PTAC Quarterly Overview (August 2021)

Contract awards received by active clients that were awarded by Federal agencies: 479 Dollar amount of these awards: $138,381,170     The University of Tennessee Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Tennessee PTAC) had…

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PTAC Client Highlight: Skilled Workforce

This article is a follow up to the 2019 UT CIS article. In 2019, UT CIS interviewed Abe Mbow, co-founder of Skilled Workforce and a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) client in Nashville. Skilled Workforce is a labor…

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West Tennessee: What Topics Would You Like Training On?

In order to better serve the needs of our regional industries, UT CIS would like your feedback regarding the subjects your company would be interested in learning more about.  Your feedback will be used to prioritize regional…

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Do Business with Tennessee State Parks

In order to promote and encourage contractors and vendors from across the state to register to do business with any state agency, Tennessee State Parks will be conducting business fairs to facilitate the registration of…

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No-Cost ISO 14001 Program Implementation

UT CIS is seeking companies interested in implementing an ISO 14001 program at their facility. We have limited funds to develop and implement an ISO 14001 program at Tennessee facilities at no cost to the organization. This…

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Deloitte: Manufacturing’s Future Depends on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

According to the experts at Deloitte, manufacturer adoption of a purposeful Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (or “DEI”) initiative is quickly becoming a differentiator not only in the heightening competition for labor – but in the…

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