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.
 

OVER THE PAST 12 months, 300 of our clients reported our work resulted in...

 
Operational Excellence

$78.2M


Created Sales
Innovation

$238.3M


Retained Sales
Growth

$46.1M


Cost Savings
Accelerated Technology

4,255


Client Jobs Created/Retained
Leadership

$158.4M


Investments Made
 
 



Our track record reflects that every

$1

 

a company spends with The Center returns

$21

 

back in financial improvements.

 

02
Dec
A Leafy Roadblock

BY: CHARLIE WESTRA

Recently, I tasked my two kids to help with the daunting task of raking what they thought was an endless pile of leaves – a chore they hadn’t helped with much previously due to their ability to help combined with my inability to not push them like I was pushed as a kid. Whispers from my father echoed in my head… “it’s work time, not play time” or “the sooner you start, the sooner we get outta here” or my favorite, “no time for a break, grab a rake.” Despite my father’s best intensions, he always had trouble getting us involved. I just hoped my kids were different.

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28
Oct
Continuous Improvement Group Membership

9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Leaders in Continuous Improvement is an annual membership group whose mission is to develop a culture of continuous improvement and respect for people within your organization.

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08
Dec
Practical Approach to Project Management (CEU Credits: 1.4)

8:00 AM- 5:00 PM Plymouth

Two day training will focus on how a project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives. (CEU Credits: 1.4)

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As a NIST MEP–approved Center, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is the official representative of the MEP National Network 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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