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MCM Acquires Zinkan Enterprises Inc.

MCM Acquires Zinkan Enterprises Inc.
MCM Announces Acquisition of Zinkan Enterprises CLEVELAND, OHIO - MCM Capital Partners ("MCM"), is pleased to announce its investment to fund the majority recapitalization of Zinkan Enterprises Inc., a manufacturer and value added distributor of specialty chemicals serving mining, industrial and commercial customers.  Senior financing was provided by Key Bank. Founded in 1982, Zinkan, headquartered in Twinsburg, Ohio, is the… read more →

Customer (Dis)Service

Customer (Dis)Service
My fellow associates and I began writing a weekly blog over one year ago which we publish regularly each Wednesday. Blog topics fall into one of four categories: Business Best Practices, General Economic Conditions, PE News, and MCM News. Four of us blog (we excused Kevin, our CFO because he actually has real work to do) and thus "my turn"… read more →

Growth Is Good…Except When It’s Bad

Growth Is Good…Except When It’s Bad
CEO's are constantly under pressure to drive profitability by growing sales. Sales growth initiatives typically involve introducing new products or services, increasing market share, more deeply penetrating existing customers, entering new markets (i.e., extending distribution to new geographies), changing sales mix and/or raising prices. Not all of these sales levers are created equally, a lesson I learned the hard way.… read more →
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