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Category Archives: Growth

Strategies for Export Growth

Delaware Manufacturing Extension Partnership (DEMEP) LiteCure designs and manufactures medical devices for medical and veterinary healthcare professionals. LiteCure’s technology has been driven by sound scientific understanding – combining physics, laser science, and engineering to provide advanced laser technology and innovative solutions […]

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Production Heats Up with Better Automation, Cybersecurity

 By: Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership Calienté LLC provides high quality, innovative heating solutions to help businesses lower costs. Based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, with around 25 employees, Calienté offers both custom and standard parts, using a worldwide set of design and supply […]

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3 Key Starter Marketing Strategies for Manufacturers Who Want Results

By: Laura Benjamin, President and Owner of Satellite Six Are you a manufacturer who prefers to rely on boots-on-the-ground, cold-calling, face-to-face sales to close your deals? While a strong sales team is a critical function of every business, if I’ve […]

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5 Ways to Promote a Lean Culture

The concept behind Lean is simple, but sustaining Lean practices long-term is hard. Lean is the process of removing waste from any process throughout the organization. This is an ambitious goal, and a proven way to achieve and maintain it […]

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Gondola Train: a formal plan to tap foreign markets

Global Strategies for Growth: The Strategic Export Process Gondola Train, a manufacturer and distributor of shelf moving systems, has successfully grown its business by focusing almost exclusively on customers in the United States. Download the PDF of this case study […]

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Michelle Jaeger

Consultant 920-318-1156 |  [email protected] Michelle brings over 20 years of experience to WMEP, ranging from  startup and small companies to members of the Fortune 500. Skill Set Lean Six Sigma Operations ADP Payroll Systems JD Edwards Kronos Dynamics AX Peachtree […]

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Testimonials

One of the best ways to communicate what WMEP is and what we do is to share real-world testimonials. Direct quotes from those we’ve been privileged to work shoulder-to-shoulder with solving challenges unique to them but shared by many. Here are […]

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TPI – Transformational Productivity Initiative

    Increasing the productivity of Wisconsin manufacturers The goal of the Total Productivity Initiative is to increase productivity at the company level, and to bring these improvements to scale where the aggregate gains drive economic expansion in the state of […]

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Stephen Smiley

Senior Consultant 262.989.9243  |  [email protected] Stephen has 25 years of experience in business, operations and engineering. He has developed acumen to direct teams to operational and organizational excellence. His background is in high-volume, low-volume and custom manufacturing in assembly, metal […]

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McMahon’s “Leading for High Performance” workshop will immerse executives in the strategic side of their business.

Manufacturing executives need to consistently assess and reflect on their businesses when constructing a high-performing culture, according to trainer and executive coach Christine McMahon. She pointed to a 2011 Harvard Business School study that revealed that chief executive officers spend […]

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