Category: News

  1. South Dakota Small Business Network Branches explained
    How the SBDC Network Can Help South Dakota Manufacturers
    The South Dakota Small Business Development Center Network can assist you every step of the way. From writing a business plan to writing a succession plan, and everything in between, we can help you be successful in your business endeavors.
  2. Two people in manufacturing looking at piece of equipment
    How to Make Your First Robot Integration a Success
    Across the United States, small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) are contemplating integrating industrial robots into their facilities.
  3. Everything Old is New Again – A resurgence in Training Within Industry
    Just as Training Within Industry (TWI) was crucial to workforce needs in the 1940’s, TWI is seeing a resurgence in companies across the United States to overcome a different kind of workforce shortfall.
  4. Micki Vanderloo Headshot
    Are You Leaving Money on the Table?
    Grant writing can be intimidating for most people. We don’t get it. It sounds overwhelming, and really, who has time for it? But what if we are leaving valuable money on the table?
  5. Picture outlining 5 key requirements you should know before applying for the TAA for Firms program
    5 Key Requirements for Manufacturers Applying for TAA for Firms Program
    Do you have questions about federal grant funding? Are you familiar with the TAA for Firms program? Fear not! Amy Graziano can help! She is a project manager at the Rocky Mountain Trade Adjustment Assistance Center, which helps small to medium-sized manufacturing companies in South Dakota and surrounding states determine their eligibility for grants.
  6. WSCM winners holding up their certificates
    Progress Being Made in Making Students Aware of Opportunities in Manufacturing
    Industry advocates appear to be making headway in getting students to consider careers in manufacturing.