Unitherm Furnace

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes

www.unithermfurnace.comMarketing Tool Heat Up Sales Headquartered in Wentzville, MO, Unitherm Furnace is an ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 17025 accredited manufacturer of custom thermal processing equipment, including industrial furnaces, ovens, kilns, crucibles and more.  They design and build custom solutions for almost any type of heat treating process. They also rebuild, retrofit, modify and upgrade existing equipment, which enables customers to … Read More

Livers Bronze

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.liversbronze.comKansas City The Livers Bronze Co. started in 1946, and is celebrating its 70th year in business. Specializing in the design and manufacturing of custom railings and architectural metal fabrication using a variety of metals, they run a state-of-the art manufacturing facility and have decades of knowledge and expertise that makes them a recognized leader in their industry. Over the years, the … Read More

Weave Gotcha Covered

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes

www.weavegotchacovered.com Founded in Kansas City, Missouri in 2005, Weave Gotcha Covered specializes in fabricating and installing custom window treatments, fabric furnishings and upholstery, but with a special difference.  This woman owned business is a social enterprise which uses the power of business to address community problems by employing women marginalized by generational poverty, addiction, incarceration and other life circumstances. The … Read More

Mobile Hydraulics Equipment Company

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.multipower.usRiverside Mobile Hydraulics Equipment Company, manufacturer of the HIPPO Multipower product line, is a leading producer of severe duty mobile power systems. The HIPPO Multipower unit combines hydraulic power units (HPU), electric generators, air compressors and DC welders into a single, tough, mobile unit designed to power all the tools in a heavy duty toolbox, simultaneously if necessary. Their customers work in demanding conditions, … Read More

Made With Steel

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes

www.madewithsteel.comPalmyra Made with Steel, formerly Albertson Enterprises, is an industrial welding and fabrication company located in Meadville, Missouri. The owner, Chris Albertson, had extensive experience in heavy industrial fabrications with his previous employer, and broke away to form his own company. His first contracts were with that same former employer, who set him up as a subcontractor so he could … Read More


Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes

www.labconco.comKansas City Labconco of Kansas City, Missouri was founded in 1925. It remains committed to U.S. manufacturing; the growth of its U.S. workforce; and its relationships with U.S. suppliers and distributors. The company manufactures a wide variety of products specifically designed for laboratories, including chemical fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, freeze dry systems, evaporators, concentrators, glassware washers, forensic enclosures and much more. They are … Read More

Cool Canine Natural Dog Treats

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.coolcaninedogtreats.comShell Knob Located in Shell Knob, Missouri, on the shores of Table Rock Lake, Cool Canine Natural Dog Treats is a great example of the entrepreneurial spirit. Owners Kim and Clifford Przybyl are pet “parents” who saw a niche market that wasn’t being filled, and they aimed to fill it. The result is their family owned and operated business, Cool Canine Natural … Read More

Bard’s Tale Beer Company

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes

www.bardsbeer.comLee’s Summit Bard’s Tale Beer Company in Lees Summit, Missouri is the maker of one of the nation’s very first gluten-free beer.  The company’s owners, Craig Belser and Kevin Seplowitz, both suffer from Celiac disease, an intolerance to gluten, and years ago they realized there were no truly gluten-free beers on the market.  Wheat, barley, rye and other common ingredients … Read More

PrintFlex Graphics

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.printflexgraphics.comSt. Louis Located “on the hill” in St. Louis, Missouri, PrintFlex Graphics has become a leading manufacturer of promotional in-pack and on-pack coupons for consumer packaged goods.  They specialize in the production of instant redemption coupons, folded booklets, labels, stickers, FDA approved inserts, games, sweepstakes and point of purchase and sale (POP and POS) materials.  A cornerstone of their success … Read More

Pierce Seeds, Inc.

Jen JaroszArticles, Business Growth, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement, Sustainability

Caruthersville Since the 1970’s Pierce Seeds, Inc. in Caruthersville, Missouri has been in the business of cleaning and processing seeds for replanting, focused primarily on soybeans.  Business was good, but the company’s owners were looking for new opportunities to grow their business.  They needed to think innovatively, assessing ways to use existing, underutilized equipment when possible, and evaluating possible capital … Read More