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Ben Wiese

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North 7 Industrial

By Ben Wiese | Sep 11, 2022

Aerospace & Electronics Industrial & Equipment Texas

Leveraging his experience in international manufacturing, co-owner Elpidio Garcia's component and tooling company has evolved to provide end-to-end supply chain solutions.

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One Source Manufacturing

By Ben Wiese | Sep 11, 2022

Aerospace & Electronics Industrial & Equipment Texas

President Kevin Shipley's cutting-edge contract manufacturer has its sights set on space after exploring other frontiers over its 25-year history.

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The House of MacGregor

By Ben Wiese | Aug 12, 2022

Consumer & Lifestyle Texas

Milliner Cassandra MacGregor is helping to build a worldwide hatmaking community from her north Texas studio.

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The Wright Edge

By Ben Wiese | Jul 11, 2022

Built Environment Consumer & Lifestyle Texas

From a dilapidated patio rebuild to a recording studio for Taylor Swift, founder Doc Wright’s custom furniture company is on a path no one could possibly have expected.

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Jamestown Plastics

By Ben Wiese | Jul 11, 2022

Bioscience & Medical Consumer & Lifestyle Industrial & Equipment Texas

With an eye towards sustainability, CEO Jay Baker’s company is changing the approach to product packaging with its innovative Clamtainer performance clamshell.

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Weige Knives

By Ben Wiese | Jun 27, 2022

Consumer & Lifestyle Food & Beverage Industrial & Equipment Texas

From home garage to cutting-edge workshop, knife maker Travis Weige’s company has grown substantially from a hobby business into a coveted brand.

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Bearded Brothers

By Ben Wiese | Jun 27, 2022

Texas

COO and GM Nick Meyer says managing its own manufacturing allows the organic bar and snack company to maintain quality while also enabling it to easily test new flavors and products in the market.

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Renfro Foods

By Ben Wiese | Jun 06, 2022

Food & Beverage Texas

Three generations in, the consummate family business has cemented its place in the food manufacturing world.

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Klik Belts

By Ben Wiese | Jun 06, 2022

Consumer & Lifestyle Texas

The source of the "world's strongest belts" employs a decentralized manufacturing model.

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Casa Chocolates

By Ben Wiese | May 16, 2022

Food & Beverage Texas

Co-founder Brian Mikiten takes an approach to chocolate-making influenced by a long career in manufacturing and Texas' vaunted barbecue biz.