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Advantage Kentucky Alliance (AKA)

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The Advantage Kentucky Alliance (AKA) is a statewide, not-for-profit partnership that provides assistance and training to help manufacturers of all sizes grow, improve their manufacturing and business strategies and processes, adopt advanced technologies, increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve competitiveness. AKA’s cost effective services give companies the tools to be competitive. Whether it is a spot solution or total transformation, all technical assistance and training is customized to fit their objectives.

AKA provides manufacturers with services they need to achieve a 20/20 balance: at least 20% growth to their top line, along with at least 20% decrease in bottom-line costs. These services address top-line growth for clients, specifically focusing on identifying new sales, developing new products, entering new markets, and deploying new business models. With professionals averaging over 20+ years of applicable in-industry experience, AKA can deliver the training and services needed to address the full spectrum of needs faced by businesses and the industry.

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Success Stories

Tactical Gear Junkie: Executive Coaching & Leadership Development

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Rapid growth over two years was stressing their ability to manage operations. The president and co-president even joined the staff on the production floor, working long hours to complete orders. Employee turnover was high, work quality was inconsistent and production bottlenecks resulted in delays and frustration.
Created March 18, 2019, Updated March 11, 2022