Manufacturing Institute Report: Top Contributors to Employee Engagement & Retention

In response to growing concerns over talent attraction and retention across all industries – including manufacturing – the Manufacturing Institute partnered with the American Physiological Association to conduct a robust survey…

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Implementing A Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

Material handling and storage, equipment maintenance and cleaning, and other activities at industrial facilities are often exposed to the weather. Runoff from rainfall or snowmelt that comes in contact with these activities can…

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The Story of Tennessee Manufacturing – UT CIS Client Survey

Every quarter, approximately 60 UT CIS clients have the opportunity to tell us and our partners about the improvements, savings, and investments realized through their relationship with the Tennessee Manufacturing Extension…

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How Can the Tennessee Language Center (TLC) Help Your Business?

UT CIS is one of the six agencies of the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service (UT IPS). The Tennessee Language Center (TLC) is another such agency of UT IPS that can help your organization grow and stay safe.…

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Labor Availability in Tennessee

By George Aslinger, UT CIS Solutions Consultant I recently read an article titled, "Opinion: How COVID Inspired a New Generation of Entrepreneurs", and it got me thinking about Tennessee's workforce. The U.S. Bureau of Labor…

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Student Projects

By Bill Hicks, UT CIS Solutions Consultant Our Center works closely with the Tickle College of Engineering at the University of Tennessee Knoxville to bring solutions to our clients’ problems. One of the ways that we do so is by…

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