Category Archives: Success Stories

GLTAAC Clients Outperform Manufacturing Sector in 2018

The Great Lakes TAAC collects performance data from the companies it works with every year as part of our internal evaluation process and program improvement efforts. Last year’s survey included 88 manufacturers located throughout Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. The results were strong. Indeed, GLTAAC’s established clients and recent program grads (“GLTAAC firms”) outperformed the manufacturing sector as a whole! Sales:

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GLTAAC Case Study: Yoder Lumber’s success in the TAAF Program

Another GLTAAC client just completed the TAAF program. Yoder Lumber Company is a major sawmill and lumber reseller located in northeast Ohio. They used their $75,000 of program co-funding over three years (firms in the program have up to 5 years to use the funding). Here is a brief summary of their experiences and success with the program. About Yoder

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GLTAAC case study: Market research and new website, help position Ohio manufacturer for growth

In 2011, Roger Peck, Director of Sales & Marketing at Ferriot, Inc., (Akron, OH), was looking at declining sales in the firm’s core business. Ferriot, a custom injection molder, had successfully entered into a joint venture with a new customer in a new market – but, as that business was growing, its traditional business was continuing to decline. Many of

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