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Each week, Ari Santiago interviews a thriving manufacturing leader to share the positive messages around the industry with two goals:

1) To share best practices amongst manufacturing business leaders to help each other to grow and succeed

2) To spread the word that manufacturing is a growing part of our economy and offers exciting opportunities for incredible, well-paying careers 


Ari Santiago is the CEO of CompassMSP a Technology Managed Service Provider with offices from Miami to Milwaukee and down the eastern seaboard. He has a passion for the manufacturing industry and the incredible impact it makes on our economy.


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Produced by Miceli Productions -

May 11, 2021

This Made in America episode features Joel Camassar, VP and Owner of Chapman Manufacturing, and the story behind an iconic brand and products that customers love!

Joel chats with Ari about his personal manufacturing journey. He talks about learning things the hard way, listening to customers' ideas, and building a business from the ground up with his parents.

Joel details his operational success through modernizing and investing in technology. He also discusses the value of a diverse and dynamic workforce, full of different skillsets and knowledge.

By working together, Chapman has been able to keep their original traditions going and successfully expand!

Joel Camassar, VP and Owner, Chapman Manufacturing
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