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Manufacturing Happy Hour - Chris Luecke EPISODE 42, 2nd March 2021
Cosmetics, Contract Manufacturing, and Leading through Exponential Growth with Dynamic Blending’s Gavin Collier
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Cosmetics, Contract Manufacturing, and Leading through Exponential Growth with Dynamic Blending’s Gavin Collier

Gavin Collier is an attorney turned serial entrepreneur. After cutting his teeth as an attorney and cofounding multiple companies, he's now focused on his latest venture as the CEO of Dynamic Blending, a global cosmetic manufacturing company. Dynamic Blending was just ranked #17 on Inc. 5000's list of fastest-growing private companies in 2020.

In this episode of Manufacturing Happy Hour, we discuss Gavin’s varied career journey from law to contract manufacturing. We look at the reasons behind Dynamic Blending’s impressive growth and Gavin’s focus on people at the heart of the business. Gavin says that people are the secret to success and highlights the importance of keeping great customers happy and building a reliable team. We round off our talk with Gavin’s tips for turning ideas into real successes.

In this episode, find out:

  • How Gavin made the leap from a law background to contract manufacturing
  • How success in cosmetics is about more than just the product. It’s also down to the packaging and marketing
  • How important great products are to creating a successful manufacturing business
  • The reasons behind Dynamic Blending’s crazy-high growth in 2020
  • Why keeping customers happy is Gavin’s number one focus
  • The importance of having a great team that shares ideas freely
  • How to push through challenges and get where you want to go with your business.

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Tweetable Quotes:

  • “The products speak for themselves…If you have a great product, people will buy it.”
  • “We’ve been looking for ways to solve our customer’s problems, and that has made us a more attractive business to do business with.”
  • “You’ve got to put your money where your mouth is. If you really believe in something, you’ve got to risk a lot to get it.”

Links & mentions:

  • Dynamic Blending, a contract manufacturing company based in Utah that specializes in cosmetics.

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