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​Applied Lean Leadership Conference 2016

Nashville, TN (March 2016 ) - The 2016 Applied Lean Leadership Conference was recently held in Tupelo, MS in January, with over 150 attendees. The Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership…

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Manufacturing Day date is set for 2016 - Oct 7th!

What is Manufacturing Day? Manufacturing Day℠ is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Although Manufacturing Day officially occurs on the first Friday in October—this year…

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Philip Trauernicht Memorial Scholarship for Rural Leaders

The Philip Trauernicht Annual Scholarship was created in memoriam of Philip Trauernicht. A native Tennessean, Philip spent three decades dedicating his career to economic and community development throughout Tennessee. His…

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UT CIS Celebrates Manufacturing Day Across Tennessee

Nashville, TN (October, 2015) - Manufacturing Day, celebrated each year, is “a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufactures.” Events related to Manufacturing Day, including expos,…

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The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services Partners to Connect Companies to Growth and Innovation Assets​

Nashville, TN (September 14, 2015) - The Advanced Composites Employment Accelerator of East Tennessee (ACE) is part of the federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge to bring the public and private sectors together to…

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​OSHA Confined Space Update​

Nashville, TN (May 18, 2015) - You probably know that, for some time, OSHA has been talking about a standard for Construction confined spaces. Guess what. It’s here, and it takes effect August 3, 2015.  One question you might…

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Economic Development Practitioners Graduate from TCED Training Course

Nashville, TN (May 26, 2015) - Forty-seven economic development professionals from Tennessee and seven other states graduated from the ninth-annual Tennessee Basic Economic Development Course (TBEDC) on May 6 in Nashville. More…

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UT CIS Continues First-Quarter Momentum with Two New Hires

Nashville, TN (April 29, 2015) - The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) has positioned itself for growth and continued success with the hire of two Solutions Consultants to fill the East and Southeast…

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UT Center for Industrial Services Names New Solutions Consultant for East Tennessee

Nashville, TN (April 14, 2015) - The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (CIS) has named Michael Taylor as its Solutions Consultant for the East Tennessee region. Before joining CIS earlier this year, Taylor…

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Tennessee Chamber and Tennessee Manufacturers Association Team Up With Tennessee ECD and DRIVE! for Automotive Industry Strategy Meetings​

Nashville, TN (March 18, 2015) - The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Tennessee Manufacturers Association are teaming up with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and DRIVE! in…

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