Podcast: How Diversification Helped E-Z-GO Weather the Downturn

Manufacturing Revival Radio talks with the president of golf cart company E-Z-GO.

\"DreamlandManufacturing Revival Radio is a Dreamland Radio production with hosts Todd Schnick and Todd Youngblood. On this show, we feature the companies, the leaders, the innovators leading the charge and driving the innovation. Through the blood, sweat, and tears of working men and women from here at home, to around the world. Learn more at Manufacturing Revival Radio.

This special edition of Manufacturing Revival Radio was recorded live September 17 at the Next Generation Manufacturing Conference at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. Next Generation Manufacturing provides a forum to educate and connect manufacturers with state-wide resources to strengthen the viability of American manufacturers. NGM’s programming encourages growth through competitive innovation and the building of relationships amongst manufacturers across all verticals.

Joining us for this episode is Kevin Holleran, president of E-Z-GO, a Textron company.

Show Notes and Highlights

  • How golf cart company E-Z-GO weathered the downturn through diversification
  • How E-Z-GO has tapped into employee insights by "asking them for their mind, not just their back"
  • The single biggest challenge E-Z-GO had to overcome in rebuilding its culture
  • International relations – re-shoring and Holleran's take on opportunity in China

Click on the play button above to listen to the interview, or download the audio file at Manufacturing Revival Radio.

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