John Davis is the second generation owner of Paul Davis Automation, an Ohio based Manufacturer’s Representative firm that specializes in high tech motion control product lines with a focus on the Rockwell Automation Encompass Partner network. Started in 1989, Paul Davis Automation covers Ohio, Kentucky, and Western Pennsylvania. John purchased the business in 2010 and has been the President since then, growing the business more than 400% in his tenure.
In addition to Paul Davis Automation, John is also the Chairman of MANA – the Manufacturer’s Agents National Association.
John, his wife, and two kids live way out in the Ohio countryside on the family homestead. John’s primary hobby is learning new hobbies and skills. He joins us today to discuss building a Manufacturer’s Representative based business. Manufacturer’s Rep is a type of business that not many people know about and fewer understand, but it is a terrific way to make an entrepreneurial living that maximizes both income and individual liberty.
Sales, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle design are common topics on TSP, and today you will learn about how being an independent rep can help you find success in all three.
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