MiMfg May 2021 - Page 3

MiMfg

Magazine

May 2021 • Vol . XXXIV • Issue No . 3
May 2021 MiMfg Magazine 3

Contents

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On the Cover

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Planning for Family-Owned Business Succession
This Month ’ s Features

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Five Key Steps to a Successful Transition
Vincent B . Mastrovito , CEPA • Prometis Partners
Retaining Your Hard-Won Talent
Kristi Stepp • Sigred Solutions
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John J . Walsh Publisher
Delaney McKinley Managing Editor
Editorial Staff
Joy Wolf Design Editor
Sarah Martin Advertising
With editorial contribution by Doug Claggett , Austen Smith and Dean Stelmaszek
Michigan Manufacturers Association and MMA Service Corporation 620 S . Capitol Ave ., Lansing MI 48933 Phone : 517-372-5900 • Fax : 517-372-3322 E-mail : ask @ mimfg . org • Web : mimfg . org
MiMfg Magazine Vol . XXXIV Issue No . 3 , May 2021 ( ISSN 1936-8860 ), ( USPS 024-973 ) published bi-monthly for $ 18 per year by the MMA Service Corporation ( MMASC ), 620 S . Capitol Ave ., Lansing MI 48933-2308 . Periodicals postage paid at Lansing MI and additional offices . POSTMASTER : send address changes to MiMfg Magazine , P . O . Box 14247 , Lansing , MI 48901-4247 .
On the Cover : The Koeze family and other family-owned manufacturing leaders share their advice for what to do — and what not to do — to ensure a transition free from internal strife beginning on page 14 .

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Is Your Manufacturing Business Ready To Embrace Technology ?
George Singos • The Center
Inside Every Issue

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First & Foremost
Member Advantage
MFG at Work
MFG Game Changers
Firstronic
Solutions for Success
Manufacturing Technology Mutual Insurance Company
Premium Associate Member Spotlight
Megan Norris • Miller Canfield
Industry Member Spotlight
Pete Westfall • Nordic Hot Tubs Inc .
MFG Voice
MMA Webinars & Events