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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

A Note from Our Executive Director, Dr. Paul H. Jennings

January 22, 2018 - Happy 2018! UTCIS had a record breaking 2017. We assisted 650 companies, trained 5,000 people and facilitated $1.6 billion in customer reported economic impact (capital investment, increased sales, and reduced…

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An Inspired Workforce – The Bigger Picture - Part Four

January 30, 2018 - Having uninspired workers in our manufacturing facilities is bad for everyone. As mentioned before, it can be particularly harmful for small manufacturers. We are all becoming more connected, either directly or…

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If You Don’t Build It, They Won’t Come

September, 2017 - Ten years after Gary Pasano wrote about the importance of manufacturing in U.S. innovation, manufacturing still isn’t addressed in early stage tech transfer conversations. Here’s how technology transfer goes…

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Tennesseans Benefit From UT CIS

Knoxville, TN (September, 2017) - Every organization has that person or that team that works behind the scenes, making things happen, diligently focused on helping the team succeed with little or no fanfare. At one point in my…

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The Human Side of Manufacturing

Nashville, TN (August, 2017) - I occasionally start reading a book that I can’t put down until I finish. Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local--And Helped Save An American Town, written by Beth…

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A Better Workplace, A Better World

Nashville, TN (July, 2017) - In a recent article about The World's Broken Workplace, Gallup’s World Poll reports that many people across the globe hate their job and especially their boss. This has a significant impact on…

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