Atlanta, GA, July 13, 2006 - Quickparts, the leading provider of rapid prototypes to low-volume production parts, today announced that President & CEO Ron Hollis has graduated from the 2006 class of the Birthing of Giants program.
The Birthing of Giants program, jointly hosted by MIT Enterprise Forum, Inc. magazine and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), brings together 60 young entrepreneurs from across the country. To qualify, an applicant must be under 40 years of age and be the owner of a business with at least $1 million in annual revenues.
The purpose of the BOG program is to teach future entrepreneurial leaders how to continue to grow their successful businesses. Ron is now part of elite alumni that includes: Jim McCann, founder of 1-800-FLOWERS, Thomas Golisano, founder of Paychex, and Ted Leonsis, Vice Chairman of AOL LLC.
“Birthing of Giants (BOG) was a great opportunity to forge new relationships and learn from world class leaders such as Verne Harnish (“Mastering the Rockefeller Habits”) and Geoff Smart (“Topgrading”),” Hollis said. “I look forward to sharing and applying the lessons learned to grow the passionate leaders at Quickparts.”
Quickparts provides custom manufacturing services for engineers and designers looking to create plastic and metal parts from 3D CAD (computer-aided design) models. With its proprietary QuickQuote® geometric analysis software, Quickparts provides product designers with an instant online quote for the manufacturing of their custom parts, either in prototype or production quantities. Quickparts' service offerings include: Rapid Prototypes (SLA, SLS, FDM, Polyjet), Cast Urethanes, CNC Machining, Injection Mold Tooling and Parts, and Sheet Metal Parts. For more information, visit www.quickparts.com or call 877.521.8683.