UT CIS Turns 60

UT Center for Industrial Services is celebrating 60 years of service!

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The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services provides consulting solutions to help companies improve and grow. The UT CIS philosophy is to assess the company needs and provide only services that are value added. We utilize the most experienced consultants and most recent technologies. Resources with industry experience and University professors are available through the coordination of CIS Solutions Consultants as needed.

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Recent Posts

UT CIS Welcomes New Solutions Consultant

Harold Booker joins the UT Center for Industrial Services team as a Solutions Consultant for Region 7. Based in Knoxville, Booker will work alongside Bill Hicks to serve the region's 8 counties. He has more than 20 years of…

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TMEP Communicates Impact in D.C.

The Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) leadership team participated in Hill Day 2023, an event facilitated by the American Small Manufacturers Coalition. During Hill Day, MEP Centers from across the U.S. attend…

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UT President Joins UT CIS at Rockford Manufacturer Visit

UT System President Randy Boyd recently visited Nisus Corporation, a manufacturer located in Rockford, TN. Nisus is the world's largest manufacturer of Boran wood protection products and a great partner with the University of…

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Register Today: How to Make the Transition to Electric Vehicles

The Tennessee Automotive Manufacturers Association (TAMA) will be holding its annual conference on April 13 in Jackson, TN.  This year's attendees will hear from industry experts on how to make the transition to electric…

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Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Becomes Tennessee APEX Accelerator

A University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) program that has helped over 900 Tennessee businesses win over $450 million in government contracts during the 2020 fiscal year is receiving a new name. The…

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Collaborative Robot Workshop

  Collaborative robots - or cobots - are making automation easier than ever, even for small and mid-sized manufacturers. Cobots are designed to share a workspace with humans and are cost-effective, safe, and flexible to deploy…

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