Tag: manufacturing

Con-Tech Shipping Policy

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

steel drums are a sustainable product

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

India Moving Up in Manufacturing for U.S.

India has moved into 5th position as a top exporter to the U.S. Does your company do business there?Con-Tech has been partnering with businesses in India for decades and we are proud to be work with leading manufacturer, Technocraft. Our decades-long relationship with this manufacturing powerhouse has resulted in a stellar reputation for providing high-quality…Read More

Drum Products and accessories

Steel Drum Market – No Signs of Slowing Down

Steel drums have been a leader for the industrial packaging industry for decades and show no sign of slowing down anytime soon. Steel drums are an essential American industry for which buyers carefully assess every detail. Available in various sizes and configurations, steel drums have several practical uses, and have been used in many other ways including as housing supports, musical instruments, rain barrels and barbeque…Read More

2021: year in review

Sustainability = Future of Manufacturing Success

Climate change is real and it’s having devastating effects on our planet and our future. We are constantly bombarded with negative stories about climate disasters, resulting in many of us questioning what exactly we can do to make change for the better. The good news is, we can affect change. Thankfully, the demand for better,…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

Video manufacturing marketing

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