A Company Reborn – SETAAC Helps West Point Industries Transform Its Operations
A changing business climate in the textile and garment machinery industry led West Point Industries to transform itself with a new set of products that allowed it to add employees and increase revenue. During the firm’s darkest days, they reached out to SETAAC for assistance and have now been reborn.
SETAAC Helps Brunswick Manufacturer Improve Marketing and Customer Relations
Brunswick manufacturer Haven Manufacturing sought assistance from the Southeastern Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (SETAAC), a program based at Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute that helps manufacturers develop and implement turn-around strategies to better compete with imports.
Florida Shutter Manufacturer Diversifies, Rebounds from Import Competition
John Saunders, president of American Louvered Products, knows the exact date his business began to take a hit from import competition. With SETAAC funding, American Louvered was able to design and develop a state-of-the-art piece of automated equipment.
Injection Molding Company Reduces Costs and Lead Time with SETAAC Assistance
Criterion, a manufacturer of acrylic domes for the security camera industry, was facing import competition when it called on the Southeastern Trade Adjustment Assistance Center (SETAAC). With SETAAC's assistance, the firm was able to reduce costs and lead time and experienced a rebound in sales.
North Carolina Garment Manufacturer Beats the Odds with SETAAC Assistance
Mack and Mack, a cut-and-sew manufacturer in North Carolina, was able to beat the odds with assistance from the Southeastern Trade Adjustment Assistance Center. With funding support, the firm was able to receive assistance with its marketing and sales, new product development, and equipment training for its employees.
Machine Tool Builder Rallies Back from Import Competition
When Todd Herzog founded Accu-Router in 1992, his single biggest market was upholstered furniture. But between 1994 and 2001, the Chinese furniture industry increased exports by a staggering 335 percent. With SETAAC assistance, Accu-Router was able to realign its markets to focus on the boating industry and the remanufacturing market.