Is now the time to acquire?

Manufacturers and distributors have had some tough times recently, but not everything about the downturn has been negative. Many companies are leaner and meaner than ever, and some are even sitting on some hard-earned cash. For those companies, this may be the right time to acquire another company or product

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Embrace the long-term value of solar energy

There are valuable short-term and long-term incentives available for incorporating a solar array in a facility, from significant tax deductions and tax credits to increased energy independence. Because of the current tax environment, we recommend giving strong consideration to the long-term value of the credits over the greater short-term value

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The Future of American Manufacturing

Barry Asmus, a senior economist with the National Center for Policy Analysis, will be the featured speaker November 3 at our Manufacturer’s Annual Seminar, presented by Barnes Dennig, DBL Law and Huntington Bank. Dr. Asmus has been researching, writing and speaking on globalization and the U.S. economy for more than

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Three Tools for Growth

The principles of Lean Manufacturing can streamline an operation. Six Sigma is a valuable tool for improving the quality of a product. Theory of Constraints can help establish consistency and efficiency throughout an organization. Utilized on their own, each can help a manufacturer cut costs. Utilized together, they can lead

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