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Robotic Technology Helps Offset Workforce Shortage

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Applied Engineering in Yankton, South Dakota was looking for a way to support their business growth in the tight labor market. They worked with South Dakota Manufacturing & Technology Solutions to integrate a collaborative robot into their assembly line to create an uninterrupted workflow and free u....
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Trail-Eze Triumphs with Lean Cert

Friday, December 6, 2019
By attending the Lean Certification Course and applying what he learned to his facility, Jeff was able to report: Reduced 2,400 square feet of floor space Increased productivity through optimizing material flow. Decreased the number of forklifts needed from 13 to 5 and decreased the number of h....
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Muth Electric: Lean Transformation

Monday, December 2, 2019
Because their customers are their primary focus and their employees are determined to have satisfied customers, Muth wanted to continue to refine their lean processes. The leadership team at Muth decided to reach out to the lean experts at MTS to help guide them along on their lean journey. MTS serv....
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The Difference in DeSCo

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Nestled in the quaint town of De Smet, South Dakota lies a high quality, service-oriented window manufacturer. DeSCo Architectural Inc. is locally owned with 30 employees producing beautiful, high-quality architectural windows used in schools, hospitals, offices, and churches throughout the nation. ....
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Horizontal Machining & Manufacturing Inc. Lean Transformation

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Horizontal Machining & Manufacturing Inc.South Dakotans have many things to be proud of in their state, especially when it comes to the manufacturers. One manufacturer and economic driver in particular is Horizontal Machining & Manufacturing Inc. (HMMI) in Huron, South Dakota. The family-owned manufacturer started out in 1997 with only f....
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Lean Office Review Results in Quick Savings for Applied Engineering

Thursday, January 3, 2019
Applied Engineering, Inc.[Applied Engineering] successfully implemented most of the changes within two months, saving thousands of dollars in the first 90 to 100 days. "The Lean Office review was a great way to review the overall process and improve production flow," said customer service manager Richard Stark. The improved....
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Mastel Success Story: Rock Solid Standards

Monday, December 3, 2018
Mastel Precision is a Rapid City-based manufacturer with top-notch employees specializing in diamond scalpels for corneal and cataract surgery. While they concentrate on manufacturing, repairing and evaluating diamond scalpels; they also provide services for repairing, cleaning and servicing other e....
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Masaba Success Story

Monday, November 5, 2018
Masaba LogoMasaba designs and builds rugged equipment for the world. “Built Masaba tough” is the standard of quality the manufacturer of bulk material handling solutions in Vermillion, South Dakota work by. The third generation, family-owned business designs, builds, and sells durable equipment strong enough....
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Horizontal Machining and Manufacturing Embraces Change

Friday, November 2, 2018
Horizontal Machining & Manufacturing Inc."MTS provided a fresh set of eyes into many issues." As part of the comprehensive plan, MTS initiated multiple Value Stream Mapping projects at the plant. The projects integrated plant layout and Quality at the Source (QAS) methodologies, creating a system that could effectively meet the growing and....
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Electronic Systems Inc. Success Story

Sunday, September 2, 2018
Electronic Systems Inc.Headquartered in Sioux Falls, SD, Electronic Systems, Inc. (ESI) provides a full range of electronic manufacturing services (EMS) to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the industrial, commercial, medical, energy and HVAC markets. From printed circuit board assembly to full system integratio....
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