on December 13, 2017 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Have Your Best Year in 2018
As the year 2017 comes to a close, we should all take a little time for reflection. Take a look back at the last twelve months and appreciate the successes. And, for the not-so-successful pieces… chalk those up to […]
on November 20, 2017 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
Customer Service is the Foundation for Success
Here’s three tips to improve your customer service
A great customer service team can help you to attract new customers, retain current clients, deal with and resolve any issues, drive increased sales, understand current customer needs, and […]
on October 24, 2017 | posted by Guest
Tap into the Power of Your Supply Chain
Partnering for Growth
Small and mid-sized manufacturers (SMEs) face tremendous disadvantages vs. larger competitors — from financing to production efficiencies to distribution channels.
But, SMEs also have a secret weapon: their supply chains.
Suppliers and customers […]
on September 29, 2017 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
How to Find Funding to Grow Your Business
Are you looking for ways to start, grow, or expand your manufacturing business? Sometimes the availability of funding can be the largest obstacle that manufacturers face. If you are looking for financing that […]
on August 24, 2017 | posted by Tamara Wamsley
within Workforce Development
Filling the Engineering Gap
Local Engineers and Manufacturing Companies Surveyed
Early this year FASTLANE partnered with Champaign Economic Partnership (CEP) in Champaign County, Ohio to help manufacturers throughout the county to recruit and retain engineers.
In April, the partnership launched two surveys. One was […]