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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

CMMC Compliance including DFARS 252.204-7012/70 19/7021: What you Really Need to Know

April 25th, 10:00 - 12:30 EST April 26th, 10:00 - 12:30 EST April 27th, 10:00 - 12:30 EST  Join UT CIS and CMMC AB Certified Third Party Assessment Organization (C3PAO), Boston Government Services (BGS) for a virtual workshop…

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TMEP Team Presents at Assembly Show South

Key members of the Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) team, part of the UT CIS organization, helped get the 1st ever Assembly Show South kicked off in Nashville, TN on April 4th. The team of Industry…

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Manufacturing Leadership: UT CIS Research Initiative

Tennessee Manufacturers we need your help! UT CIS is kicking off a research project to better understand how manufacturing leaders across the state operate their internal workforce development systems. Specifically, the results…

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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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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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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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