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WINTER 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS features> 16. 10. 20. Departments > News More than $500 million in federal grants to community colleges are boosting local training in manufacturing and bolstering the strength of the industry. Page 8 C ONTENTS C ONTENTS E CONOMY N EWS Washington The FTC released its revised Green Guides, and sellers should be careful about the “green” claims they make on their products’ packaging. Page 10 Marketing Seductive marketing is the art of enticing customers to come to you, as opposed to hunting and fishing for them. Page 12 Efficiency As businesses seek new and creative approaches to overcome reduced operating budgets, smaller staffs and the onset of more complex technologies, cloud computing’s popularity is growing nearly as fast as the hype. Page 16 Exporting As a newcomer to exporting, here are a couple of options on how you can expand your operation to new markets in a smart and effective manner. Page 20 > On The Cover> Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. Inc. With new technology and process improvements, Hitchiner is advancing investment casting and creating a larger market. PAGE 38 WINTER 2012 Last Page One manufacturer dedicated itself to serving one major customer, a strategy that got it through the recession. Page 168 3

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Manufacturing Today - Winter 2012
Wauseon Machine
Applied Energy Solutions
Carter Control Systems
Global Technology Systems
Positech Corp.
Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel
Carbide Products
Datacard Group
Fullerton Tool Co. Inc.
Honda of South Carolina
Fintube LLC
Sapa Extrusions North America
ACE Controls Inc.
Vendors Exchange International Inc.
EXEL North America
DJO Global
Capewell Components Co.
U.S. Sugar Corp.
Industrial Magnetics Inc.
Lakeside Plastics Ltd.
Norpak Handling Ltd.
Mid-State Machine Products
TenCate Protective Fabrics
The Dupps Co.
Western Manufacturing Ltd.
Wisconsin Plastics Inc.
Metrolina Greenhouses
LaSalle Bristol LP
Clarion Bathware
DAP Products Inc.
Honsa Ergonomic Technologies Inc.
Engineered Material Solutions LLC
Master Spas Inc.
Nypro Inc.
Kelly-Moore Paints
Palomar Technologies
U.S. Chemical & Plastics Inc.
Varflex Corporation
Votaw Precision Technologies
Watry Industries
Wigwam Mills
Banker Steel Co.
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Manufacturing Today - Winter 2012