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  • mfgCON 2016: What We Learned and Who We Recognized

    The theme of mfgCON 2016 could easily have been “Modern Manufacturing Challenges and How to Meet Them.” In between sessions and during networking coffee breaks over October 18 and 19, I heard folks talking with their peers about pressing issues like employee retention, digital disruptors, and creating culture shift—mfgCON creates a unique space in which we can not only learn about the challenges facing our sector, but really bounce ideas off of one another and hear what has worked, and what hasn’t.


  • mfgCON 2016

    About: mfgCON 2016, North Carolina’s premier conference for manufacturing innovation, kicks off in Raleigh on October 18, 2016, with two full days of presentations and breakout sessions designed for maximum […]


  • What Does Modern Manufacturing Look Like?

    Modern manufacturing isn’t what you think it is, and no company better illustrates that than textile manufacturer Spoonflower. IES spent some time in their facility during Manufacturing Week last week and got to hear about their R&D in this unique textile manufacturing operation.


  • Southeast Secret Sauce

    National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Advisory Board Member Phil Mintz, along with seven Center Directors in the Southeast region, were recently interviewed and highlighted in the September issue of Site Selection. In this issue, the magazine looked into the work being conducted by MEPs in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, the Carolinas and Tennessee to help manufacturers grow.


  • RFMD Innovates Six Sigma Program

    Semiconductors are a competitive field in today’s high-tech culture, but Greensboro-based manufacturer RF Micro Devices (RFMD), in its relentless quest for better product yields and process improvements, leverages Six Sigma to remain at the front of the pack.