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Category Archives: Winning Culture

Managing Growth & Expansion Through Leadership Development

Profile of Sussex IM: Sussex IM started in 1977 as Sussex Plastics Inc. when founded by Lorand Spyers-Duran, a Hungarian immigrant. Today, the custom injection molder and integrated manufacturer has more than 500 employees between two plants in the village […]

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Sustainability

WMEP has been helping manufacturers with resource efficiency, productivity and making sustainability profitable for businesses. Now, together with WSBC, our suite of sustainability services supports both manufacturers and non-manufacturers to advance sustainability programs, increase efficiency and get credentials needed to […]

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Company Goes Lean to Expand Revenue Stream

January 8, 2020 By: New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership Certified Packing & Crating Inc. (CP&C) is a seventeen-year-old company offering specialized packing and crating services, as well as customized product handling and packaging. Two former Intel employees, a husband and wife team, […]

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Principles of Lean Manufacturing – Workshop

Establishing a culture of continuous improvement has many benefits: Quality improves Waste is reduced Employee engagement and retention go up Costs go down Training leaders and employees in the principles and practical tools of Lean Manufacturing through WMEP’s Onsite Workshop […]

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Combatting the Skills Gap By Empowering Underrepresented Communities

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) 2019 1st Quarter Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey found that 71.3% of the U.S. manufacturers surveyed cited the inability to attract and retain skilled…

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Operational Excellence

Cost, Efficiency and Continuous Improvement Programs for Operational Excellence Manufacturers that are focused on becoming more successful continually find ways to improve, whether this means increasing productivity, reducing waste and environmental impact, or increasing speed and responsiveness. The result is […]

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Work Instructions

Work Instructions are the foundation for improvement efforts. Working with WMEP to document in hard copy, and/or electronically, your current best practices will help your company ensure all processes are well sequenced and organized. Work Instructions will help your company […]

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Quick Changeover/ Set Up Reduction

Quick Changeover, also referred to as SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dies), is a lean manufacturing technique designed to improve your efficiency in your manufacturing procedures. Your organization will learn quick changeover/setup reduction methodologies and practice the set-up reduction principles […]

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Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)

Extend Equipment Life and Productivity with TPM One of the critical building blocks of the Lean process, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is an easy-to-implement system that allows you to increase your equipment’s capacity by 25%-60%, reduce maintenance costs by 10%-50%, […]

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Problem Solving For Continuous Improvement

Is your company really good at solving problems because you get a lot of practice solving the same problem over and over again? Do you struggle with high variability/scrap, recurring issues, or inefficient business processes? Do you have customer that […]

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