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Manufacturing Matters conference brings manufacturing’s future into focus

WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes spoke about the strength of the state's manufacturing sector at the 2020 Manufacturing Matters conference. Wisconsin manufacturers gathered in Milwaukee on Feb. 27 to hear from speakers and participate in workshops to help their companies make the most of current innovations in manufacturing. The 2020 theme for

2020-03-05T09:38:29-06:00March 2, 2020|Advanced Manufacturing News, Blog Post|

Deloitte report celebrates the 2019 Wisconsin 75

With the Wisconsin 75, Deloitte recognizes the largest privately held companies within the state, and confers awards in five categories. The 2019 Wisconsin 75 included the following Distinguished Performer award winners: Community Award: Baird Diversity Award: SECURA Insurance Innovation Award: Church Mutual Insurance Co. Succession Award: Sargento Foods Sustainability Award: Promega

2020-02-12T14:57:37-06:00February 11, 2020|Advanced Manufacturing News, Blog Post|

Automation fuels productivity and employee engagement at Basin Precision Machining

Erik Anderson has a bone to pick with Merriam-Webster, insofar as dictionary definitions contribute to a common misinterpretation that “automation” involves replacing humans with machines. The subtitle of his breakout session at the 2019 Wisconsin Manufacturing and Technology show in West Allis pointedly dispelled the fear-inducing suggestion that we’re all disposable: “The Robots Are Not Coming for Our Jobs.” Read More
2019-10-10T21:38:34-05:00October 10, 2019|Advanced Manufacturing News|

Wisconsin manufacturing: rich history and continued innovation attracts companies from around the globe

Wisconsin is home to some of the world’s most recognized and forward-thinking brands, including Kohler, SC Johnson, Harley-Davidson, and Briggs & Stratton. Each a leader in their respective industries, these companies collectively have a track record of more than 500 years of innovation. They are among the manufacturers that have helped solidify Wisconsin’s reputation as a state with a legacy of leadership in the industry. Read More
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