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Manufacturers To Come Together For Networking & Fun

We are so excited to be offering our Annual Members Only Manufacturing Makes It Real event on June 4th in Raleigh.   This is always a great time for Network Members to have the opportunity to network in a smaller setting.

by Cheryl Smith | Read More

The Fundamentals of Leadership

I recently attended a classroom training on leadership.  The premise was how leadership “skills” are generated from several principles

by Charles Parrish | Read More

Challenges and Solutions for Manufacturing in North Carolina

The Institute for Emerging Issues followed up its 2013 Emerging Issues Forum, @Manufacturing Works, with a year of investigating the challenges and opportunities modern manufacturing has for North Carolina by co-hosting local manufacturing community forums in 15 counties.  IEI released its findings from these forums this week in a report titled "North Carolina's Manufacturing Future: Community-Level Challenges, Solutions and Action."

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It’s Time to Prepare for Severe Weather Safety

With the end of winter and the beginning of spring upon us, severe weather safety can be a concern. Read about resources that can help you and your company stay secure when the winds blow wild!

by Wendy Laing | Read More

Voluntary Protection Programs

Employers that have achieved a comprehensive safety and health management system can be recognized officially by OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program.

by Jonathan Borntrager | Read More