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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 to Celebrate 2023 Economic Development Week

  Created in 2016 by International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the largest international professional trade association for economic developers, Economic Development Week aims to increase awareness for local programs…

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Lean Certificate Series May 15-18, 2023 in Knoxville

Join us in Knoxville on May 15 through 18 for the Lean Certificate Series! The Lean Certificate Series provides a detailed exploration of the core Lean tools and prepares students for leading a Lean initiative. Consider it if…

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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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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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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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