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The 2016 Evolution of Manufacturing Awards

These 2016 honorees exemplify the energy and focus it takes to conquer all fronts in the war for talent. They never stop working for their business or their employees and recognize that there’s room for everyone to evolve together.

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The 2016 Evolution of Manufacturing Awards

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Four family business powerhouses share their vision to overcome obstacles

To spot the blind spots in your business, it often takes an external observer. To use an old cliché, it’s about not being able to see the forest for the trees.

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The 2015 Pillar Awards: a continuing community commitment

“Improving the communities we serve,” is a common theme for all of the Pillar Award recipients over the past 18 years and, once again, Medical Mutual of Ohio is honored to be in such outstanding company.

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City of ClevelandA CITY RESURGENT — Mayor Frank G. Jackson ensures that economic development...

Cleveland today is poised to be one of America’s next great comeback cities. Mayor Frank G. Jackson feels the timing couldn’t be better.

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The cybercrime threat is real

Small- and medium-sized businesses are increasingly vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks and need to take steps to protect their assets.

Fixed all-in contracts for energy have proven costly to large consumers

The energy buying strategy most manufacturers and large energy consumers use to save money, ironically, can be more expensive. TPI Efficiency Consulting's Karl Shaw discusses advanced energy purchasing strategies and the impact they can have for large energy users.

Outsourcing payroll services helps avoid business-killing penalties

Some businesses tend to learn payroll by penalty, says Jim McElwain of Paychex. Outsourcing payroll functions is a means of avoiding penalties that often trouble new business owners.

Tax programs that offset the cost of innovation for manufacturers in Ohio

Skoda Minotti's Jonathan J. Shoop offers ways manufacturers can offset expenditures as they pursue innovation.

Companies need to be diligent when protecting against cybercrime

Brouse McDowell's Lucas M. Blower explains what you need to know about cybercrime in order to protect your company.