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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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ISO Assistance Supports Continued Improvement

About Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, with six facilities throughout North America, Integrity is a global leader in the tool and mold industry, providing design, build, manufacture and repair and maintenance solutions for…

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UT CIS Seeking Candidates for Economic Development Program Manager

The UT Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) is excited to begin the search for our next Economic Development Program Manager. The Economic Development Program Manager provides leadership for UT CIS programs that deliver…

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Unity One East, Inc.: APEX Accelerator Provides Guidance in SBA Certification and Mentor-Protégé Agreement to Open Doors

Unity One East, Inc., a security services company located in Chattanooga, TN became an APEX Accelerator client in 2020. CEO Walter Lindsey came to the Tennessee APEX Accelerator (previously Tennessee PTAC) to learn more about how…

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UT CIS Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) Receives $400K in Cooperative Agreement with NIST to Strengthen Supply Chain for Tennessee Manufacturers

Authorized and funded by the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has awarded…

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Half the Sky: Family-owned Business Lands Government Contract with Aid from the APEX Accelerator

Half the Sky is a family-owned business which distributes mechanical, machine-driven parts for automobiles, marine craft, aircraft and aeronautical crafts. The company became a Tennessee APEX Accelerator (previously PTAC) client…

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Introducing EHS Coffee Conversations

UT CIS is excited to introduce a series of open Zooms that allow you to speak with our Energy Efficiency & Environmental Management Consultant, Lynn Reed as well as our OSHA Consultant, Bryan Lane (respectively).  These…

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