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Category Archives: Certification and Compliance

Food and Beverage Services

The WMEP offers services designed to help Food & Beverage businesses grow and thrive. Complete solutions include Certification and Compliance, Operational Efficiency, Workforce Development, and finding opportunities for Growth. Whatever the challenge or opportunity may be, the WMEP has the […]

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Crave Brothers benefit through being SQF Certified

Production employees at Crave Brothers Farmstead Cheese in Waterloo follow meticulous daily cleaning routines throughout the plant to ensure the safety of the cheese that it produces and packages. The routines are part of Crave Brothers’ rigorous food safety program, […]

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BEWARE: Allergens Major Source of Food Product Recalls

Allergens create a variety of challenges and can be very costly for food manufacturers when not properly controlled. Although food recalls tied to illness outbreaks tend to garner the most attention, undeclared allergens in food are a leading cause of product recalls. Over a […]

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Beware – Allergens Major Source of Food Product Recalls

Please click the following link to find out why food allergens are a major source of food product recalls:  WMEP-Allergen-Info-Alert-Dorn

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ATCAM retains and grows business through ISO 9001certification

Faced with an extremely challenging deadline to implement corrective actions or risk losing a major customer, Andres Thermal Coating and Machine Inc. (ATCAM) turned to the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership for assistance. The challenge for the Little Chute manufacturer began […]

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Jerry Thiltgen receives TWI Job Safety Training Certification

I recently received certification from the TWI Institute as a Job Safety Trainer. Why is that important? In my role as a manufacturing specialist for the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership, I’m now able to offer additional and important strategic insight […]

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New OSHA Reporting Rules

12JUN2016 WHITEPAPER ON FED-OSHA INJURY/ILLNESSES REPORTING INTRODUCTION NOTE: This article addresses the FED-OSHA requirements to report (not recordkeeping) injury/illness to FED-OSHA. Since the advent of the present Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (FED-OSHA) management there have been increasing strides […]

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Lindsey Trickey

Consulting Analyst Food Safety 920.277.4861 | [email protected] Lindsey brings a strong background in food manufacturing and food safety system implementation to the WMEP. Skill Set Safe Quality Food (SQF) Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 Food Safety Modernization Act Hazard […]

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Bill Seleen

Consultant – Operational Excellence, Business Development Leader 920.764.1082 | [email protected] Bill has more than 40 years of experience working in both non-profit and for-profit organizations. His career has exposed him to a wide variety of manufacturing and service operations, from […]

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Inside Racine Business – Ideas for Connecting Business, Registration Page

Inside Racine Business – Ideas for Connecting Business Together with the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP), the Racine County Economic Development Corporation and Gateway Technical College put together an inspiring collection of seminars for our business leaders that will assist […]

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