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Securing Foreign Manufacturing

Con-Tech is happy to announce our latest podcast creation, on securing foreign manufacturing and the state of globalization today. Finding the right supplier, the best manufacturer and securing a reliable business partner in another country with a different language and regulations and cultural norms can be a daunting task. We’ve been working with foreign manufacturers…Read More

DEF the Halls this Holiday Season

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) holiday marketing??? Yep. It’s a thing. We’ve all seen the BOGO holiday specials and deals leading up to Christmas for things like slippers and coffeemakers and chocolates but a marketing post to remind companies to stock up on DEF for those holiday hauls is new to us. Why would companies such…Read More

Staying The Course & Saying Thanks

It’s been an interesting and successful year for Con-Tech International and we’re so grateful for it. We’ve met some amazing new customers, witnessed colleagues and friends maneuver ever-changing business protocols and pricing, and survived supply chain woes. Despite all those challenges, we came out the other end as winners, more wise and well-seasoned and so…Read More

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Sustainability and Steel Drums – Our Newest Podcast

Industry experts expect podcasting to grow significantly in 2022-23 as on-demand audio increases in popularity. In fact, current estimates project that listeners in the U.S. could increase from 75.9 million to 100 million listeners in the U.S. by 2024. Because we want you to stay informed, we are keeping up with trends and  created the…Read More

Listen Up! New Con-Tech Podcast

Our Deep Dives into subjects that matter and pertain to your business in the industrial manufacturing and global supply chain industries continue with our newest marketing tool, the Industrial Mfg Deep Dives Podcast. In our first episode, we talk with our President and CEO, Barbara Ryniker Evans, an entrepreneur who started her own law firm…Read More

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Celebrating Manufacturing Day

Early on this month, we recognized National Manufacturing Day, a holiday created to celebrate those who proudly stand behind our goods and services in America. Despite not actually manufacturing products ourselves, we supply thousands of manufactured goods to companies around the world and across the country, and proudly support our suppliers and manufacturing partners. It’s…Read More

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Markets in Flux & More Sustainability

The Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) market is experiencing a high right now with sales up that could, however, easily come crashing down as supplies become scarce, resulting in very real interruptions to the US food and supply chains. Many factors contribute to the flucuating market including the War in Ukraine and relations with other Urea-producing…Read More

Manufacturing Sector Keeps Adding Jobs

 Employment in the US is up, especially in some manufacturing sectors. Manufacturing companies in the U.S. added 29,000 jobs last month, slightly beating the sector’s last pre-pandemic employment numbers in February 2020. Employment in the economy overall rose by 372,000 jobs as the employment rate and labor force participation rate—3.6% and 62.2%, respectively—remained stable. U.S….Read More

Women Leaders – May We Raise & Support Them

On International Womens Day, we recognize and celebrate the strong, smart women at Con-Tech who are the reason our company is so successful. From sales to accounting to steering the ship, these ladies continue to bring their intelligence, insight, tenacity and patience to the office day after day after day. Shout out to our President…Read More

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Resources – Show And Tell

A recent article about the role of online video in manufacturing marketing talks about how this medium is one of the best ways to reach potential customers. We couldn’t agree more!  Over the past three years, Con-Tech has created a series of videos that tell viewers and readers what we do, what we offer and how we can help…Read More