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Enterprise Minnesota

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Enterprise Minnesota consults with small and medium size manufacturing companies to help them compete and grow profitably. We also serve as the “voice” for the industry, raising visibility and appreciation for the value manufacturers provide our communities and the state’s economy.

Our connection to the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) further positions us to offer clients leading-edge services to improve manufacturing operations and strengthen business.

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Success Stories

WIP Reduction Yields Big Gains

Reported Year
MDT saw a need and opportunity for significant reductions in total inventory and work in progress (WIP) moving through the operation. It was identified that even a one day reduction in WIP would yield major cost savings and output increases. MDT has an internal continuous improvement (CI) team, and had been making incremental improvements over the

High Level Challenges, High Level Solutions

Reported Year
Daryle Pomranke, president of Winnebago Manufacturing Co, has been an organizational leader since 1999. As he took full ownership of the company in 2012, Daryle recognized a need to be able to discuss high level business challenges with other executives, who might be able to provide insight and offer creative solutions. In 2020 as the pandemic took

The Differentiator

Reported Year
Medical device manufacturing is an important customer segment of Liberty Clark, Inc. The quality and production standards of companies in this industry are extremely high and there is a low threshold for inaccuracy. For Liberty Clark to remain competitive in this space and grow their business, they needed to gain ISO 9001:2015 certification, which
Created March 18, 2019, Updated July 12, 2021