Author Archives: Mark Sweeney

Finding & Keeping a Next-Gen Workforce

Most of us have heard or read about the talent gap in manufacturing.  Hiring in manufacturing might also be impacted by  a public perception that stems from the outdated concept of what manufacturing ‘looks like’……a dirty workplace that’s not technologically … Continue reading

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What Manufacturers and Customers AREN’T Telling Each Other

I don’t know about you, but UL’s global study The Product Mindset is new to me.  Now in its third year, this study provides insights about the ways manufacturers & consumers think and feel about the products they make, sell, … Continue reading

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Have you heard the latest about RESHORING?

For more than 50 years, Remke Industries has been manufacturing our line of cord grips & molded connectors in the Chicago suburbs.  We’re proud to use the MADE IN USA symbol, glad to support organizations like the Made In America … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Predictions for 2014 Focus on Technology

Every year the IDC Manufacturing Insights Group gives its predictions of manufacturing trends for the coming year to help company leaders capitalize on emerging market opportunities and plan for future growth. Their list for 2014 seems to focus on two … Continue reading

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Thank You For Your Support

As we prepare to celebrate the holidays, the management & employees of Remke Industries would like to say Thank You for your continued support in 2013. We truly appreciate your business and want you to know that we work very … Continue reading

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The Truth About Cold Calling

With a different way of approaching cold calls, companies can change this activity from a feeling of dread to feelings of anticipation.  And it’s not as hard to accomplish as you may think.

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Remke April Trivia Quiz

Celebrating  50 years means doing some fun things like our monthly Remke Trivia contest. Just submit your answers and if you’re right you’ll be entered into the drawing for a $50 visa gift card.  How easy is that?

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5 Things You Must Know About Building Trust With Prospects

Every time you’re outside or inside sales team talks to a prospect they have a chance to build trust so that the prospect will want to hear from them again.  At a time when prospects are feeling overwhelmed with too … Continue reading

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Case Study: Finding the Right Electrical Connectors for a Forging Press In a Very Harsh Environment

Jernberg Industries manufactures highly engineered, forged parts for the automotive industry – many of which are heat-treated.  The forging equipment was extremely hard on the sensor cables used on the press arms.  Small particles of silica were getting into the … Continue reading

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Be Aware of These 4 Internet Marketing Trends

Internet marketing continues to be a moving target with something always changing or evolving.  Subscribing to numerous e-newsletters and attending conferences helps the Remke marketing team ‘try’ to stay on top of things but it’s not easy as many of … Continue reading

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