7 Ways to Drive Margin Growth in 2016

Make 2016 the year for higher profit performance and business valuation. Uncover the hidden growth opportunities that really aren't so hard to find!

PricePoint Partners President Ralph Zuponcic will share insights into finding and exploiting the margin opportunities that lie within your business – seven must-have analytics for maximizing your margins.

  • Learn which analyses provide the most actionable insights to margin improvement.
  • See visualizations that make it easy for your team to act quickly on profit improvement opportunities.
  • Learn which profit drivers have the highest impact on profit margins.
  • Find out what data in your business is absolutely necessary to driving margin improvement.

Manufacturing companies live in a world of complexity. Large volumes of products, frequently changing costs, and increasingly demanding customers and markets can create a very dynamic environment. Keeping tabs on profitability can be challenging.

As you watch margins vary from month to month, do you know exactly what is causing these variations? Cost changes? Price decisions? Mix issues? Volume changes? Will your margins improve or worsen over the next month?

Once you understand these drivers and begin proactively improving your profitability, you put your business on track to greater competitive strength and higher valuation.

About Our Speaker
Ralph Zuponcic

PricePoint Partners president and co-founder Ralph Zuponcic has extensive experience in pricing management consulting with companies in a wide variety of industries including, but not limited to, industrial equipment, medical devices and disposables, specialty industrial tapes and adhesives, medical software, rubber and polymer products, ceramic materials and automotive supplies. His expertise in managing pricing initiatives delivers solid financial results to Fortune-listed companies and midsize firms.

Now a national authority on strategic pricing, Ralph is a frequent guest lecturer at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, and he has spoken about strategic pricing management at major universities, associations and companies across the country. He has also been featured in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Industry Week, Fortune Small Business, CFO Magazine and Marketing News.

PricePoint Partners, founded in 1998, is a pricing management firm that provides processes, tools, expertise and resources to manage pricing initiatives for manufacturers and distributors. The firm focuses on leveraging value based pricing opportunities to improve earnings, company value, and cash flow.

Ralph serves on the board of directors of Blossom Hill, a nonprofit Cleveland-based organization that provides homes and care for individuals with developmental disabilities.