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Health costs on his mind

The Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2012
Owner Carl Schanstra was able to get Automation Systems LLC back on its feet by breaking into new markets, such as the auto industry. Sales are up 12% this year, and are likely to rise again next year, too. But for the 34-year-old, the expected growth in sales brings a new concern. He is worried that as Automation Systems continues to expand, it will be subject to a provision in the health-care overhaul that could damage its bottom line.