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South Dakota Manufacturing and Technology Solutions

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The South Dakota Manufacturing and Technology Solutions’ mission is “To provide solutions which will assist all of South Dakota manufacturers to prosper and grow”. We support industry and business in the workplace—whether that's in the office, on the factory floor, at a hospital, in a bank, or on the job site. With our manufacturing experts and network of industry resources, we provide the change that makes the significant difference between surviving and thriving. Our tailored solutions, university and community connections, and engineering know-how can help your company stay abreast of the latest technologies and best practices in engineering and business management. Ultimately, our aim is to help you increase productivity, efficiency, safety and quality. As a result, your profits rise and your business thrives. Our vision is “To be the first choice of South Dakota manufacturers, as a trusted partner, to advance their economic prosperity and become best in their markets”. Backed by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), South Dakota Manufacturing and Technology Solutions has access to a vast number of both public and private resources and certified trainers with experience in business and industry. 

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Success Stories

Pride Neon Lights Up Lean

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Recently, Pride Neon’s growth started to slow and the company began to face some communication and scheduling challenges. To resolve these issues, the management team decided to hire South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solutions, part of the MEP National Network™, to create stronger internal processes and minimize errors.

Maximizing Potential at Maximum Promotions

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Founder and owner Mark Nelsen was introduced to South Dakota Manufacturing and Technology Solutions (MTS), part of the MEP National Network™, in March of 2020, a time where he was “about ready to throw in the towel” on his business of 39 years. He didn’t know precisely what he needed but was aware he could use an outside perspective to establish a

Concrete Success with Lean Transformation

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Familiar with South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solution (MTS) through completing his lean certification and traveling to Kentucky to see robust lean practices in action, President Carl Carlson knew the importance of educating his employees on Lean manufacturing, so he decided to enroll his 25 employees in Lean 101 Training.While everyone
Created March 18, 2019, Updated July 12, 2021