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Is Your Manufacturing Business Ready To Embrace Technology?
Is Your Manufacturing Business Ready To Embrace Technology?
While manufacturers recognize Industry 4.0 will have a significant impact in the coming years, many are struggling to identify appropriate opportunities for implementation or access the required technologies.
Retaining Your Hard-Won Talent
Retaining Your Hard-Won Talent
For employees that have become comfortable working from home on a full-time or part-time basis, the return to the office may cause anxiety and disruption. Reboarding will be crucial to keep from losing your “hard-won” talent as they transition back to in-person work.
Industry Member Spotlight: Nordic Hot Tubs Inc.
Industry Member Spotlight: Nordic Hot Tubs Inc.
Interview with Nordic Hot Tubs Inc. President Pete Westfall.
Premium Associate Member Spotlight: Miller Canfiled
Premium Associate Member Spotlight: Miller Canfiled
Interview with Miller Canfield CEO Megan Norris.
MTMIC has Long History with Michigan Manufacturers
MTMIC has Long History with Michigan Manufacturers
In the unfortunate event of a worker getting injured on the job, that is where insurance providers like the MTMIC will step in to provide critical support to the worker and the employer.
Firstronic is Bringing Disruption to Electronics Manufacturing
Firstronic is Bringing Disruption to Electronics Manufacturing
Grand Rapids-based Firstronic thinks big — really big. So big, in fact, that the company ultimately hopes to change the entire ecosystem for electronics manufacturing services (EMS).
Five Key Steps to a Successful Transition
Five Key Steps to a Successful Transition
A successful transition increases revenue, cuts costs and boosts customer satisfaction. It also frees up critical resources. Get five tips which are key to pulling off a successful transition.
Planning for Family-Owned Business Succession
Planning for Family-Owned Business Succession
Family-owned manufacturing leaders share their advice for what to do — and what not to do — to ensure a transition free from internal strife.
Supply Chain in the Age of COVID — and Beyond
Supply Chain in the Age of COVID — and Beyond
The interdependencies of worldwide supply chains in every sector and industry have come under sharp scrutiny lately with logistics and supply chains being re-evaluated through the lens of real-time data and analytics and more.
Manufacturing Continues to Lead the Way in COVID-19 Safety
Manufacturing Continues to Lead the Way in COVID-19 Safety
COVID-19 case rates are increasing rapidly in Michigan, presenting ongoing personal and professional challenges for us all. As an industry that has led the way as one of the safest workplaces, manufacturing must continue to lead the way.
The Increasing Value of Disability Coverage
The Increasing Value of Disability Coverage
The COVID-19 crisis not only increased employees’ concerns about their health and finances — it also highlighted some distinct vulnerabilities such as employees feeling they didn’t have enough disability coverage to protect themselves or their families.
Emergency COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Extended, Permanent Rule Draft Released
Emergency COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Extended, Permanent Rule Draft Released
Governor Whitmer extended the Emergency COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules until October 2020 and MIOSHA released the first draft of permanent COVID-19 workplace safety rules.
Understanding Transactions, Even if Your Business Isn’t for Sale
Understanding Transactions, Even if Your Business Isn’t for Sale
Selling your small business may not have been your focus in 2020 and may not be your focus in 2021. With an economy in flux and public health at the forefront of every decision, you may be simply focused on keeping your businesses — and yourself — healthy.
Premium Associate Member Spotlight: The Luminous Group
Premium Associate Member Spotlight: The Luminous Group
Interview with The Luminous Group President Murray Sittsamer
Industry Member Spotlight: Lomar Machine & Tool Company
Industry Member Spotlight: Lomar Machine & Tool Company
Interview with Lomar Machine & Tool Company Founder and CEO James Geisman
Solving Industrial Waste Headaches for Manufacturers
Solving Industrial Waste Headaches for Manufacturers
MMA has helped ease environmental clean-up and industrial waste headaches for members thanks to their long-time partnership with Heritage-Crystal Clean (HCC), the second largest parts cleaning and industrial waste services provider in the U.S
MFG Game Changers: eMatrix Energy
MFG Game Changers: eMatrix Energy
eMatrix was born as an idea between four partners to solve what they saw as a major deficiency in the battery production industry – no custom battery packaging.
Let Your Voice Be Heard on COVID-19 Workforce Safety Rules
Let Your Voice Be Heard on COVID-19 Workforce Safety Rules
The MIOSHA Part 505 Coronavirus Disease Advisory Committee will meet twice weekly over the next two weeks and time is dedicated at the end of each meeting to hear from stakeholders directly impacted by workplace safety rules.
Innovation Protection Up in U.S. During COVID-19
Innovation Protection Up in U.S. During COVID-19
Intellectual Property is the intersection of engineering and law where patent attorneys identify, secure and advance the creative works of innovators. Typical tools include patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and know how.
Wanted: Cutting-edge Content and Dynamic Speakers
Wanted: Cutting-edge Content and Dynamic Speakers
Planning is underway for the 2021 MFG Operations Conference, which will bring together manufacturers with operational issue specialists to tackle operational roadblocks and leap forward on industry trends.
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