Manufacturing Business Blog

Helpful articles from manufacturing experts to help your organization grow sales, reduce risks, and retain employees.

An innovative approach to getting automation right

Automation & Technology, Growth & Strategy

Dan Berken, President of Go Fast Manufacturing WMEP helps Go Fast Manufacturing meet growing demand How can a company with proven marketplace demand and ambitious plans for growth achieve its goals in a tight labor market? Go Fast, a Wisconsin-based…

Automation, exporting hold the keys to continued growth

Growth & Strategy, Uncategorized

Support is available for manufacturers seeking to make smart use of automation and engage in strategic export expansion. By Katy Sinnott, WEDC Vice President of Global Trade and Investment As technology continues to transform manufacturing, the industry seems to be…

Go Fast Manufacturing First Company Selected for WEDC Automation Implementation Grant

Automation & Technology

WMEP’s AutomationAdvisor™ assessment a critical step in the process Imagine this scenario. You run a thriving, well-respected equipment manufacturing company. Sales are up, you’ve grown your production space and added new employees. You have ambitious growth goals and some good…

Amy Tesch is newest member of WMEP’s business development team


By: Vicky Franchino Amy Tesch Last fall, WMEP added a new position to our team: Business Development Specialist. We created this role to help Wisconsin manufacturers more effectively access all WMEP has to offer, and it’s proven so valuable we’ve…

Revolutionizing American Manufacturing

Automation & Technology

February 2, 2023By: Katie Rapp Credit: iStock/vm A major focus of the current administration is revitalizing American manufacturing, and new technologies are changing the way things are made. Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Director Pravina Raghavan recently appeared on Government Matters TV, where she…

How to Perform a Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action

Certification & Standards, Operational Excellence

February 7, 2023  |  Quality It’s not uncommon for manufacturers to run into issues with quality or other types of non-conformances. What they do next determines how effectively they can overcome that challenge and enhance their profitably when making their…

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