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Revolutionizing American Manufacturing

A major focus of the current administration is revitalizing American manufacturing, and new technologies are changing the way things are made. Manufacturing

5 Things We Learned in Germany

I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz around the German apprenticeship system – but does it really live up to the hype? That’s what a recent mission of 16 workforce

How to Improve Your New Hire Retention

There is an occurrence so commonplace among manufacturers that there’s a name for it: “runners.” Runners are the new hires for entry-level jobs, often in their

Yes! Employee Retention Is Possible!

Is your organization, like so many others today, struggling to recruit and retain a well-qualified and high-performing workforce? Are your workers excited to be

Capturing New Markets

Galaxy Precision, Inc. is a family-owned precision machine shop with capabilities in CNC milling, CNC turning, and Swiss machining located in Albany, Minnesota

New Website Immediately Increases Leads

For more than 50 years, Quality Patterns, Inc., a family-owned and operated company in New York City, has serviced clothing designers with its marking, grading

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Manufacturing Innovation, the blog of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), is a resource for manufacturers, industry experts and the public on key U.S. manufacturing topics. There are articles for those looking to dive into new strategies emerging in manufacturing as well as useful information on tools and opportunities for manufacturers.

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