From the Owner

Jason and Lisa are joint owners of Wertzbaugher Services. Lisa also consults for businesses around the world in addition to co-running Wertzbaugher Services.  She also writes columns for the Tube and Pipe Journal on strategies for business development.  Growing up in the manufacturing industry, Lisa has over 30 years of relevant manufacturing experience.  She also spent 10 years in the medical device industry working in sales, marketing, product development, and international business.  She uses her diverse experience for content in her monthly column.  Here is some of her recent work.


(01/07/24) How to entice Gen Z into manufacturing managerial roles

(09/19/23) Human ROI: Noting the progress of a Gen Z manufacturing intern

Advice for starting a small manufacturing and fabrication business from scratch – YouTube

(3/31/23) Transparency and open communication win the day for small businesses

(1/21/23) Transition planning for a company’s entire enterprise

(11/5/22) Addressing concerns inside and outside your business

(10/4/2022) Selling during an economic downturn

(8/22/2022) Hiring and nurturing interns pays off in manufacturing

(6/27/2022)Reconnecting at in-person networking conferences

(4/7/2022)Preparing for growth by outsourcing sales to a dedicated representative

(12/7/2021) In 2022, conference attendance will be more important for professional development than ever before

(5/6/2021) Organizing educational webinars to draw new manufacturing customers

(3/30/2021) Dealing with derelict fab shop employees like abandoned boats

(2/9/2021) Small manufacturing life: love, courtship, marriage, and proprietorship


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