MTC Accepting Applications for IDEA Fund Co-Investment Programs

Lyndsey ParkerBlog, Business Development, Business Growth, Grants, Funding, Support

MTC is now accepting applications for their IDEA Fund Co-Investment Programs. For the next 8 years, the majority of MTC’s IDEA Fund investments will be funded through the $95M in federal funding from State Small Business Credit Initiative Program (SSBCI) that was allocated to Missouri. Missouri receives $95 million through State Small Business Credit Initiative to support small business growth … Read More

What You Need to Know to Implement Your ERP Plan – Session 3

Lyndsey ParkerBlog, Business Development, MRP/ERP System Selection & Implementation, Tom Gordon, Webinars

This session covers what you need to know to successfully implement your ERP system including dangers to watch out for, getting your people involved and bought in, criteria for success, training and more. It’s a business system NOT an IT project. Systems Requirement Document. Project charger and steering committee of users. Budget and expected ROI. Project plan and achievable milestones. … Read More

How to Plan for Your ERP Dream – Session 2

Lyndsey ParkerBlog, Business Development, MRP/ERP System Selection & Implementation, Tom Gordon, Webinars

Instructor Tom Gordon guides you the fundamentals on how to successfully implement ERP at your organization without sinking the ship. Tom will share his first-hand experience on successful ERP selection and deployment. “We’ve domesticated it but will never tame it”. A real-life case study. All ERP systems work but how well will the fit into in your environment? Understanding your … Read More

Why Pursue the ERP Dream – Session 1

Lyndsey ParkerBlog, Business Development, MRP/ERP System Selection & Implementation, Tom Gordon, White Papers

Never the shrinking violet, instructor Tom Gordon bluntly asks, “Why would you want to spend all this money on something that can cause disruption and lower morale?” Tom will cover the first phases of your ERP dream with a thorough review of the benefits of implementing ERP and how it can be transformative for your business. Review of manufacturing control … Read More

Feasibility Study & HACCP Plan Helps Apple Orchard Branch Out and Grow

Lyndsey ParkerArticles, Client Successes, Feasibility Studies

ABOUT GARDENER’S ORCHARD & BAKERY.  The Gradinariu family immigrated to the United States from Romania in 1990, moved to Missouri in 2004, and purchased Gardener’s Orchard in 2013.  Since then, the family has added a host of new products and services while successfully growing the business.  Their successful business additions include:  a bake from scratch bakery, berry growing, selling locally … Read More

Energy – Waste Not, Want Not: Big Savings are Often Hiding

Lyndsey ParkerBlog, Bob Beckmann, E3 (Energy, Environment, Economics)- Waste Reduction, Energy Audits/Assessments- Cost Savings

By Bob Beckmann, Missouri Enterprise Project Manager and Certified Energy Manager It is a New Year and time for a New Year’s resolution.  The most frequent personal resolution is to lose weight.   A company does not measure improvement by the size of its waist but rather by the size of its waste – so maybe a corporate resolution may be in … Read More