence in Summit...
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Coffee is STILL for Closers: 3 Things Needed to Close Any Sale

Wednesday, 8 August, 2018

Strategy, Marketing & Sales

The secret to closing any sale is to reduce uncertainty in the buyer and replace it with confidence in YOU, your PRODUCT/SERVICE, and your COMPANY. Step 1 – Confidence in YOU Someone buying from you...
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Continuous Improvement Part 1: A Culture of Change and Results

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018

Process Innovation

I often wonder: Why does Continuous Improvement work in some organizations and not in others? I think the difference must be the organization’s culture and acceptance to change. Management is crucial...
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Continuous Improvement Part 2: It Starts with the Customer

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018

Process Innovation

For Continuous Improvement to be effective and sustainable, it requires a systems approach involving the entire organization. Management should guide the organization in four fundamental areas to...
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Make sure you Qualify before you Diversify

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018

Strategy, Marketing & Sales

As your company prepares to diversify into an adjacent market of its current business—or, as it prepares to adapt existing products or services to enter a brand new market—be sure to take a long,...
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MAGNET Leverages the Power of the Region

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018

News

MAGNET Leverages the Power of the Region from MAGNET: The Manufacturing and Advocacy Network Partner Organizations For 30 years, MAGNET has driven the growth of small- and medium- sized...
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Critical Components to Your Talent Attraction and Retention Strategy

Tuesday, 7 August, 2018

Engagement & Operations

Finding quality talent is challenging…retaining quality talent is equally challenging It goes without saying, that many manufacturers are challenged with attracting and retaining the ‘quality’ talent...
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Are You a Leader That Listens? Or a Leader That Hears?

Monday, 25 June, 2018

Engagement & Operations

Leaders often ask their employees for input when making decisions big and small, and listen with great sincerity and intent. If workers are given the opportunity to provide input, they figure,...
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