Philz needed to uplevel its training programs for new and current employees. Philz worked with Abbott Consulting and was awarded a grant from the California Employment Training Panel.
Mobcrush, Inc. (“Mobcrush”) is a mobile technology company, focused on developing a platform for live video streaming platform for mobile and connected devices. The founders have been working on and developing the core technology since H2 2013. The Company was incorporated in July 2014, and the first beta version of the Mobcrush app was launched in January 2015 to select users. The Company’s initial target market is the live mobile game streaming, with future potential plans to explore music, sports, and news. The Company has developed a unique technical and product solution to stream the mobile media experience live, including video, audio, and camera from the mobile user’s device.
Mobcrush worked with ACG to pursue incentives for expansion in California and were awarded $1.2MM in April of 2018.
Abbott Consulting Group worked with Frank Recruitment Group, a leading global staffing, and recruiting firm focused exclusively on the enterprise software market, to negotiate incentives for the opening of its Philadelphia office. The company plans to hire 250 people, most of whom will be recent college graduates interested in becoming recruiters. FRG provides robust training and support that prepares new hires to become specialists who recruit and place technology experts in jobs around the world. In April of this year, FRG was acquired by TPG Growth, the middle market buyout and growth equity platform of leading alternative asset firm TPG.
State Incentives Help Watlow to Expand
Watlow worked with the Abbott Consulting Group to offset costs associated with their Lean journey in their United States locations. The Abbott Consulting Group was able to negotiate incentives in both Missouri and California to help offset over $2.5 Million in Operational Excellence costs which helped Watlow to re-invest in their business and ultimately expand their US presence.
Watlow is the largest custom designer and manufacturer of industrial electric heaters, sensors, and controllers; with offices and manufacturing facilities around the world.
A client of the Abbott Consulting Group, Pigtronix is the rising star of a second generation of American boutique pedal makers that are redefining the stompbox for today’s musicians. Striving to push the dialog of musical effects forward, Pigtronix recognizes the value and relevance of classic vintage sounds as we focus on taking tone a step further. Based in Long Island, NY; Pigtronix is one of the fastest growing companies in the MI industry, with self contained design, manufacturing and distribution all under one roof. Our consistent growth is evident in the ever increasing number of Pigtronix products in the rigs of session musicians, touring professionals, and weekend warriors around the world!
A client of the Abbott Consulting Group, Weir Minerals are specialists in delivering and supporting slurry equipment solutions including pumps, hydrocyclones, valves, screen machines and screen media, rubber and wear resistant linings for global mining and mineral processing, the power sector and general industry.
McCain Foods USA has announced plans to expand its Burley, Idaho manufacturing plant with the addition of a third production line. The Burley plant was
built in the 1960s and is one of several manufacturing plants McCain operates throughout the United States.“There is an increasing demand for potato products from customers nationwide
and around the world,” said Frank van Schaayk, Regional President, The Americas. “We made the decision to invest in our Burley plant because of its strong potato grower
community, highly capable workforce and tremendous support from the local and state government.”
McCain is investing more than $100 million to expand the capacity at Burley. The new third line will be operational by the end of 2015 and will make potato products for
the foodservice industry and restaurant chains. “Our plant employees are dedicated and proud to be part of a growing workforce,” said Jeff McCray, Plant Manager. “In addition to hiring more employees, we
plan to buy potatoes locally for the new third production line, which means more business for our local community.”
“McCain Foods is a great corporate citizen that appreciates the value of a talented, committed workforce and the kind of responsive, business-friendly state and
local government we have in Idaho,” said Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter. “We look forward to McCain’s continuing growth in Burley, and to a long and successful
relationship in the community. ” Permitting for construction will begin immediately. The Burley plant will continue producing during the expansion.
When Duke needed to up-level their training and reinforce their employees knowledge set with Lean Manufacturing, Steve Abbott worked with them to offset over a million dollars in costs. Working with their executive team and the State of Missouri we were able to negotiate a mutually beneficial set of incentives for Duke.
Over the years Steve has worked on many TPG portfolio business. Including Freescale Semiconductor, Armstrong Wood Floors, VRide, Northstar Anesthesia, Fender and many more. Steve has been a part of negotiating over $10MM for these companies.
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