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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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TLX Technologies: Moving Fast to Capture Market Share

TLX Technologies, LLC got its start in 1996 out of the dining room of the house of Neil Karolek, the company’s president and founder. Nearly 17 years later, the Pewaukee manufacturer of customized electro-mechanical solenoid products has grown to have […]

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Rock Energy Systems Heats Up The Market

After Rock Energy Systems, formerly Lanair Holdings LLC, purchased its largest competitor, it decided to move the manufacturing operations of the newly acquired business to Wisconsin from Pennsylvania. With no experience in relocating a business, Rock Energy Systems turned to […]

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J&R Machine China-Proofs its Business

Intense competition from manufacturers in China nearly drove J&R Machine Inc. out of business, but company ownership and management realized in the nick of time that somewhat drastic changes needed to be made in order to save the company. Founded […]

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GenMet Creates a Culture of Success

GenMet Corp., a Mequon custom metal fabricator, first turned to the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership nearly a decade ago to allow it to better compete in an increasingly global environment. “Manufacturing became globally competitive,” GenMet President Mary Isbister said. “We had […]

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Prolitec Knows the Sweet Smell of Success in Exporting

Prolitec Inc. has found the sweet smell of international success through the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s ExporTech™ program. Milwaukee-based Prolitec applies and develops airborne technology for infection control, odor cancellation and makes use of scent for positive or emotional experiences. […]

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Gordon Aluminum Industries Success

Located in Schofield, Gordon Aluminum Industries, Inc. is one of the leading employers in Marathon County with 140 employees.  The company is a full service aluminum extruder offering anodizing, powder coating, and fabrication services. Industries served by Gordon Aluminum include […]

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