Newton, Kansas - A global business in Newton is going strong, with an expanded sales force, and a focus on web-based information. But Bunting Magnetics also relies on face-to-face to grow the business.
"Yes, got back from Dubai recently. That's true," says Bunting President, Robert Bunting. "You gotta be out there."
Bunting says his trip to Dubai was for can makers. Yes, can makers.
"We apply magnet technology all over the globe," explains Bunting.
The can technology includes the use of hundreds of small magnet in "rollers" that are used in printing cans. If you see a popular logo on a beer or soda can, Bunting likely had a hand in the process.
The same goes for food. Food is run through magnetic separation systems. Many of those are made by Bunting.
"Understanding the new ways of going about doing that. In the old days you could get in your car and just call on people," says Bunting. "So you're using LINKED IN. You're using trade shows. You're using the website. trying to draw people in."
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