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Category Archives: Certification and Compliance

Peg Dorn

Consultant Food Safety 920.850.6590 | [email protected] Peg brings over twenty years of experience in the food industry as a Quality Systems Manager.  Duties included performing internal auditing, writing SOPs, writing an approving corrective actions, preparing export documentation, and participation in […]

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Andrew Porter

Senior Consultant Operations Excellence, Certification Services 608.215.3632 | [email protected] Andrew has more than 30 years of experience in manufacturing engineering and consulting for the electronics, aerospace, metal foundry, assembly, printing and process industries.  Andrew helps manufacturers adopt performance-driven strategies to […]

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Profitable Sustainability℠

The Answer to Your Manufacturing Gridlock Profitable Sustainability℠ is a comprehensive, proven program that cuts costs while enhancing the resource efficiency of your supply chain. Profitable Sustainability℠ bridges the intersection of sustainability and profit. Improve resource utilization Increase profits Reduce […]

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Continuous Improvement

Establishing a culture that sets new performance standards every day.  A culture of continuous improvement typically includes: Continuously measuring performance against world-class benchmarks Building an enterprise-wide culture of measurable continuous improvement Investing in technology and training to drive continuous improvement […]

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Certification and Compliance

Certification and Compliance are assured through systematic approaches that focuses on lean and process improvement, so that the   end result goes beyond compliance to create meaningful value for your organization. Why are Certification and Compliance programs important? Regulations are […]

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Are you ready for ISO-9001:2015?

The ISO technical committee responsible for ISO-9001 is currently revising ISO-9001:2008 standard with several significant changes to the requirements that will impact all certified companies. A greater emphasis on risk-based thinking More focus on achieving value for you and your […]

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Summer Greetings from the WMEP!

We are seeing tremendous activity this summer across multiple fronts. In addition to our consulting business, we are participating in multiple initiatives to strengthen Wisconsin manufacturing. These initiatives include new approaches to exporting, industrial clusters, additive manufacturing, and workforce development. […]

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Kirsh Foundry

By Rich Rovito, Industry Reporter, WMEP 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 […]

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Taming the Food Safety Monster

Over a period of three years, Colony Brands Inc. has undergone a food safety transformation. As a result, the Monroe-based mail order catalog provider of cheese, meat and pastry items has come to realize the discipline needed to sustain food […]

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Affordable Care Act generating lots of questions, concerns

by Rich Rovito, WMEP Industry Reporter The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as the ACA, has been law for more than three years now, but significant questions remain for manufacturers of all sizes as provisions of the act […]

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