UT CIS Provides Training for Leadership Bedford

For the second year, UTCIS  conducted a class for two Leadership Bedford programs, targeting adult and youth leaders throughout the county.  The program’s mission is to develop local leaders by equipping them with leadership…

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UT CIS OSHA Training Center Ranks #4 in Nation

The Southeastern OTI Education Center at The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) was ranked #4 in the nation according to an August 2 report distributed by the U.S. Department of Labor. The…

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UT CIS Awarded EDA University Center Designation

UT CIS has been re-designated by the U.S. Economic Development Administration as an EDA University Center.  The five-year award provides funding to colleges and universities to administer programs to leverage their assets,…

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PTAC to Celebrate National PTAC Day on Sept. 21, 2022

Make plans to celebrate National Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Day with your Tennessee PTAC on September 21, 2022!  Tennessee's PTAC, housed in the UT Center for Industrial Services, works with hundreds of small…

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Department of Commerce Launches Jobs Quality Toolkit

The new Baldrige Job Quality Toolkit is an easy-to-use tool aimed at small and medium-sized organizations. The toolkit includes a menu of vetted strategies and actions for leaders and their workforces to collaboratively choose…

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How Smaller Manufacturers Can Develop Risk Management Strategies for Their Supply Chains

The COVID-19 pandemic brought to light a stark reality about current supply chains. As Nissan Motor Co.’s Chief Operating Officer Ashwani Gupta points out, “The just-in-time model is designed for supply-chain efficiencies and…

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