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Old 20th September 2011, 11:19 PM   #1
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Looking to start a small manufacturing or re manufacturing business, at present i work in the service industry it including heavy lifting and climbing ladders, had a hart attack in jan and find that i cannot continue for to much longer.Have some capitol, high mechanical ability, and did start and operate a retail business when i was 15 to 28 years old, my ideal business would be to manufacture for a distributor or part for a larger manufacture,that i could ship to so relocation would be possible, and would like to stay way from retail.
Have searched internet for business for sale and ideas, any help, ideas, suggestions would be great.

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Old 21st September 2011, 02:36 AM   #2
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Hi! Welcome!

Although from the technical side of things, it may not matter what you get into. However, I would think somewhere you have a real passion (for something).

It's always easier when you've got a passion for something. Business isn't work anymore. Do you have one? That's where I would start.

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How about manufacturing something in the related field you were in. I'm sure you have made quite a few contacts while in this business, and it would be much easier to start something off if you already know the industry, and have people that you can easily connect with.

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Old 22nd September 2011, 07:08 PM   #4
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You should go in a business where you feel like you can work on it 18 hours a day, get some sleep and work again.

A business should be something you love other than something that just makes money. You can't make much money if you don't love what you do.

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