"... if you place inventory management, energy management and knowledge management at the heart of your strategy, it is possible to both decrease expenditure and improve efficiency..."
In industry, an increased need for budget cuts can put even the best manufacturing efficiency plans under pressure. European manufacturers are estimated to spend over €400 billion every year on maintenance. With this figure in mind, could it be possible to decrease…Continue
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Dr. Bill Hardgrave, dean of our parent college, the Harbert College of Business, spotlighted our center today in his monthly status report on accomplishments within the college. Following is his ATAC excerpt :
February 26, 2016 HCOB colleagues:
o Submitted 103 proposals resulting in $1.3 million in contracts. ...…
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The Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC), an outreach arm of Auburn University’s College of Business, has been re-funded as Auburn University’s EDA University Center. The designation carries a $129,000 operating grant, which ATAC is required to match up to $100,000 through its outreach services.
EDA-funded University Centers conduct applied research, provide technical assistance to public and private-sector organizations, and conduct other activities with the goal of enhancing…Continue
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David Mixson of the Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC) is the guest speaker for the Business Retention and Expansion Committee meeting Aug. 14 in Mobile.
Mixson, one of the trained "Innovation Engineering" facilitators with the Alabama Technology Network (ATN), of which ATAC is a member center, will…Continue
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BY JOHN MULLEN
email@example.com | Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 12:00 am
GULF SHORES, Ala. – David Peleschak had seen this before. Or at least he thought he had.
The city had signed up for a nine-class program called the…Continue
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Architectural firms that work in the design and construction of hospitals, clinics and other healthcare structures are finding that training in Lean Continuous Improvement is becoming not only helpful, but in many ways, it is becoming a necessity to remain competitive in the profession.
Kimberly Newton-McMurray, a healthcare practice architect with one of Atlanta’s architectural firms, talks about her experiences as a participant in ATAC’s Lean for Healthcare training.…Continue
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In February and again in June 2011, ATAC is offering a new course among its open enrollment training opportunities called Leadership Lean Certificate Series.…Continue
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For the second time in almost as many years, an ATAC project has garnered national recognition for being innovative.
ATAC Management Scientist David Mixson is at this very momemt accepting the Innovator Award from the Southern Growth Policies Board for the Design Seed project.
Design Seed is a collaboration among ATAC, AU Outreach and the College of Architecture, Design and Construction's Industrial Design program. It is intended to serve as a model to generate new business in…Continue
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You have invested in Lean training for your employees. You have undertaken serious efforts to implement continuous improvement within your organization. Training Within Industry (TWI) is the next link in creating and sustaining a Lean Enterprise. This four-component program is the ideal process for training people within your industry who are
responsible for training others in job skills, monitoring and…
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