Today’s guest is Mark Dohnalek, President & CEO of Pivot International, a US-based, global product design, engineering, and manufacturing firm with strengths in industrial design, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and software development. In this episode Mr. Dohnalek talks with hosts Lew and Tim about growth through acquisition and how what they are doing at Pivot has been critical to their accelerated growth which includes 5 acquisitions in the past 2 years as well as 3-D printing trends, global supply chain trends and more.
Mark Dohnalek is President & CEO of Pivot International, a US-based leading global product design, engineering, and manufacturing firm with strengths in industrial design, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and software development. Over $50 Million in annual revenues, Pivot is headquartered in Kansas with operations in the UK, China, Taiwan, and Manila. Mark Dohnalek leads Pivot International’s global core business and acquisitions in the US, UK, and Asia by utilizing his experience of over 30 years in manufacturing, product development and business management. His broad spectrum of experiences in manufacturing, engineering, biometric, security, industrial consumer, and medical product solutions have enabled him to grow the company and expand in European and Asian markets. Since he acquired Pivot in 2012, he has leveraged his business experience and passion for innovation to develop, engineer and manufacture solutions for clients in various industries leading 5 acquisitions over the past two years. A thought-leader in the industry, Mark Dohnalek is regularly interviewed and published in the media and authors a monthly column at Supply Chain Management Review.