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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 -

Oct 30, 2023

The only constant in life is change! What would you do if your product or service was made obsolete by new technology? Throw in the towel or take a deep look at the business to pull together an entirely new business idea?


In this week's episode, Ari speaks with Ryan Bower of Verico Technology about the history and future of this company that took an innovative look at their capabilities to discover they have untapped and unique expertise to bring to the market.


This is a story of discovery, innovation, trial and error and building an entirely new company from the remnants of an older era.


Air and Ryan talk about contract manufacturing, finding new customers, working with start-ups, marketing through networking and tradeshows, leveraging acquisitions to gain new equipment and space…and so much more!


Ryan's favorite business book: Who Moved My Cheese, Spencer Johnson


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Ryan and Ari discuss:

Contract manufacturing

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