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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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B&B Filters: APEX Accelerator Helps Second-generation Family Business Prepare to Expand into Governmental Marketplace

B&B Filters, a small business with a 31-year history spanning two generations based in Johnson City, TN, provides industrial filtration, indoor air quality equipment, and V-Belts to a variety of industries as well as public…

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APEX Accelerator West TN Conference Connects Businesses with Buyers Event Described as “Best of Its Kind”

A recent virtual Procurement Opportunities Conference hosted by the Tennessee APEX Accelerator (previously known as Tennessee PTAC) allowed more than 130 small business owners and employees throughout the state to learn more…

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BRAAV LLC: Working with APEX Accelerator Proves to be a Game-changer for Electrical Wholesaler

BRAAV LLC is a wholesale distributor of electrical supplies, equipment, and other related products. Angela Curtis, President & CEO of BRAAV became a client of the Tennessee APEX Accelerator, formerly PTAC, on the advice of…

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Midsouth Forestry Services: Working with APEX Gave Company the Confidence to Bid on and Win Contracts.

Holly Barrow, a partner with Midsouth Forestry Services, found herself wondering how her business could expand into doing business with the government and began doing research. As she searched for information, she discovered that…

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UT CIS Begins Search for New Director of Health, Safety, and Emergency Preparedness

UT CIS is excited to begin accepting applications for our Director of Health, Safety, and Emergency Preparedness position.The HSEP Director provides leadership for a successful and growing team that provides training and…

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Philip Trauernicht Memorial Scholarship for Rural Leaders

Planning to attend the Tennessee Basic Economic Developer Course (TBEDC) May 6-9, 2024? If you serve in a rural community and have less than five years of experience in economic and community development, you may be eligible for…

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