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Collaboration key to innovation

by Rich Rovito, WMEP Industry Reporter A lack of collaboration can limit a company’s ability to innovate, according to Sarah Miller Caldicott, an innovation process expert and author of a new book on the topic. “Collaboration is the gateway to […]

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The ACA – what manufacturers need to know

By Mike Gotzler and Jane Clark of QTI As we informed WMEP guests at our first Lunch & Learns in September, many of the details of the Affordable Care Act were not provided when the Act was passed in 2010. […]

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Back to the Basics – Better than Ever!

By Jerry Thiltgen, Senior Manufacturing Specialist, WMEP What’s old is new when it comes to fortifying the basic concepts of lean manufacturing. Training Within Industry (TWI), which was developed to support industrial firms for the United States war effort during World […]

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Finding success in markets outside the United States

by Rich Rovito, WMEP Industry Reporter Exporting can provide a means of boosting sales and profits for small and mid-size manufacturers in Wisconsin looking to take advantage of explosive growth in other parts of the world. But competing successfully in […]

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Sustainability is here for the long haul

by Randy Bertram, WMEP Director of Sustainability Services The Wisconsin Profitable Sustainability Initiative (PSI) enters its fourth year of service to Wisconsin manufacturers this month. When PSI was launched in 2010 less than 30% of Wisconsin manufacturers identified with sustainability. […]

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Continuous Improvement begins with commitment to change

by Rich Rovito, WMEP Industry Reporter Continuous improvement must involve a fundamental change of a company’s overall business philosophy in order to be effective. Getting employees to buy into continuous improvement can lead to an array of benefits, but often […]

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