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Whether you want to improve productivity on the plant floor, comply with safety or environmental regulations, navigate the federal procurement process, introduce a new product, or improve your economic development potential, the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services has the expertise to help you succeed.
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.Meet Our Solutions Consultants
Mike Rother (lean guru and author) defines Toyota Kata as “a skill-building process to shift our mindset and habits from a natural tendency to jump to conclusions, to a tendency to think and act more scientifically”. This…Read More
The “Quality Core Tools” are considered a standard throughout the automotive industry but the tools are not just for automotive companies. The five tools that are used throughout a product’s lifecycle, from development to…Read More
Waymon Scroggs looks at his job as “more of a craft, than it is a vocation.” Scroggs is plant manager of White Oak Stave, LLC., a sawmill business in Medon, Tenn. that has operated since 1962. In 2004, it was bought by…Read More
Being a first level supervisor can be a difficult, demanding, and challenging job. A typical manufacturing supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day performance of a group of production employees. Often, the supervisor has…Read More
Michael Beane – UT CIS West TN Quality Management Systems Resource Concurrent experience in creation, administration, training, registration, auditing, and consulting of ISO 9001, AS 9100, and ISO 13485 systems since 1995 in…Read More