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Maximize profitability-Credits and Rebates

Business leaders can significantly improve the ROI on the R&D, and Operations capital by strategically approaching all available federal & state tax credits and rebate program. Research & Development Tax Credits and Commercial & Industrial Energy Conservation Rebates are two such examples. Read on to gain insights into profitability improvement opportunities these credits & rebates offer.

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Why is Business Development important

Sales and business development are the same. Right ? No doubt both activities lead to growth, however they achieve this very differently. Read on to understand how strategic business development can accelerate revenue growth, build collaborative partnerships with customers and leads to sustained competitive advantage by leveraging organizations Operation Excellence.

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BD planning $60 million investment

Medtech giant BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) will be investing over $60 million to transform the manufacturing facility in Columbus, NE, into a plastic injection molding manufacturing center of excellence by 2021.

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Composite Based Additive Manufacturing (CBAM)

Impossible Objects LLC, a Chicago-based company, has developed a new manufacturing technology for composites, called Composite-Based Additive Manufacturing (CBAM). This technology can produce Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) or Polymer Matrix Composite (PMC) parts. High degree of build flexibility is one of the primary advantage the CBAM technology offers. The process can be used with carbon fiber, fiberglass and Kevlar composite sheet material and a number of high performance thermoplastic matrix materials including HDPE, nylon 6, nylon 12 and PEEK materials.

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Achieving Operational Excellence

Operational Excellence (OE) is executing in an efficient and effective manner across the value chain with a focus on delivering value to customers. The Operational Excellence program provides a framework to understand why and how performance needs to improve. The road to achieving operational excellence is by identifying value chain business processes, identifying strengths/weaknesses of them (based on key measurements and benchmarks) and redesigning these processes to align with corporate / strategic goals and ensure that organizations, resources and assets are utilized in the best possible manner.