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2018 Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing

This year’s Evolution of Manufacturing winners have made their mark on manufacturing and have specifically chosen Northeast Ohio as their place to make the magic happen. Check out this year's honorees.

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2018 Smart Business Evolution of Manufacturing

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Invacare Corp.Matthew E. Monaghan is pushing the envelope of what’s possible at Invacare

The act of walking up to a door and pulling it open is something most people do many times every day without even thinking about it. For those in a wheelchair, however, it’s considerably more difficult.

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Matthew E. Monaghan is pushing the envelope of...

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The Fedeli GroupServant leader: Umberto P. Fedeli finds value in every relationship

It doesn’t matter if he’s functioning as president and CEO at The Fedeli Group, as a board member at the Cleveland Clinic or as a trusted confidant who has been asked by a friend for help. Umberto P. Fedeli plays to win.

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Servant leader: Umberto P. Fedeli finds value in every...

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2017 Pillar Award for Community Service

For two decades, we have honored many great companies and organizations whose employees have gone above and beyond to invest their time and resources in supporting our community.

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2017 Pillar Award for Community Service

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Cryptocurrency, blockchain will have a major impact on businesses

Cryptocurrency has the potential to be as disruptive to society as the creation of the internet, affecting the way we transact with family, friends, colleagues, banks and customers. And bitcoin, the most recognizable cryptocurrency, put blockchain on the map, which has created a massive use case for the technology.

Community college training connects candidates with manufacturers

Manufacturing today emphasizes automation. It’s how companies are keeping pace with competitors that have lower labor costs. But it’s raised the bar for candidates looking to get into the industry, and made finding qualified candidates a challenge for employers.

How your banker can help you expand your business

When you’re planning an expansion, you should streamline your daily operations to free up resources that will be valuable during your expansion. Meet with your banker early in the process to review your operations and financial situation.

Cash management tips help business owners add efficiencies

Cash management is a contact sport. You can’t leave it to chance, says Ciuni & Panichi's Mike Klein. Follow these tips to keep your cash management a priority.

Maximize the efficiency of your technology with vendor management

As organizations grow, departments invest in technology and applications to support that growth. But without quality vendor management, Blue Technologies’ Ryan Coleman says you may have overlapped services or a less than ideal vendor.