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Plymouth Technology Leverages State Resources to Train Staff, Build Winning Teams and Foster Innovation
6/24/2014 5:15:00 AM

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ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., June 24, 2014 – Plymouth Technology, Inc., a provider of industrial and Oil & Gas water treatment chemicals and engineering solutions, today announced that company executives attended a three-day executive development program at Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business.

The program, titled Building Winning Teams: A Quest for Excellence, is designed for high-potential business professionals who lead teams and are seeking innovative solutions to complex problems. The program provides instruction from the world-renowned faculty from the Eli Broad College of Business and the outstanding coaching staff of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at MSU. The faculty and coaching staff combine to share their expertise in creating winning team cultures.

Plymouth Technology executives attending included Regional Manager John Cook and Director of Sales and Marketing Tim O'Mara.

"Exposure to MSU's excellent staff at the Eli Broad School of Business plus world class athletic coaches such as Mark Dantonio, Tom Izzo, Suzy Merchant, Cathy George and others provided an instructive and inspirational opportunity we all cherished,” said Plymouth Technology Director of Sales and Marketing Tim O’Mara. "We are eager to apply what we learned about achieving success through team building. Our company culture will be richer and our commitment to customer service improved because of this tremendous learning experience.”

"Plymouth Technology is a firm believer in staff training that develops leadership qualities to help build productive and effective teams to better serve our clients,” said Plymouth Technology President Amanda Richie. "We are extremely fortunate to be able to take advantage of the superior executive training program at MSU and look forward to applying what we’ve learned to create harmonious, solution-oriented teams."

Plymouth Technology helps manufacturers in a wide range of industries consistently experience greater savings from ease of operation and reduced maintenance, chemical, wastewater treatment and wastewater disposal costs.

Building Winning Teams: A Quest for Excellence is designed to help managers build a strong team structure and culture, with the ability to make effective strategic and tactical decisions. It will help them build skills to select and recruit top talent, manage conflict and manage change and team development. The program explores the similarities between management and coaching by combining the award-winning Eli Broad College of Business faculty with championship coaches from MSU’s athletic department.

About the Eli Broad College of Business
Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business teaches students to reach across business functions, build relationships and solve global business problems to make business happen. The college, which is home to more than 5,800 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, offers seven undergraduate majors, two MBA programs, seven professional master’s degrees and eight doctoral degrees, as well as a variety of executive education programs. Students can choose to enhance their education through an extensive selection of study abroad trips and by engaging in real-world projects in research centers and experiential labs.

About Plymouth Technology
Founded in 1991, Plymouth Technology, Inc. of Rochester Hills, Mich., is a leading provider of water and wastewater treatment chemicals, equipment and consulting services for Industrial, Oil & Gas applications. The company specializes in delivering customized solutions with on-site service for water, energy and waste minimization, water reuse and environmental compliance. Plymouth Technology is a nationally certified Women’s Business Enterprise. For more information, visit
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