Expert Panel: How American Manufacturers Can Financially Prepare for 2024

December 12th | 11:00 AM ET

Attend this free, virtual roundtable moderated by Paperless Parts Co-Founder & CEO Jason Ray where we’ll ask three industry experts to dive into key financial considerations for job shop manufacturers in 2024, including:

  • Interest rate forecasts
  • Key considerations for loans and major purchases
  • Pricing and negotiation strategies
  • Positioning tips for acquisition
  • 2024 economic trends and strategies for long-term resilience

Meet Our Panelists

Osei Appiagyei, Chairman and CEO at The Afranie Group, LLC & President at Alard Engineering
With a background in corporate finance and aviation, Osei purchased his first machine shop in 2020. Since then, he has successfully acquired 7 other manufacturing businesses via The Afranie Group, LLC (TAG).

Jay Jacobs, Former President at Rapid Manufacturing and Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board at Paperless Parts
Jay co-founded Paperless Parts in 2017 shortly after selling RAPID Manufacturing, a world leader in quick turn sheet metal prototypes and CNC machining which he ran for nearly two decades. He serves as Chairman of the Board at Paperless Parts.

Len Morrissey, Managing Partner at Morrissey Metcalfe & Associates and former CFO at Rapid Manufacturing
Len joined RAPID as their CFO in 2012 and eventually become their President. After selling the company, Len opened Morrissey Metcalfe and Associates, a business loan advisory and consulting firm that helps small-to-medium sized businesses navigate the lending world.

Be sure to come prepared with questions for the live Q&A at the end. Register today using the form on this page!

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