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Spiros partners with Consolidated Construction and the WMEP to address growth, improve operations

          Spiros Industries is a small manufacturer that has dealt head on with the challenges associated with strong and steady growth. “We are growing every year and we are trying to grow while improving our operations […]

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Aztalan Engineering reduces quoting time by 50% while dramatically improving their hit rate

Management at Aztalan Engineering Inc. knew the Lake Mills manufacturer of high-tolerance precision parts needed a better and quicker quoting process in order to prevent it from losing business. An initial project with the WMEP involved value stream mapping that […]

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Kirsh Foundry Profits from Sustainability

As many foundries struggle to survive or have disappeared altogether, Kirsh Foundry in Beaver Dam is going strong and continues to invest in its operations. Kirsh is a manufacturer of high quality, engineered iron castings ranging in size from mere […]

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From Skeptic to Proponent – Bel Brands’ Certification Experience

After overcoming initial reluctance, the team at Bel Brands USA in Little Chute turned to food safety certification in its journey to become a world-class operation and soon found the process and the subsequent outcomes to be rewarding. In 2011, […]

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Quick Cable cuts waste and saves money

The Company Quick Cable, based in Franksville, Wisconsin, is a privately-owned company that develops, manufactures, and sells battery and electrical connectors, cable, tools and related products for commercial and industrial equipment.  They are the leader in the North American market […]

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JARP Industries Boosts Sales

JARP Industries Inc. was introduced to WMEP in 2006 through the Accelerate Supplier Development program and since then has turned to WMEP for services ranging from value stream mapping to programs aimed at boosting its marketing efforts. “WMEP has been […]

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The Wagner Companies – Building a Sustainable Culture – Profitably

Embracing environmental sustainability initiatives has fostered a culture change at The Wagner Companies while boosting its bottom line. “We looked at all aspects of our business and how they pertained to sustainability,” said Mike Skelton, manager of manufacturing services at The […]

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A Partnership Tailored For Success

Tailored Label Products (TLP) has forged a relationship with the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership that has lasted nearly a decade. The Menomonee Falls-based manufacturer of custom flexographic printed labels first worked with the WMEP on a waste minimization and value-stream mapping […]

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Flambeau, Inc.: Significant Impact With PSI

When Greg Monson took over as operations manager of Flambeau, Incorporated’s Baraboo injection molding operations, he embarked on a detailed examination of the operational costs of the business. “What I saw is that we had a lot of electrical power consumption and it […]

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The Wagner Companies Export For Growth

When the construction industry experienced an extended period of softness stemming from the overall downturn in the U.S. economy, The Wagner Companies began taking a serious look at boosting its exporting activity. The company faced “downward pressure in the domestic market,” […]

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