Celebrating Three 2023 Retirees’ Legacies at UT Center for Industrial Service

This year, we bid farewell to three exceptional employees at the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) who have played a pivotal role in the organization's mission. Keith Ridley, Walter Idol and Beth…

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Free Energy Management and Smart Manufacturing Workshop

In partnership with UT Knoxville, the Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) is excited to announce the East Tennessee Initiative for Smart Energy Management (ETISE).  This initiative has been made possible by a…

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East TN AJC Welcomes 70+ Job Seekers to November Job/Resource Fair

The East Tennessee American Job Center (AJC) proudly welcomed over 70 job seekers at a Knox County Job Fair and Resource Fair on November 9th. This event was held at the Knoxville American Job Center office(2700 Middlebrook Pike…

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UT Center for Industrial Services Certifies 100th Economic Developer

The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) recently graduated the 18th class of its Tennessee Certified Economic Developer (TCED) Program.  This cohort brings the total number of Tennessee certified…

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UT CIS is excited to welcome our new Economic Development Specialist, Lori Barton.

UT CIS is excited to welcome our new Economic Development Specialist, Lori Barton.Lori has over nine years of public service experience, as she previously served as the Business Manager for UT Institute of Public Service. Lori…

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Health and Safety Assistance Helps Company Onboard New Processes

AboutMemphis Contract Packaging is an industry leader in full-service manufacturing of personal care products, such as hair and skin care, cosmetics, OTC pharmaceuticals and assembly. MCP is registered with the Food and Drug…

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