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How did the Custom Powder Systems Improve their Cash Flow?

Fifteen years ago, Denise and Dale McIntosh purchased Custom Powder Systems, a manufacturer of equipment for dry powder processing, and set out to create a company that was both successful and a great place to work. See how they accomplished their goals.

 

Our Challenge: Cash Flow

“We’re always trying to manage the up and down cycles of our business. As a manufacturer, our customers look at our D&B® credit file to help make sure we’re a credible business.”

Growing with Concierge

With the Credibility Concierge service, they were able to stay on top of their business credit file and grow clientele to include Fortune 500 companies, major universities and overseas corporations.
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Check Out How Pork Barrel BBQ Positioned Their Business to Win as a Supplier

Former U.S. Senate colleagues Brett Thompson and Heath Hall founded barbecue sauce and spice rub company, Pork Barrel BBQ, turning their passion into a thriving (and delicious) business. Watch how they started as suppliers.

 

Positioning your business to win

“Just like your personal credit score matters, your D&B scores and ratings can be an important sign of the strength of your company to national retailers.”

A Saucy Success Story

With the help of the Credibility Concierge service, Pork Barrel BBQ was able to work with some of the nation’s largest retailers and get their product in over 6,000 stores nationwide.
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Why is Bjork Construction Winning in a Competitive Environment?

Jean Bjork founded Bjork Construction Company in 1988. After a successful decade in business, the company expanded to include both commercial and residential projects. See how the family grew their business.

 

Building a Future

Bjork relies on CreditBuilder to help maintain its business credit file so that it can meet the strict requirements of many of its commercial clients.

Establishing Relationships

“Dun & Bradstreet is very important to the growth and success we’ve had as a company. By using CreditBuilder, we’re able to establish relationships with companies because they do check our D&B D-U-N-S® Number.”
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Scrubblade Found a Path to Supply into Big Retail

When Billy Westbrook created Scrubblade, an innovative premium wiper blade, he knew that one of the first steps in launching his business was establishing his business credit.

 

A Big Win

“I heard when I started my company that a D&B D-U-N-S® Number and good credit were important. Little did I know, they’d help us land an account with one of the largest retailers in the world.”

Just The Beginning

With the help of CreditBuilder, Billy has been able to grow his business by getting his product on the shelves of some of the nation’s largest retailers.
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Dun & Bradstreet Helps Companies Grow Relationships Through Data

Since 1841, Dun & Bradstreet has been helping our customers grow the most valuable business relationships. Learn how those relationships helped these business owners achieve success.

 

See how Dun & Bradstreet helped these companies create relationships that grew their business.

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