Capstone – Project

Business Development Strategy and/or Site location and/or Acquisition strategy

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Project Synopsis

International Steel & Counterweights is a 10 year old steel fabrication business. We have are about $35M in sales and a good industry reputation, but have plateaued our growth. We are a niche producer, providing counterweights to the heavy equipment, construction and elevator OEM from distressed/off quality raw materials. We could use help with a few projects; Business development strategy to help get our niche product through the corporate acquisition strategies at major companies like CAT, Deere, etc. Site Selection for a new location and business acquisition targeting to help us locate a new location area and locating an existing business to acquire in support of our growth.

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Company Information

CompanyInternational Steel & Counterweights
HQYoungstown, Ohio
StageLarge Enterprise
Hiring PotentialN/A

Company Overview

International Steel & Counterweights exists to provide customers with low cost, quality steel fabrications for use as counterweights, fabrications, weldments and steel supply. Our mission at International Steel & Counterweights is to provide the highest-quality products possible utilizing low-cost raw materials. Our success depends on customer satisfaction. As a policy, we do what it takes to ensure that satisfaction. International Steel & Counterweights’ management has experience in the manufacturing of steel parts dating back to the 1950s.

Experiential Learning Program Details

Engagement Format -
Students EnrolledN/A
Meeting Day & TimeN/A
Student Time Commitment1-3 Hours Per Week
Company Time Commitment1 Hour

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Industry Mentors

Company Admin

patrick Chesterton

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