Lean Manufacturing & Supply Chain Training Helps PRIER Thrive with Sustained Growth.

Jen JaroszArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing Basics, Missouri Enterprise, Supply Chain

ABOUT PRIER. Located in Grandview, Missouri, PRIER manufactures residential outdoor faucets, commercial and ground hydrants, plumbing brass, drainage products and specialty valves. Since its beginnings in 1881, PRIER has earned a reputation for providing top-tier products with outstanding customer service and industry-leading turnaround times. The company has continued to grow its operations in the Kansas City area with three facilities … Read More

Six Sigma: Green Belt Training

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When:  Thursdays, August 26 – October 28, 2021 (10-week program)Time:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.Cost:  $3,400Register Online at:  https://missouri.ecenterdirect.com/events/22733 Six Sigma Six Sigma focuses on process improvement and efficiency designed to deliver customer quality and satisfaction. When properly deployed, Six Sigma can lead to significant reduction or elimination of defects and out-of-control processes which translates into immediate and dramatic increases in profitability. … Read More

Six Sigma: Green Belt Training

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Due to unforeseen circumstances this training will be postponed until fall 2021.  Anyone interested, can call Eric Enloe at 417-429-6017 or email at eenloe@missourienterprise.org Date: Fall 2021 Six Sigma Six Sigma focuses on process improvement and efficiency designed to deliver customer quality and satisfaction. When properly deployed, Six Sigma can lead to significant reduction or elimination of defects and out-of-control processes … Read More

Financial Resources Available for PPE Manufacturers in Missouri

Jen JaroszBlog, Continuous Improvement, Missouri Enterprise, Supplier Development, Workforce

Thanks to the CARES Act funding, the State of Missouri is making $20 million in available to reimburse Missouri companies producing PPE, an ongoing need in the fight against #COVID19. Eligible businesses and nonprofits can receive up to $500,000. PPE Retooling Program The purpose of the Show-Me Strong Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Retooling Program under section 601(a) of the Social Security … Read More

Missouri Enterprise Launches New Workplace Safety Products & Services Directory

Jen JaroszBlog, Continuous Improvement, Missouri Enterprise, Supplier Development, Workforce

The state’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center, Missouri Enterprise, announced the creation of the Covid-19 Reopening Products & Services Directory to help employers protect their employees on the job while also supporting the manufacturing community in our state. Many Missouri manufacturers stepped up to help fill the PPE supply chain gap to support our medical community in the wake of … Read More

Covid-19: Reopening Missouri

Jen JaroszBlog, Continuous Improvement, Missouri Enterprise, Supplier Development, Workforce

Missouri’s initial recovery phase began May 4, 2020, and during this phase we can gradually start to reopen economic and social activity. This will be a deliberate process, and is flexible to adapt to the situation. Some communities may be able to reopen at a faster rate, while others may need to continue restrictions to keep the virus from spreading. … Read More

Missouri Enterprise’s FREE Webinar Series

Jen JaroszBlog, Continuous Improvement, Missouri Enterprise, Supplier Development, Workforce

To help manufacturers and businesses alike navigate the current health crisis or learn about lean, workforce development strategies, marketing tactics, and more from the comforts of their facilities, here are several webinars to keep you focused, positive, informed, engaged, and productive.   As experts in the field, we’ve seen and experienced every challenge and developed proven solutions. With a combined 300 years … Read More

Holtec Gas Systems, LLC

Jen JaroszArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.holtecllc.com ISO – Positioning a Company Towards Global Competitiveness We know obtaining ISO registration is no easy feat. In fact, it often requires the involvement of multiple people within the company over multiple months. We want to take a moment to recognize the hard work put forth by a St. Louis company who took its ISO journey and turned it … Read More

Meramec Instrument Transformer

Jen JaroszArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.meramecusa.com Transforming into Hot Commodity Meramec Instrument Transformer produces the highest quality instrument current transformers for the high-and-medium-voltage circuit breaker, power transformer, and power generation markets. The company has gained recognition in the electrical and manufacturing industry, in addition to earning state and national recognition for its work and upstanding business practices. Meramec Instrument Success Story Founded in 1969 in … Read More

LSC Communications

Jen JaroszArticles, Client Successes, Continuous Improvement

www.lsccom.com Using Lean to Gain a Competitive Edge LSC Communications is a global supplier of innovative technologies to enhance digital and print communications. LSC Communications itself is a $3 billion-dollar company focused on providing printing, fulfillment and supply chain solutions for publishers, merchandisers and retailers. Their Union Missouri location is a leading manufacturer of index cards manila file folders, hanging file folders … Read More