Life is too busy!

By Kevin Cooper, UT CIS Solutions Consultant

Webinar: How Smaller Manufacturers Can Develop Risk Management Strategies for their Supply Chains

Webinar: How Smaller Manufacturers Can Develop Risk Management Strategies for their Supply Chains

Date: October 20, 2021

Time: 2 PM ET

Location: Virtual

The Story of Tennessee Manufacturing – UT CIS Client Survey

Every quarter, approximately 60 UT CIS clients have the opportunity to tell us and our partners about the improvements, savings, and investments realized through their relationship with the Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP), housed within UT CIS.

Student Projects

By Bill Hicks, UT CIS Solutions Consultant

Our Center works closely with the Tickle College of Engineering at the University of Tennessee Knoxville to bring solutions to our clients’ problems. One of the ways that we do so is by helping to identify projects that senior undergraduate engineering students can solve as their Senior Design or Capstone Project. Senior Design projects:

The Power of Lean Six Sigma

By Greg Ford, UT CIS Manufacturing Consultant Resource

Background

New Manufacturing Certification for Entry-Level Jobs

Originally published at https://www.toolingu.com/Resources/Blog/April-2021/manufacturing-certifications-for-entry-level-jobs

The new Certified Manufacturing Associate (CMfgA) from SME — a nationally recognized certifying body in manufacturing — quickly prepares individuals for high-demand, entry-level manufacturing jobs.

UT Knoxville Trainings

 

From our partners at the Tickle College of Engineering at UT Knoxville

Industrial Engineering 493 LEADERSHIP IN ENGINEERING: PROJECT PLANNING AND ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT SUMMER 2021 3 CREDITS JUNE 29 - JULY 30

TIME: MTWHF  |  10:00 11:40  |  CRN: 84560 SYNCHRONOUS AND A SYNCHRONOUS OPTIONS

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 shelves and online to apply for the opportunity to meet with Walmart merchants on June 30, 2021, via virtual pitch meetings.

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 value for our customers using our current state resources. A true lean organization understands this and focuses on its key process to maximize customer value… doing what our customers want and nothing else.

Upcoming Knoxville Training: Lean Leader Series

This series of classes teaches not only the tools of lean, but also offers proven leadership techniques for implementing lean in you organization, managing culture change, and developing continuous improvement engagement throughout your workforce. Following are some highlights about the workshops:

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