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Kansas Manufacturing Solutions

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Kansas Manufacturing Solutions is a not-for-profit corporation that is focused on growing Kansas manufacturing by delivering solutions to small and medium sized manufacturers with value driven results.  As the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) Center for Kansas, Kansas Manufacturing Solutions is helping Kansas manufacturers compete in the rapidly changing global marketplace, supporting growth for the manufacturer, their community and Kansas.

Known as a trusted advisor to the manufacturers of Kansas, Kansas Manufacturing Solutions provides a suite of solutions that create growth for manufacturers through increased profits, increased sales and the creation and retention of jobs.  These solutions include: Continuous Improvement, Workforce Development, Quality and Compliance, Sustainability, and Business Optimization.  

Kansas Manufacturing Solutions maintains strategic relationships with federal and state organizations and manufacturing support organizations and offers connections to vetted business partners who provide Kansas manufacturers solutions that complement Kansas Manufacturing Solutions’ core competencies.  This allows Kansas Manufacturing Solutions to be the go-to resource for manufacturers in Kansas so they can focus on building their products. 

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Success Stories

Executive Coaching Helps an Already Successful Leadership Team

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The Full Vision executive leadership team are each individually strong performers and Full Vision has experienced good productivity from their talents. However, President and CEO Doug Scheible recognized there were opportunities for his executive leadership team to improve as a cohesive unit, which ultimately would strengthen the performance and

Investments in Employees Improves Them and Improves Retention

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Recently brought under the Hershey brand, Dot’s Pretzels is experiencing an enormous amount of growth. Like many other manufacturers in Kansas and throughout the United States, Dot’s Pretzels is constantly looking for employees to become a part of their team in the Lenexa, KS. Those employees, especially those qualified for supervisory roles, are
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 14, 2023