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Stone Industry Education Seminar: Washington DC

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9/14/11 to 9/15/11
M S International, Inc.
Jessup, MD
United States
Contact: Jeff Handley 440-250-9222
This seminar has two parts:

The management class will be led by industry veteran and MIA President GK Naquin and is geared towards: business owners, fabrication supervisors/managers, and other employees identified for succession planning within your company.  Topics include:

  • Analyzing the cost of doing business. Learn more about how adjustments to your operating cost affect your ability to competitively price your product. Part of the morning session.
  • Benchmarks for financial performance. Learn how your company compares to other fabricators from the most recent 2010 fabricator financial benchmarking surveys. Part of the morning session.
  • Discussion on diversifying your operations. Obtain tips to expand your current offering of products and services. Part of the morning session
  • The impact of “digital age” technology. Explore what digital technology is in the countertop industry and the benefits and challenges of taking your shop digital. Learn about questions you should be asking your equipment suppliers to make sure you are prepared. Discover the impact on your staffing levels and training needs. This afternoon segment of the program will be dedicated to this discussion.



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