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Jul 31, 2020
Events

The Manufacturing Outlook: Managing Business Growth & Profitability In A COVID-19 World

Kyle Stemple and Ben Froese explain how to acquire and target key talent, gain insight on business growth and profitability strategies, and help you discover how to position your business to overcome the fallout that results from recession. Register today!
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Aug 29, 2019
Blog

Are Your Suppliers Meeting Your Demand?

When your customers are counting on you, you need to know that your suppliers aren’t prohibiting you from meeting their demand. find out how to choose the right vendors for the job.
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Jul 30, 2019
Blog

Lean Practices Shine On & Off The Production Line

Are you using Lean Six Sigma to reduce variation and eliminate waste in your business's service and transactional functions yet?
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May 14, 2019
Blog

Are You Prepared For The Next Economic Recession?

If the last economic recession wasn't enough of an eye-opening experience, the I don't know what would be.
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Jan 29, 2019
Blog

From Good To Great

It's easy to get buried in the day-to-day operations of running a business. But if you really want to go from good to great, it's time to work on your business ... not in it.
 
Jan 24, 2019
PR

Elite Business Advisor Earns Prestigious CEPA Designation

Kyle Stemple, MBA, CPA, CGMA, CEPA, Rea’s east central Ohio regional president, continues to expand his expertise to offer more robust services to his clients. He recently completed the Exit Planning Institute's four-day executive program to earn his CEPA designation to join a prestigious group of business advisors.
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Jul 9, 2018
Blog

5 Not-So-Secret Secrets Of Successful Businesses

From flat profits to untapped potential, what's holding your business back? Keep reading for some ideas to help you strengthen your bottom line.
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Mar 19, 2018
Blog

Looking For The Next Level Of Business Success?

Want a healthier business? Start focusing on bottom line growth. Keep reading to learn more.
 
Feb 26, 2018
Podcast

episode 122: plain, but effective: the businesses of east central ohio

Learn about Ohio's plain community and they've found business success.
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Jun 20, 2017
Blog

Is Your Business Suffering From Waste & Inefficiency?

Symptoms of waste and inefficiency take many forms and impact all types of businesses. Read on to find out if you are at risk.
 
Dec 19, 2016
Podcast

episode 60: know the why before they buy: power your ROI with research

Throughout the years, Mark Fearon, CPA, CGMA, and Kyle Stemple, CPA, CGMA, both principals at Rea & Associates, have discovered the power good research has over the bottom line. That’s why on this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio, the duo talks about why business owners should consider adding the Research Call℠ to their arsenal … Continued
 
Jun 27, 2016
Podcast

episode 38 – self-reliance: made in america

Long days, vacations, barbecues, baseball … what’s not to enjoy about summer?! It’s also the time of year when we celebrate what it means to pursue the American dream, which is rooted in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. And, for many, this dream materializes in entrepreneurship and, going a step further, buying American-made … Continued
 
Nov 3, 2015
Podcast

Episode 8: Don’t Settle for a Plate of Spaghetti

On episode 8, “Don’t Settle For a Plate of Spaghetti”, we’re joined by Kyle Stemple, CPA, CGMA, principal & director of manufacturing services at Rea & Associates, specializing in manufacturing accounting and consulting. As a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Kyle will uncover some of the common inefficiencies that plague business owners and impact their … Continued
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Sep 30, 2011
Blog

Two Ways to Cut Inventory Taxes

An IRS decision made in late 2010 has created two new ways of treating inventory that could save a construction equipment dealership thousands of dollars in taxes. Before then, the IRS required dealerships to include storage and handling costs in the total values of their inventories. The practice, called capitalization, increased the income on which … Continued
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May 1, 2010
Blog

Invest in Your Processes to Prepare for the Turnaround

The recent economic downturn has forced many companies to reduce their workforce to a level more commiserate with revenue. And now that a few “green shoots” of recovery are beginning to sprout, some of them are considering hiring more workers. However, they’re cautious, and not sure the current uptick will last beyond a few months. … Continued
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Jun 1, 2009
Blog

Sink or Swim: Apply Lean Tools & Concepts Today

The journey to becoming a Lean Enterprise – that is, a company that focuses on eliminating non-value added activities which add cost and time from a customer standpoint – is a tough one. It will require a completely different mindset in the organization, starting at the top. But the successful history of Lean manufacturers proves … Continued
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Jun 1, 2009
Blog

Lean Thinking Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

You’d be hard-pressed to find a manufacturer that isn’t familiar with Lean Manufacturing. Lean Manufacturing, the idea, has become increasingly popular since 1990, when Jim Womack coined the term in his book, The Machine that Changed the World. Surprisingly, though, many manufacturers fail to cash in on all of the competitive advantages of Lean. Why? … Continued
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Sep 5, 2007
Blog

Lean Accounting

As more manufacturing companies embrace the Lean Manufacturing concept, a new method of accounting has begun to unfold within them. Historically, the production side of the business would make tremendous gains during Lean implementation such as: reducing inventory, achieving one-piece flow work cells, reducing lead times, improving productivity, etc. But these organizations soon found out … Continued
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Aug 15, 2007
Blog

Are Each of Your Product Lines Profitable?

Which products generate the greatest profitability for your company? Which generate the least? Are you losing money on some of your products? If your company produces, distributes, and/or sells multiple product lines or variations of a product, it is vitally important to understand your profitability for each product line. Without this knowledge, you run the … Continued