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Manufacturing Innovation: Getting Ahead in a Competitive Economy

on December 21, 2015 | posted by

within Technology Acceleration

Written by: Mary R. Miller,

This article originally appeared on the Manufacturing Innovation Blog 

For those of us who grew up in the auto industry, you are probably all too familiar with this Henry Ford quote: “Thinking is the hardest work there […]

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FASTLANE: What Would You Say You Do Here?

on October 31, 2015 | posted by

within General

Written by: Mary R. Miller

If you have ever seen the movie Office Space you probably remember the line “What would you say you do here?”

At FASTLANE we get this question a lot and it comes in many shapes and […]

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10 Ways to Better Communicate with Engineers

on September 30, 2015 | posted by

within Workforce Development

Written by: Robert Gillen, PE

If you’re reading this you are likely an engineer or work with one. And you’ve had the experience of dealing with an engineer who just can’t seem to get what you are trying to communicate.  While communication […]

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Supply Chain: 4 Things You Can Do to Be More Competitive

on August 27, 2015 | posted by

within Supply Chain Development

Written by: Jessica Orr with content from MEP Supply Chain Optimization 

No matter where you fit in the supply chain there are four things you can do to improve your supply chain competitiveness:

1) Define a Supply Chain Strategy

Establishing a consistent strategy is […]

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The Truth about Filling Your Manufacturing Workforce Pipeline

on July 29, 2015 | posted by

within Workforce Development

Written by: Josh Kemplin 

Workforce is something that you’ve probably thought a great deal about lately. Specifically there is one fact that many of us worry may be one of the largest problems facing domestic manufacturers today.

That is this: there are […]

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