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Rich Rovito - Content Specialist, WMEP

Wisconsin manufacturers resilient through pandemic challenges

Wisconsin manufacturers have been faced with extraordinary challenges over the past 18 months stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Through it all, a large portion of...

Sussex IM considerably improves operations through TWI

Sussex IM has experienced steady growth propelled by manufacturing products for some of the country’s most recognizable brands. With its workforce expanding to more than...

Omni Capital improves speed, efficiency and accuracy through ISO certification

A simple question on a lengthy annual form from one of its largest customers served as a catalyst for Omni Capital Corporation to seek...

Maximize growth by reducing waste and costs

A dramatic boom in sales caused growing pains for Triton Trailers, which saw its manufacturing efficiency plummet as demand for its aluminum and steel...

Cool Choices gamification offers competitive advantage for Wisconsin companies

Gamification is taking on an increasing role within all types of businesses as a way of engaging, teaching and even retaining employees. Cool Choices is...

Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council joins forces with the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension...

Sustainability education, networking, mentoring opportunities and an annual conference are a few of the offerings of the WSBC.

J&R Machine boosts recruiting efforts by investing in local high schools

J&R Machine typically hires two or three new high school graduates each year.

Valley Popcorn takes it to the next level

Valley Popcorn turned to the Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership for guidance on its journey to safe quality food (SQF) certification.

Gondola Train creates international export strategy

With ExportTech from WMEP, small and midsize companies can enter into new markets with a customized plan.

Continuous improvement at International Thermal Systems

International Thermal Systems has experienced an array of benefits from its lean transformation.

Rethink robotics

Employees working side-by-side with nimble collaborative robots is becoming more common on factory floors at manufacturers of all sizes, especially as a means of...

TPI Gaining Momentum

A concerted effort to boost manufacturing productivity in Wisconsin is gaining momentum. The Transformational Productivity Initiative (TPI) consists of a diagnostic assessment and strategy implementation...

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