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What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? 2016 video contest

“What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” is a student video contest for middle school students.  The contest raises awareness among students, parents and educators with an accurate depiction of today’s manufacturing environments and career choices.  Manufacturing jobs have exciting career paths, excellent pay, engaging work environments and are in high demand! Students will determine what they want to […]

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What will I do differently in 2016?

Welcome to 2016!  The new year is usually the time to set resolutions for the year.  Here is a top 10 list of resolutions and how you can apply them to your business: 1- Lose Weight–  Consider inventory as your business waist line.  Is it bulging in the middle?  Implementing a LEAN strategy will reduce lead time, cost […]

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Jobs First- Workforce Survey Results

MANTEC conducted a survey with the objective to gather information from a representative cross-section of our clients.    The survey includes the response of 39 randomly selected clients from a diverse group of industries. Key Findings Manufacturers will fill jobs through recruitment plans and training existing workers. Entry level production workers are the most in demand.  […]

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The HUB

The day can begin mopping up a lake in the middle of the hallway after torrential rain came through under the door. Move file cabinets, answer phones, unclog a toilet, organize a board meeting, know where everyone is, and handle customer complaints. Sound familiar? This is the hub of your organization. And it can happen […]

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Why is Continuous Improvement Overlooked in HR?

MANTEC’s HR Specialist, Kent Keller, is featured in the August PNC Business Insights e-newsletter. Nationwide unemployment rates still hover at higher than normal levels from just five years ago, yet thousands of jobs in the manufacturing sectors remain unfilled. If your business is poised to grow, you must challenge yourself to overcome the commonly accepted […]

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