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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

Manufacturing USA 2022 Highlights Report Released

On Monday October 24, The White House convened a Manufacturing USA leadership summit which included directors from all sixteen Manufacturing USA Institutes.  During the summit, the Manufacturing USA 2022 Highlights Report was…

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PTAC Quarterly Report (July - Sept. 2022)

The University of Tennessee Procurement Technical Assistance Center (TN PTAC) during the 3rd quarter, July 1 – September 30, 2022, accomplished a significant amount of counseling, sponsored/participated in several major outreach…

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Made in Tennessee Video Spotlight: Allison Boats

UT CIS' Made in Tennessee initiative spotlights manufacturers from across the state to showcase their workforce, products and history. Most recently, UT CIS published a Video Spotlight for Allison Boats. Allison Boats began in…

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UT IPS Releases Newest Podcast Episode: Manufacturing Resiliency Initiative

  The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service (IPS) has released its eighth podcast in the In Touch with Tennessee series. UT IPS met with UT CIS Program Manager Beth Phillips for Episode 8 to highlight UT CIS'…

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No-Cost Environment & Energy Assistance for Food Manufacturers

UT Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) wants to help food manufacturers across the state identify environmental and energy savings opportunities at their facilities. Our team believes that by identifying these opportunities,…

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UT CIS OSHA Training Center Ranks #4 in Nation

The Southeastern OTI Education Center at The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) was ranked #4 in the nation according to an August 2 report distributed by the U.S. Department of Labor. The…

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