University Consortium Enables Transformation and Survival for Wisconsin Businesses
...we dont find an effective way for OEMs to compete internationally where labor and operating costs are lower, says Veeramani. The UW CGEC alliance with wmep
will develop models for OEMs and suppliers.
Veeramani believes the CGEC could only have succeeded at the UW. The UW CGEC is sustainable because it...
Alliance Brings E-Business Technologies to Wisconsin Manufacturers
...d they help us. Others agreed.
Michael Klonsinski, executive director of wmep
explained. The reality of todays world is that suppliers need to provide mo...CUNA Mutual Group, Lands End, Harley Davidson and Rockwell Automation.While wmep
is more likely to help manufacturers whose employees number under 500 peopl...
Wisconsin Manufacturing - demise or survival?
The upcoming Lean Manufacturing University sponsored in part by the University of Wisconsin School of Business, MRO Today magazine and wmep
is a conference that will focus on world-class, real-time and real world best practices in lean manufacturing techniques and technologies. The confere...
Manufacturers join Wisconsin partnership to boost U.S. suppliers
..." said Michael Klonsinski, executive director of WMEP.
The first phase of the project will provide resources for supplier improvement and a way for wmep
to share best practices with original equipment manufacturers. The companies will also work with manufacturing extension partnerships in other Midwest...
Manufacturing group says efforts led to big improvements
...ation's last fiscal year, it reported Tuesday.
is a state-supported, non-profit organization pro...ring, a De Pere-based business that consulted with wmep
three years ago to learn more about lean manufactu...ces your inventory," he added.
According to the wmep
report, benefits for the group's 459 clients durin...
Whither Wisconsin manufacturing in the new global economy?
...ported $14 billion worth of goods and employed 512,000 workers. However, manufacturing suffers from an undeserved image problem, said Mike Klonsinski, wmep
chief executive officer.
"I think we still suffer from an old Charlie Chaplin image," Klonsinski said, referring to "assembly-line, no-brains kind...
Manufacturing Matters starts with innovation
...ering of manufacturing executives.
In addition to the annual conference, wmep
provides technical and business assistance to smaller manufacturers, partic...etained.
However, it's the Manufacturing Matters Conference that enables wmep
to reach a large concentration of small manufacturers; an estimated 250 are...
WMEP wins top economic development award
... jobs created or retained.
One of the companies wmep
has worked with is Madison-based TomoTherapy , a ...er that was the winner of the WEDA Business Award. wmep
has helped TomoTherapy with the implementation of ...throughout its plant.
The state's investment in wmep
helps bring federal dollars to Wisconsin. Since 19...
Manufacturing partnership will move into biotech and biomedical spaces
...aid. As such, they are a manufacturer eligible for wmep
The organization provides technical e...s that are designed to lower costs.
Since 2001, wmep
claims to have helped 1,200 Wisconsin businesses a...dent of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and a wmep
board member, says he doesn't know of another stat...
Visions: Innovating like Madonna and Willie Nelson (and Steve Jobs)
...tters conference around the theme of standing out in a copycat world. Heading into the conference, to be held April 25 at the Midwest Airlines Center, wmep
Executive Director Michael Klonsinski said a number of metrics indicate the state's $44 billion manufacturing sector is in good shape.
He said most...