Commercial Partners

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Commercial Partners 2022


Avalara, Inc. (NYSE: AVLR), a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation solutions, helps businesses manage sales and use, excise, GST, VAT, communications, lodging, and other tax types, across the U.S and abroad.

Chartwell Consulting

Chartwell Consulting is a rapidly growing, specialist consultancy dedicated to improving manufacturing operations.

We have offices in Boston, London, Berlin & Zurich and we work across a huge number of industries, both domestically and worldwide.

Typical projects for us focus on areas such as capacity, productivity or raw material waste. We routinely deliver 20-50% improvement within 2-6 months with minimal capital expenditure. We are so confident in our results that we back up all our work with a “no result, no fee” guarantee.

Competitive Solutions

With over 30 years of experience transforming businesses through effective leadership training, Competitive Solutions, Inc. is giving organizations the power to make decisions that are fact-driven and company-directed. We are providing meaningful ways to collect data that leads to the creation of a responsible business culture. We believe that by bringing transparency, unity, and stability to each company we work with, we help our clients drive success throughout their organizations.

Covalent Networks

Covalent Networks is the premier workforce operations solution for manufacturers around the world. Workforce Operations empowers manufacturing leaders to efficiently qualify, utilize, and plan workforce resources to maximize productivity and quality.

Covalent networks offers industry leading qualification management, analytics, and coverage planning that enables plant leadership to increase productivity, improve quality outcomes, and reduce administrative costs.

More specifically, Covalent facilitates on-the-floor on-the-job training (OJT) interactions. In doing so, the Platform captures unique qualification data and auto-generates skill matrices, audit trails and training plans. Our customers further operationalize this data to tactically measure and close skill coverage gaps, inform longer-term workforce planning


DataProphet is a leader in AI that enables manufacturers to step towards autonomous manufacturing.

Our AI-as-a-service proactively prescribes changes to plant control plans to continuously optimize production without the expert human analysis that is typically required.

As recognized by the World Economic Forum, DataProphet PRESCRIBE has helped customers around the world, with pre-emptive actions, to reduce their cost of non-quality by an average of 40 percent. We understand manufacturing and that real impact is achieved with pre-emptive actions because real-time is often too late.

Kahuna Workforce Solutions

Parsable ( helps leaders at the world's largest industrial companies unlock the big data and insights needed to improve their frontline operations and build a more sustainable future. Leading manufacturers rely on Parsable’s Connected Worker® platform every day to track millions of data points from their frontline operations, and leverage unprecedented visibility to optimize productivity and drive ROI.

Performance Solutions by Milliken

Performance Solutions by Milliken (PSbyM) brings a unique, Practitioner-based value proposition to its clients and has built an enviable record of helping companies achieve substantial and sustainable improvements in their operations, supply chain, and safety excellence efforts. This approach, built on the foundation of lessons learned while Milliken & Company created and implemented its own world-class performance system, helps client organizations engage and empower their associates by establishing a culture of continuous improvement and drive breakthrough operations impact. PSbyM currently serves companies in more than 100 operating locations in 28 countries across a wide range of industry sectors.

The Nearshore Company


Looking to manufacture closer to the USA?  The Nearshore Company.

Over 30 years of experience helping foreign companies to manufacture in Mexico through different models and alternatives. Established to help businesses gain access to Mexico’s Cost Model, proximity and skilled workforce advantages.

The Nearshore Company offers assistance during transfer of manufacturing operations into Mexico, relocations, expansions or nearshoring projects.


  • Support to define the most suitable Business Model for manufacturing in Mexico.
  • Shelter Administrative Support - Human resources, Accounting and fiscal, health and safety, and Customs compliance. Launch Support.
  • Assisted Manufacturing
  • Anything in between
Industries served:

Appliances, Automotive, Electrical, Medical, Aerospace, Textile.