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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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PTAC Quarterly Overview (March 2021)

Contract Awards by Federal Agencies Granted This Quarter: $15,432,156.00 Number of Awards Received by Active Clients That are Small Businesses: 99   The Tennessee PTAC began its new program year starting March 1 and reached…

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TCED Alumni Highlight: Dennis Tumlin

Dennis Tumlin, TCEcD Anyone who knows Dennis Tumlin, which is just about everyone in Tennessee economic development, can attest to how the air crackles with energy when he walks into the room.  He…

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UT Center for Industrial Services Certifies New Economic Developers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2021 The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) recently graduated the 13th class through its Tennessee Certified Economic Developer (TCED) Program.  This cohort brings…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Vaccine Updates All U.S. adults are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  For more information on the vaccine, please contact your local health department or primary care provider. To find updated information on COVID-…

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Walmart’s Annual Open Call for Products Made, Grown or Assembled in the U.S.

The application process for Walmart's eighth annual open call for products made, grown or assembled in the United States is open now through April 30. They invite entrepreneurs dreaming of landing their products on Walmart…

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Is Your Organization Struggling with Lean Manufacturing or Lean Office?

By Mark Sebby, UT CIS Manufacturing Consultant The primary idea behind Lean is to not only reduce wastes in our processes, but to also maximize customer value. Through Lean practices implementation, we can create even greater…

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