2023 FEIBP Innovation Award Competition: European Brushware Showcase

Fons Ceelaert and Andrew McIlroy with 2022 Innovation Award winners Brosserie Brenet’s Simon Lorrilliere and Izabela Kolon

Participate in the Prestigious FEIBP Innovation Award Competition and Showcase Your Innovations in the Brushware Industry

The European Brushware Federation (FEIBP) is excited to announce the 14th FEIBP Innovation Award, a remarkable opportunity for individual members to spotlight their groundbreaking contributions to the brushware industry. Since the introduction of the FEIBP Innovation Award many European companies in the brushware industry have shared innovations in their products and production processes.

Global Shop Solutions to Host Two Annual ERP User Conferences

Global Shop Solutions, a leading provider of ERP software for manufacturers around the globe, has set the dates for its annual ERP User Conferences. To allow flexibility and the best training options for all ERP users, the company is hosting two separate events – one onsite and one virtual. The onsite conference will be held at the Global Shop Solutions campus in The Woodlands, Texas, from October 17-19, 2023, while the virtual conference will take place November 14-15, 2023.

“Last year’s conferences were highly attended and very well received by attendees,” says Daniel Carranco, Director of Continuous Improvement for Global Shop Solutions. “This year we’re taking it a step further by focusing each event on specific needs of different segments of our customer base. The onsite conference targets experienced users who want to further their advanced ERP skills. The virtual conference addresses newer users who are still learning basic ERP skills and want to move up to the next level.”

2023 Brushware September-October FEIBP Preview

Brushware’s 2023 September-October issue previews the 63rd FEIBP Congress with a complete travel guide for Belfast along with event information and schedule. Going deeper into the edition, Bob Lawrence offers a deep dive Q&A on the wire filaments market with key wire brush manufacturers and suppliers. In addition, Lisa Anderson offers a column on how manufacturers can thrive during this time of high risk in the supply chain. Also on offer is our Economic Dashboard with PMI information, Industry News and the 2023 first-half update on U.S. Import and Export data.

Monahan Partners Celebrates Cory Humphrey’s 25th Anniversary

On August 10, 2023, the breakroom at Monahan Partners, Inc. was the scene for a celebration event as colleagues, friends and loved ones gathered to commemorate a remarkable milestone in one employee’s journey. Cory Humphrey, a dedicated and steadfast member of the Monahan family, was met with an unexpected surprise. Humphrey’s parents, children, wife and coworkers were all on hand to celebrate his 25-year anniversary with Monahan.


Fully automated production of technical brushes thanks to integrated trimming unit

New standards in terms of output, flexibility and automation in the production of disc or cylindrical brushes – this is what the new Z.SCORP production line from ZAHORANSKY stands for. Thanks to the integrated trimming unit, the compact machine design enables fully automatic production of technical brushes directly after the tufting process.

Winning the War for Workers


How to Recruit and Retain in a Candidate-driven Market

By Phillip M. Perry

Businesses large and small are having a tough time finding and keeping enough employees. The traditional top-down dynamic between the hiring manager and candidate no longer seems to work. Effective recruitment and retention require a new, highly personalized approach using the communication vehicles favored by Gen Zers, today’s fastest-growing workforce demographic.

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