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Launching in June 2022. CONNEX™ Tennessee is a cloud-based platform allowing manufacturers to visualize supply chain risk, search for qualified suppliers, and discover new business opportunities.  Click "Discover More" below. 

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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

Supply Chain Excellence

By Kevin Cooper, CIS solutions consultant I have thoroughly enjoyed my 30-plus year of working with manufacturing supply chains. Some days have been more enjoyable than others, but even these challenging days have been a gift…

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CIS MEP Team to Attend Tennessee HR Conference

There are more mountains in Tennessee than those that lift up a huge part of the eastern third of our state. Tennessee’s human resource professionals face a mountain of challenges in today’s tight labor markets. It seems…

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Make the Most of Your Relationships

In order to remain competitive in today’s global economy and prepare for the upcoming challenges from the increasingly complex marketplace, Tennessee manufacturers must not only pay attention to the demands of today, but must…

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Getting Your Share of the Labor Pool

UT CIS Workforce Status Review Shows You How By Tim Waldo, CIS workforce development specialist There are five challenges that virtually all manufacturers must deal with when it comes to finding the right workers: the skills…

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CIS TO OFFER LEAN CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT COURSES

The UT Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) is offering a Lean Continuous Improvement series for businesses looking to streamline their operations without sacrificing productivity.   Lean is a systematic approach to…

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DON'T JUST ATTRACT WORKERS, KEEP THEM

It is one thing to attract great talent. It is another thing to keep it. Tennessee’s automotive manufacturers have experienced tremendous growth and success over the last few years. Along with this growth comes the challenge of…

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