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Plant Layout Services

Creating a Lean Layout One of the Eight Wastes of Manufacturing is Excessive Transportation. It’s doubly difficult to create a lean manufacturing environment if the physical plant layout you’re working in causes excessive movement of materials and products. Most facilities […]

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High Variety Low Volume (HVLV) Manufacturing

HVLV Manufacturing Assistance  High Variety Low Volume (HVLV) Manufacturers continually feel the pressure of increased raw materials cost, foreign competition and customer demands for lower prices and more value. Some have managed to reduce cost, improve throughput, and increase profitability […]

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Cell Flow Optimization

Cell Flow Manufacturing Offers Focused Improvement.  Experience a sudden, powerful change in a focused production area when you apply WMEP’s Cell Flow Manufacturing. You will operate leaner and more effectively. Cell Flow is an approach that helps build a variety […]

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5S System

The WMEP 5S System is a series of activities designed to improve workplace organization and standardization.  A minimal commitment of resources can provide an immediate return on investment. So even if you’re convinced that you’re too busy, there’s a solution […]

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The Evolution from System to Network

April 24, 2019 By: Dave Cranmer As manufacturers wrestle with increasing demands for advanced technology and integration of it within their facilities and across their supply chains, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program has also been in the process of […]

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Tech Scouting

Technology Scouting identifies technologies to expand your product base, bringing more value to your customers and serving new markets. It is ideal for manufacturers who want to bring a technology in house; who are trying to bring additional product options […]

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Frontline Leader Skill Development / Training Within Industry (TWI)

Leverages the role of front-line leaders by providing the skills needed to succeed. Standardizes Work Reduces Training Time Increases Productivity & Quality Improves Morale Ensures Worker Safety Solves Problems Training Within Industry, TWI, is a dynamic program of hands-on learning […]

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Technology-Driven Market Intelligence (TDMI) Programs

Technology-Driven Market Intelligence (TDMI) is the link between your unique technology and discovering new customers that need that technology. TDMI is ideal for manufacturers with a unique tool, service, or technology; who are trying to reach new customers or market […]

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WMEP Market Diversification

Successfully diversifying your company into a new market or markets is no slam dunk. There are often many potential markets to enter. Making a good decision requires knowing the market and having data on size, growth rates and potential customers. […]

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Reluctance to Employ Cobots Driven by 4 Common Misconceptions

April 9, 2019 By Buckley Brinkman It has been nearly six decades since the first industrial robots rolled on to a General Motors assembly line in Trenton, New Jersey. Today, a new generation of collaborative robots is changing how the […]

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Update: COVID-19/Economic Crisis Wisconsin Manufacturer Pulse Survey Webinar This webinar shares the findings from our second Economic Crisis/COVID-19 Wisconsin Manufacturers Pulse Survey. The purpose of this survey is to assess how manufacturers are being impacted by the Economic Crisis/COVID-19, and[...]
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Secrets of Successful Negotiations – Online Webinar Negotiating in the New Normal Everything has changed. How we work. Where we work. Zoom client meetings. Adjusted budgets. Demand. Needs vs. wants. Safety, volatility, and uncertainty are driving dramatic work style changes[...]
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Grab your share of profitable exporting!  Each ExporTech session consists of three intense events scheduled approximately one month apart. Coaching and assistance is provided between events. Tuesday,  July 21, 2020 Thursday, August 27, 2020 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 ExporTech™– Proven[...]