Blog: Manufacturing Insights

Webinar: Intellectual Property Strategies to Protect Your Innovations

Thursday, 12 May, 2022

Innovation, Strategy

Innovation is key to growth, specifically for Northeast Ohio manufacturers. Without thinking creatively and implementing new ideas and approaches, the industry will falter. We’ve seen the efficacy of...
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Top 6 Manufacturing Pain Points

Tuesday, 26 April, 2022

Additive Manufacturing, Lean for Manufacturing, Process Improvement, Engagement & Operations, Strategy, Marketing

MAGNET recently interviewed 33 Northeast Ohio OEM and contract manufacturers to identify their pain points and unmet needs and created this Market Insights Report. We used the New Product...
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How Manufacturers Can Adopt a Balanced Approach to Growth With an Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®)

Thursday, 22 August, 2019


As the leader of a small- to medium-sized manufacturing business, you likely feel pressured to be in 20 places at once, especially during growth phases. Manufacturing leaders are notorious for this,...
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Why a Thorough Market Analysis is Crucial to a Successful Strategic Plan

Thursday, 21 March, 2019


This post is part of a series on creating a manufacturing business plan, which reflects your goals and guides the strategic direction of your company. This is the first post in the series. Your...
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How Thought Leadership Drives Business for Manufacturers

Thursday, 21 September, 2017


Competitiveness can be a positive thing. It inspires companies of all sizes to innovate and improve over time, and the constant push to do better can lead to some creative, outstanding results....
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What is a Minimum Viable Product and How Do I Create One?

How a minimum viable product will launch your product-based startup.