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Nanogate Jay Systems
posed to the chrome plating finishes that
Boggs notes that the Mansfield operation will continue its culture of innovation. "I think we operate like a startup,"
Boggs states. "We're pretty nimble when
it comes to trying new technologies,
which gives us an advantage."
Boggs says the newly integrated company will enjoy another advantage. "We
manufacture a lot of our own capital
equipment," he explains. "So we have
our own fabrication department as well
as programmers as we employ a lot of robotics as well."
our belt," Boggs reports. "We want to get
everything transitioned, but essentially
we will look the same and act the same as
one global company."
Beyond this year, however, there a
possibility for more growth as the company becomes more global. "I think
you'll see additional operations in the
U.S. as we move forward," Boggs notes.
"I think we're open to organic growth
or growth by acquisition, either way.
We plan to share technologies with our
German operations and to expand our
business further in both automotive and
Nanogate Jay Systems' main priority is
to continue to roll out a smooth transition. "Our goal is to get this year under
As the U.S. and European operations
continue to integrate, more similarities
have become noticeable, including com-
munity involvement. As Boggs explains,
both take very active roles with colleges
in their respective communities to get
students interested in manufacturing.
"We take a very active role in working with North Central State College,"
Boggs explains. "We have worked closely in developing manufacturing talent
through working with their Pioneer Career and Technology Center."
As for Nanogate, "One of the things
that attracted us to them was their approach to community development,"
Boggs says. "They are very active with
their community colleges and trade
schools as well as getting students interested in manufacturing at a younger age."
Nanogate has positioned itself as a
global company with endless growth potential and a very bright future. mt
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