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Each week, Ari Santiago interviews a thriving manufacturing leader to share the positive messages around the industry with two goals:

1) To share best practices amongst manufacturing business leaders to help each other to grow and succeed

2) To spread the word that manufacturing is a growing part of our economy and offers exciting opportunities for incredible, well-paying careers 


Ari Santiago is the CEO of CompassMSP a Technology Managed Service Provider with offices from Miami to Milwaukee and down the eastern seaboard. He has a passion for the manufacturing industry and the incredible impact it makes on our economy.


This podcast is brought to you by CompassMSP -

Produced by Miceli Productions -

Aug 23, 2022

This episode is jam-packed with great lessons for manufacturers. Henry Siemon talks to Ari about his 5th generation company and their ability to stay relevant and innovative to continue on as a powerful technology manufacturer.


Henry and Ari discuss the challenges of being a new CEO and the benefits of a long transition time.


They round out the conversation talking about i4.0 technology and the benefits of automation. The Siemon Company is able to keep a lot of their manufacturing in the US while giving their workers higher skills and a better livelihood.


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Henry and Ari talk about:

the 5th generation business

getting into manufacturing

starting off his career at Deloitte

diving into supply chain management

working for Apple

continuous improvement

the challenges of leadership

investing in technology


diversifying for a better supply chain

surrounding yourself with people who are smarter than you