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Way to Go Keith!

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

 

The Foundation of Manufacturing Excellence has announced one of our own as a finalist for the 2017 Practitioner of the Year Award.  We couldn't be more proud of Keith and all the work he does for manufacturers across the state. He truly cares about the success of each and every manufacturer and always looks for new ways to innovate. We are lucky to have him! Congratulations, Keith! 


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4 Carrot Sticks to Help Attract Millennials to Manufacturing Jobs

Monday, April 24, 2017
We’ve been batting around manufacturing skill gap projections for years. But while the numbers can vary depending on who did the survey and how it was done, there is no doubt about it: there are not going to be enough people to fill the number of manufacturing jobs available by 2025. In fact, one re....
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Surprise: Robots Aren't Replacing Humans In Key Areas Of Manufacturing

Thursday, March 16, 2017
For workers, it’s intimidating to hear of industrial digitization plans that envision handing over anywhere from 60 to 80 percent of processes to robots and other programmable machines in the not too distant future. But while there are certainly highly repetitive jobs bots would perform more efficie....
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Winners in student video contest will be recongized Monday, Feb. 13

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
​Winners in the first “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” video contest for middle-schoolers in the Sioux Falls region will be recognized Feb. 13. Representatives of the news media are welcome to join students, parents, teachers and manufacturing leaders for the Student Video Contest Awards Cere....
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What's so cool about manufacturing? Students in the Sioux Falls area are finding out

Monday, February 27, 2017
Innovative products, good companies and satisfying jobs that pay well are making manufacturing cool again. South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solutions is spreading the word about all the employment opportunities in the reinvigorated field. One of the tools MTS is using is a new video contes....
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Five Technological Applications Impacting Manufacturing Innovation

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
A manufacturer can be innovative in various ways beyond the use of technology. Innovation can include the utilization of new business models, the development of new processes and services, and the enhancement of existing products too. Technology does support and drive innovation. Technological ad....
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What We Leave Behind - moves us forward

Thursday, October 27, 2016
When I start working with new clients, we often want to identify what is most important to their success and the success of their company. To help with this discussion, one of the exercises I will ask them to do is to track their activities for one day – from the time they get up until they go to be....
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What is the Best Way to Begin a Lean or Continuous Improvement Journey? - IndustryWeek

Thursday, May 19, 2016
What is the Best Way to Begin a Lean or Continuous Improvement Journey? Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership: Have a question about lean leadership? Let Larry Fast tackle it for you.- Industry Week
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10 Steps to Create a Continuous Improvement Culture

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
“When you are attempting a cultural change, it’s a bit like a cultural war…but it’s a good war,” said Steve Olsen, executive vice president at Camcraft. “Like any meaningful change, it takes work.”
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How to Hold Millennials Accountable in 7 Steps

Thursday, April 28, 2016
How to hold millennials accountable in seven steps. An article by Dan Rockwell.
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