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The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services provides consulting solutions to help companies improve and grow. The UT CIS philosophy is to assess the company needs and provide only services that are value added. We utilize the most experienced consultants and most recent technologies. Resources with industry experience and University professors are available through the coordination of CIS Solutions Consultants as needed.

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Register Today: OSHA #511 in Jackson

Join us in Jackson during October for OSHA #511: Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry. Where: West TN AgResearch and Education Center - 605 Airways Blvd, Jackson, TN 38301 When: October 24 - October 27,…

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UT CIS Collaborates with Northwest & Southwest Regional State of TN ECD to Host Collaborative Partners Meeting

Thursday, August 31, both the Northwest and Southwest Regional State of Tennessee ECD hosted their first collaborative and in person Partners Meeting since the pandemic. The event was held at the UT Agriculture Research and…

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From Floppy Disks to Dynamic Hub for Industrial Services: Celebrating 60 Years of UT CIS with Keith Ridley, Director of Environmental Health & Safety

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The New TMEP Manufacturing Executive Peer Group Holds Kicks-Off Meeting at Neyland Stadium

Twelve distinguished leaders from key medium-sized Knoxville area manufacturers came together at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville on August 22nd to learn about the new Executive Peer Group hosted by the UT CIS Tennessee…

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APEX Accelerator Training Credited for the Success of a West Tennessee Supplier APEX Support and Training Yields More than $900K in Contracts

  A West Tennessee wholesale supply company credits the support of the Tennessee APEX Accelerator, formerly Tennessee PTAC, with helping it win multiple government contracts since 2019 – including one for over $900,000 with the…

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