Personalized consulting services that enable Michigan manufacturers to work smarter, compete and prosper. We develop more effective business leaders, drive product and process innovation, promote company-wide operational excellence and foster creative strategies for business growth and greater profitability.
 

In the 12 months prior to the pandemic, 443 of our clients reported our work resulted in...

 
Operational Excellence

$83.2M


Created Sales
Innovation

$738.2M


Retained Sales
Growth

$54.9M


Cost Savings
Accelerated Technology

6,764


Client Jobs Created/Retained
Leadership

$173.7M


Investments Made
 
 



Our track record reflects that every

$1

 

a company spends with The Center returns

$21

 

back in financial improvements.

 

15
Jan
Hamburgers & Happiness: A Lesson in Motivation

BY: CHARLIE WESTRA

In both work and daily life, we often run into people who use intimidation to get what they want. Why? Because it works. Sometimes leaders choose to give in to subordinates’ loud or threatening behavior, as giving into the squeaky wheel seems easier than handling the actual problem. Over time, this sends a message to workers that such behavior is not only acceptable, but rewarded. How can leaders deal with this behavior in a way that is more controlled and fair?

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25
Jan
Total Productive Maintenance/Quick Changeover

8:00 AM- 5:00 PM Plymouth

This class is designed to show the importance of teamwork and integration between production and maintenance department, which then leads to higher productivity, better quality and increased profits.

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The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is the official representative of the MEP National NetworkTM and NIST MEP in Michigan. The MEP National Network™ is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing.  Read More...

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