Manufacturing Entrepreneurs: Tales of Taking the Leap
Steve Minter | Oct 12, 2017

Thursday, January 25, 2018

What does it take to found a manufacturing company in the United States? Try disruptive ideas, tenacity and a desire to make it in America for a start. “I know from very hard won experience that start-ups are enormously difficult and risky and chances are you’re not going to succeed,” says Kevin Czinger, the CEO of Divergent 3D, a company developing new technology for the automotive industry. “You’re always playing against the odds.” Czinger’s “hard won experience” is based on co-founding CODA Automotive in 2009 to sell a new electric car. The company was only able to sell about 100 cars before it was forced to seek bankruptcy protection in 2013. For Full article, click on the provided link.