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February 04, 2013

Seriously, What is Chinese New Year?

A few months ago I spent some time in California visiting customers and preaching preparation for the upcoming Chinese New Year. On the return trip from San Francisco, I got the question, “Seriously, what is Chinese New Year?” After the two minute supply chain planning speech, it turned to culture. This guy wanted to know what it meant to people...

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January 07, 2013

An Upside Down Christmas for East West

The morning of Friday, December 14th, started out just like any other normal Friday at East West Manufacturing, although a Quarterly Review meeting was on the schedule for the entire staff. As the East West team gathered in the conference room, Jeff, EVP, noted that Scott, CEO, was running a little late. Jeff began to hand out a list of top ten...

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December 05, 2012

Scott Ellyson, EW CEO, Talks Entrepreneurship and Manufacturing at UF

Scott Ellyson, CEO of East West Manufacturing, was a featured speaker at the University of Florida on December 4th, 2012. Scott, a UF graduate, discussed East West's unique business model of "Domestic Offshore Manufacturing" as well as his top ten tips for success as an entrepreneur. He covered a variety of topics of interest to students studying...

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November 29, 2012

Four US Ambassadors invite East West Manufacturing to Intimate Roundtable Discussion

David Adelman, US Ambassador to The Republic of Singapore, Derek Mitchell, US Ambassador to Myanmar (Burma), Paul Jones, US Ambassador to Malayasia, and David Carden, US Ambassador to The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) hosted a dozen business leaders to discuss the opportunities that exist to do business in Southeast Asia.

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November 27, 2012

Scott Ellyson Featured Speaker at University of Florida

Next Tuesday, December 4th, East West Manufacturing CEO and UF Alumni, Scott Ellyson, will be the featured speaker for the Gregory Lecture Series hosted by the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Florida. Scott will be delivering a seminar entitled, “Competing in a Complicated Global Environment” in...

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October 26, 2012

Scott Ellyson Guest Panelist for Georgia China Alliance

The Georgia China Alliance, China Research Center, the J. Mack Robinson College of Business and the Confucius Institute of Georgia State University co-hosted a breakfast briefing on Friday, October 26th to discuss new developments in China where Scott Ellyson was a featured guest panelist. Other featured panelists included Penelope Prime,...

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October 18, 2012

Scott Ellyson Guest Panelist at KSU China Strategy Discussion

As the global economy expands, there is no doubt that China will continue to impact American business. China is the most populous country in the world with a rapidly growing economy and manufacturing hub. Scott Ellyson, CEO of East West Manufacturing, was a featured guest panelist at Kennesaw State University’s China Strategy Panel Discussion...

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September 28, 2012

Jeff Sweeney Guest Panelist at PDMA

Jeff Sweeney, Exec. VP and CMO of East West, was a guest panel speaker at the 9th Annual PDMA Summit at the world headquarters of The Coca-Cola Company on Thursday, September 27, 2012.

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September 14, 2012

EW Came in Third Place...

In our races during the 17th Annual Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival last Saturday! East West was very excited to participate in our second Dragon Boat race this year at Lake Lanier. After the morning rain rolled through, it turned out to be a beautiful day at the lake. EW employees and their families grilled out and enjoyed cheering on the other...

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August 28, 2012

Scott Ellyson Featured on Atlanta Business RadioX

Scott Ellyson, CEO of East West Manufacturing, was a recent guest on Atlanta Business RadioX! Scott discussed the challenges of being a global leader and competing in a global economy.

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