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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


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The Johns Manville manufacturing facility is located in a rural location in Kansas. There is a shortage of skilled workforce in the community, as well a sizeable number of manufacturers competing for the same limited talent pool. Johns Manville was experiencing a challenge filling open positions it required to effectively manufacture their products

A Strategic Plan to Revive Fuller Industries

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Fuller Industries had executive turnover a few years ago, and a forward-thinking CEO was brought into assume the leadership role. However, the company was in financial distress, employee fraud existed, the company could not articulate a value proposition to their client base and prospects, and had a misaligned organizational structure. As the new

"The MAMTC/BPU energy efficiency partnership allowed us to implement a lighting project that was much needed but that we would not have been able to implement for several years. The team at MAMTC is very knowledgeable and easy to work with."

—Pat Eberly, Plant Manager

Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 11, 2021