As a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in industrial engineering, Rick Battye is an employee of the Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC). He works with the Lean Continuous Improvement and Training Within Industry (TWI) team assisting clients in different areas of manufacturing.
He has worked in China, Japan and Mexico, where he gained international experience. He had the help of visual management systems to solve daily tasks. With Battye’s friendly personality,… Continue
Added by John Roberson on December 8, 2009 at 5:04pm —
Well, 2009 is about over, and what a year it has been. The economic crisis has led to record unemployment rates, and many businesses in the Auburn/Opelika area have probably felt the pinch. Amid the layoffs, however, comes an interesting piece of news. According to a report titled "People and Profitability," commissioned by The Manufacturing Institute, Deloitte, and Oracle, nearly one-third of companies indicate that they still have unfilled positions. And why might this be? According to the… Continue
Added by Brian Flynn on December 4, 2009 at 2:11pm —