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Cover Story: Taking Your Business Into Open Water

Cover Story: Taking Your Business Into Open Water

November 19, 2012 No Comments

by B Klye An entrepreneurial, talented machinist who, perhaps, grew up working in his dad’s job shop, decides to break out on his own and start a new company. He certainly knows how to run a machine and make excellent parts. So he leases maybe 5,000 square feet in a nearby warehouse, finds a couple […]

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Cover Story: Dream !t Do !t Initiative

Cover Story: Dream !t Do !t Initiative

September 12, 2012 No Comments

Changing Perceptions. Increasing Workforce Quality. Minnesota manufacturers continually have expressed concern about their industry’s image. Despite offering over 3,300 clean, high-paying new jobs to the Minnesota market every year, parents and teachers are not encouraging young people to consider manufacturing careers. The Dream It. Do It. promotional campaign is the industry’s immediate response to manufacturers’ […]

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Cover Story: Be There – IMTS 2012

Cover Story: Be There – IMTS 2012

July 20, 2012 No Comments

In preparation for the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association (MPMA) sat down for an in-depth interview with Peter Eelman, vice president of exhibitions and communications with The Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT). PM: Welcome back! It’s always a pleasure to invite you to talk about IMTS. First things first: What will […]

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Cover Story: Sustainability The Triple Bottom Line

Cover Story: Sustainability The Triple Bottom Line

May 1, 2012 No Comments

by B Kyle As eager as some people are to embrace—even enforce—the concepts of sustainability at home and within industry, the reality is that there has to be a moral imperative and/or economic incentive to engage business leaders. The good news: there is. Domestically, industry is held to a standard of care that invites trusted […]

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Cover Story: Modern Manufacturing – How People Make Things

Cover Story: Modern Manufacturing – How People Make Things

March 19, 2012 No Comments

Before the days of Dora the Explorer and Thomas the Tank Engine, the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood television series was the “must-see” children’s television program of the day. Viewers of the popular television series can recall fondly that some of the most memorable segments of the Mister Rogers’ show were the factory tours, where colorful Crayola […]

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Cover Story: Industrialized World in Zero Gear

Cover Story: Industrialized World in Zero Gear

January 12, 2012 No Comments

by Chris Kuehl, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Al Franken and Mark Phillips PM: Most of us are grateful simply to have survived 2011. And we hope for an improved economy in 2012. Are we in recovery? Economists assure us that we are, even though the most stalwart optimist acknowledges its sluggishness and the puzzling obstinacy […]

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Cover Story: What’s Your International Game Plan

Cover Story: What’s Your International Game Plan

November 1, 2011 No Comments

by: Melissa DeBilzan Gone are the days when manufacturers were somewhat insulated from the rest of the world. Until recently, most bought from, sold to and depended on local markets. Not anymore. Customers are moving and suppliers are following. Manufacturers are breaking into new markets or at least tapping into them for cheaper parts. Now […]

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Cover Story: Medical Devices – Breaking In

Cover Story: Medical Devices – Breaking In

September 2, 2011 No Comments

by: B Kyle It’s time for the Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) Minneapolis conference and exposition and you have decided this is the year you will explore the opportunity within the medical device sector. Can you break in? Where do you get started? Guidance is not readily available and, given the highly sensitive nature of […]

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