Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce November Manufacturing Roundtable

The Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce November Manufacturing Roundtable was held at the Hamilton Mill on Monday, November 24, 2014. The featured topic in November was Boldacious Growth with insights from Fabian Schmahl, CEO/ President of ThyssenKrupp Bilstein, Ron Hegyesi, President of VEGA Americas and moderated by Paul Miklautsch, Co-Founder of Start Something Bold.

 

Takeaways from Fabian Schmahl and Ron Hegyesi watch the full video to learn more

  • The importance of pursuing customer needs to anticipate market change.
  • Investing during a company's "downtime" by making resources available to work on improvement efforts is very beneficial to a businesses growth. 
  • Upgrading technology, processes or systems is an important part of growing a company. While the initial process may be challenging and frustrating the long term results outweigh the initial challenges.
  • Insights from each leader on their best practices for the best way to align employees to a new direction for the business.

 

The afternoon concluded with a tour of the Hamilton Mill a recent winner of Ohio’s Economic Development Association Award.