All posts by Clint Seehusen

Manufacturing, Trade and Growth in Minnesota: What is the Outlook for 2020?

Gears & Gadgets is an exclusive quarterly event hosted by Midwest Manufacturing Executives where attendees discuss manufacturing trends and develop synergistic connections to benefit our manufacturing. These events are specifically for manufacturing business owners and executives who are currently employed in a manufacturing company. Our 2020 kick-off event is on Tuesday, February 11th at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest from 4:00-6:30 pm.

Gears & Gadgets Event: Robotic Solutions to Manufacturing Challenges

Pew research tells us that even though there is a fast uptick in automation, over 70% of American's are still wary and concerned about robots in our workplace replacing American jobs. Join us at the next Gears & Gadgets Minnesota event, featuring a panel of manufacturing business owners and robotics experts who will discuss the role of robotics/automation and provide valuable insights from their own experiences.

The Minnesota Economy in 2019: Are the Good Times Still Rolling?

Back by popular demand, King Banaian, Dean of the School of Public Affairs at St. Cloud State University and longtime economic forecaster is the keynote speaker at the Gears & Gadgets 2019 kick-off program. Prof. Banaian will offer a longer view of what made Minnesota and the Twin Cities what it is, how manufacturing developed around the state and the skills that are the competitive advantages of its workers. And what does this mean for the next 12-24 months? Manufacturing business owners and your Executive team - join us to hear Dr. Banaian's economic forecast while you develop strategies,…

Education Event: The Accounting Rules Have Changed – Is Your Business Ready?

The accounting rules for revenue recognition and leases have changed. Is your business ready for its impact on the financials, bank covenants and lease contracts? The new revenue recognition standard will take effect January 1, 2019 for privately held companies - that's right around the corner! Now is the time to dig in and start getting up to speed. On May 2nd, join DS+B for an educational presentation for business owners on how to effectively prepare your business and leadership team.

Revenue Recognition Is Changing—Are You Prepared?

The rumor is true: revenue recognition as we know it will soon undergo a major makeover. Although these changes won't officially take place until 2018, now is the time to prepare. Here are a few steps you can take to make sure you're ready.

Recap: Gears & Gadgets | Panel Discussion with Minnesota Business Magazine’s 2016 Manufacturing Awards Winners

October’s Gears and Gadget event was both inspiring and educational! The event featured an expert panel of executives and leaders who were recently recognized at the 2016 Manufacturing Awards by Minnesota Business Magazine.  One of the main themes of the discussion were leadership and management techniques that have proven successful for these manufacturing businesses. The panelists commented that periodically … Continued