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Seminar: How Industrial Technology Disrupts American Manufacturing

image001The Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development is hosting a Smart Factory Breakfast Seminar Presented by FORCAM, Inc. titled How Industrial Technology Disrupts American Manufacturing.

The event will be held at Owens Community College (3200 Bright Road in Findlay) in the Education & Wellness Building/Tiered Classroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Networking and breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m., followed by the presentation from 8-9 a.m. Sponsored by FORCAM, the event is free of charge.

The presentation is geared specifically to the CEO, COO and CFO level and covers the following topics:

  • How to reduce waste, downtimes, cycle times
  • How to increase productivity with a fast ROI
  • How to measure production floor productivity today
  • How to increase capacity on all assets
  • How to build a smarter, more economical and leaner production environment
  • How to use OEE as a Key Performance Indicator in American Manufacturing

Invited Experts:

To register online, click here. For more information download the flier.

 

 

Employment Law Seminar set for Oct. 7

october-7-seminar-editedThe Mercy Health Tiffin and Mercy Heath Willard Foundations are hosting a US Department of Labor live Continuing Legal Education seminar to answer employment law questions on Friday, Oct. 7 at the Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital McMullen Conference Center.

The seminar will answer the following questions and more:

·         Can I fire an employee for that?

·         When does the Family & Medical Leave Act apply to my company?

·         What are my obligations as an employer for hiring a teenager for summer employment?

·         Do I have to give my employees a break in the morning and/or afternoon?

·         When do I have to pay overtime?

·         Can I make an employee work a double shift?

·         What happens when an employee is deployed by the military and then comes back and wants the job back after deployment?

The target audience of this seminar is attorneys, CEOs, CFOs, HR and payroll managers. Speakers include field agents from the US Department of Labor, EEOC, VA, etc., and are top notch.

The price of the seminar is only $40. Please pre-register by contacting Bernie Steinmetz at 419.455.7049 or Bernie_Steinmetz@mercy.com. There are only 90 spaces available and pre-registration ends Friday, Sept. 30.

Seminar: Doing Business in Canada

doing-bizcanada-sept-30The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce and Regional Growth Partnership are partnering to present the seminar “Doing Business in Canada” Friday, Sept. 30 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Toledo Chamber of Commerce. This is a free seminar, however, they are asking participants to register here.

More information from the Chamber and RGP:

In 2015 Ohio exports to Canada totaled $20.1 billion or 40% of the state export
figure. With so much opportunity for Ohio companies, join us as we welcome
Genevieve Dionne, Senior Trade Commissioner, and Rainer Kunau, Trade
Commissioner, with the Consulate General of Canada (Detroit) and Dan Ujczo,
Of Counsel, Cross Border Business Development Director, with Dickinson Wright
for a presentation on how you can start or grow your business with Canada.

Food Export seminar Sept. 13

food-exportODSA and Food Export is hosting Food Export Helpline Counselor Dennis Lynch as keynote speaker at their seminar, “2016 Food Export Seminar: How to Successfully Enter Foreign Markets & China Outlook” on September 13. The program is structured so that the morning session is educational but after lunch, companies will have an opportunity to have one-on-one meetings with Dennis, Food Export staff, ODSA staff, SBDC Export Assistance Advisors and other partners.

Dennis Lynch works as a consultant for Food Export by helping companies through the Food Export Helpline. He is a wealth of information when it comes to exporting food. Find more information at https://www.foodexport.org/.

The event is in Columbus and there is a registration fee of $50 per person. Please register here by Sept. 8.

 

Free small business seminars in Tiffin

Small Business Development Center Director Bill Auxter

Small Business Development Center Director Bill Auxter

Thinking about starting a business? Or wondering how to expand the small business you have already? The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Terra State Community College is offering free, two-hour seminars every month on how to start, buy, or expand a small business. Topics covered include the basics of name registration, licensing, taxes, advisors, business entities, employees, insurance, financing, business planning and more.

Bill Auxter, a small business owner himself (Auxter Printing Services) and Director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center for the area (located in Fremont), will be leading the sessions.

Seminars will be held at the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce, 19 West Market Street, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on the following days:

  • June 10
  • August 12
  • September 9
  • October 14
  • November 11

More information and a complete list of times and locations can be found here. To register, contact Bill Auxter at 419.559.2210 or bauxter@terra.edu.