THOMPSON CAPITAL PARTNERS AND STAPLE STREET CAPITAL COMPLETE THE ACQUISITION OF PRECISE METAL PRODUCTS CO., INC

THOMPSON CAPITAL PARTNERS AND STAPLE STREET CAPITAL COMPLETE THE ACQUISITION OF PRECISE METAL PRODUCTS CO., INC

Thompson Capital Partners ("TCP") announced today the completion of the acquisition of Precise Metal Products Co., Inc., an Arizona corporation ("PMP"), in partnership with Staple Street Capital.  PMP is a leading precision metal fabricator providing a one-stop source for complex metal, machining, formed and finished assemblies. PMP offers extensive manufacturing capabilities including hydroforming, punch press, metal spinning, roll forming, precision machining, laser cutting, wire EDM, TIG and resistance welding, painting, and ChemFilm finishing. PMP is ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D certified as well as being NADCAP AS7003 certified for Welding and Chemical Processing. PMP serves all major aerospace and military OEMs, including Pratt & Whitney, Honeywell, UTC Aerospace, General Dynamics, and Orbital ATK.  Established in 1957, PMP is located in Phoenix, Arizona and energized by over 175 talented employees.

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THOMPSON CAPITAL PARTNERS COMPLETES THE ACQUISITION OF AMERICAN INDUSTRIES DIVERSIFIED, INC

THOMPSON CAPITAL PARTNERS COMPLETES THE ACQUISITION OF AMERICAN INDUSTRIES DIVERSIFIED, INC

Thompson Capital Partners ("TCP") announced today the completion of the acquisition of American Industries Diversified, Inc., an Arizona corporation ("AID").  AID is a leading supplier of technical coatings to the aerospace and defense industries.  AID is Nadcap certified in accordance with SAE Aerospace Standard AS7003 for chemical processing, Aerospace Quality System (AC7004), and ITAR compliant.  AID serves all major aerospace and military OEMs, including Honeywell, Boeing, Triumph, Sargent, General Dynamics as well as a host of Tier I precision parts manufacturers.  AID was established in 1978 and is located in Phoenix, AZ.

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Changing Obamacare: A Small Business Owner's Perspective

Changing Obamacare: A Small Business Owner's Perspective

The continuing debate on whether to repeal and replace or to implement improvements to the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) is hard to avoid. While I do have a personal view of the benefits and drawbacks of Obamacare, I’ve become most concerned about the impacts on small businesses and their employees. Small businesses are often lost in this debate that most often focuses purely on the poor and unemployed. This is unfortunate as small business owners, their employees and their dependents have always been and continue to be a substantial portion of the uninsured in the US.

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Every Small Business Should Offer a Competitive Package of Employee Benefits...No More Excuses, Here's How

Every Small Business Should Offer a Competitive Package of Employee Benefits...No More Excuses, Here's How

I decided to test my assumptions late last year regarding the affordability and complexity of employee benefits for small businesses. What I found was surprising and has completely reshaped the context of our offers and supported a refocusing on the quality of talent being sought.

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Tabtor Math Partners with IBM Watson

Tabtor Math Partners with IBM Watson

Revolutionizing math education for children with help from IBM cloud technologies 

For many kids, math is a tricky subject.  Without personalized feedback, they struggle to get the correct answer or method.  Enter Tabtor Math.  The individualized math program tracks how kids work through problems, enabling tutors to understand the thought process and tailor lessons to optimize learning—at a fraction of the cost of other approaches.

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Why are Business Leaders so Averse to 50/50 Partnerships? Here are the 4 Key Elements to Success

Why are Business Leaders so Averse to 50/50 Partnerships? Here are the 4 Key Elements to Success

With these four key elements of the operating agreement defined, a 50/50 JV or partnership is no more difficult to manage than any other equity split. Some might argue that a 51% equity share or more is better as it allows for a clear decision maker. But how effective will the business be if the minority partner always feels that he is vetoed and his viewpoints dismissed? So regardless of the equity split, you need to have all of the elements above in place so that partner disagreements can be settled in a defined, structured manner acceptable to both parties.

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