For the fourteenth consecutive month, the manufacturing sector grew while the overall economy expanded for the 62nd month in a row. The July PMI registered 57.1 percent, an increase of 1.8 percentage points from June’s reading of 55.3 percent. The New Orders Index grew in line with the sector and shared the 14-month milestone. The index registered

Featuring Late Model CNC Vertical Machining Centers as late as 2007 **IMMACULATE FACILITY** Bidding Open Now through August 20th  Bidding Begins to Close at 1PM EST Highlights Include                         Registration is Free.  To view or bid, visit us at:   Have Surplus

Are you in the market for a  SHARNOA VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER? Get it at our Online Auction August 20 @ 1 PM EST Bidding Open Now. 2006 SHARNOA VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER, MODEL No. M44, S/N: M10008, MFG DATE: 11/2006, 400 VOLT, 3 PHASE, 50 HZ, 10,000 MIN. SPINDLE SPEED, 24 TOOL CHANGER (MACHINE IN LIKE

Are you in the market for a FADAL 4TH AXIS or a FADAL VMC 15 VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER? Get it at our Online Auction August 20 @ 1 PM EST Bidding Open Now. FADAL 4TH AXIS MODEL No. VH65, S/N: 3560194, INDEXER NOT INCLUDED  See It In ACTION FADAL VMC 15 VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER, MODEL No. 914-15,

The Rant – Commercials That Make Men Look Like Idiots:   Since it’s summertime, we’re keeping it light.   This month I’m writing about my latest pet peeve – TV commercials that make men look like idiots.   I HATE them! It makes me want to boycott the product being sold, no matter how much I may

Imagine that you’re selling your manufacturing business and your business broker obtains a full asking price offer in less than one month’s time.  Instead of popping open the champagne as you head off into retirement, you say, “Thanks, but NO; I’ll have to pass.”  What on earth would make a manufacturer do such a thing? 

Last week we experienced something that has happened so many times before.  We were called into a manufacturing plant to sell off surplus.  This was not just ANY manufacturing facility.  The customer was a second-generation manufacturer and his father had been one of our first customers more than 20 years earlier.  So what was the

Its business as usual at Accelerated – rounding up resources for our manufacturing community. Today we’re talking about PMPA, an international trade association, made up of mainly North American based manufacturers, around since 1933 and representing the interests of the precision-machined products industry. Understanding that a strong trade association is critical to ensure the future

Ask a Manufacturer Monday

Monday, 21 July 2014 by

If you could ask the most successful manufacturer in your sector one question that would help you build your manufacturing business, what would you ask and of whom would you ask it?

Manufacturing Success

Monday, 21 July 2014 by

Sometimes when we begin a new series for our newsletter and blog, the idea for it takes a while to “brew.”  As both Manufacturing Business Brokers and Industrial Auctioneers, everyday we deal with manufacturers trying to find the best way to exit the business with the most money in their pocket.  Most of what we