Cost reduction and operational excellence are among the top needs that we hear from manufacturers. VMEC Advisors are master trainers, coaches and highly experienced implementers in all aspects of LEAN Manufacturing and Administrative / Office LEAN.
This concept involves a cultural transformation that requires decision making based on accurate data, not “tribal knowledge”. Its depth can affect process design, employee training, choice of equipment, and the overall effectiveness of the workforce.
These services address top-line growth for clients, specifically focusing on identifying profitable new sales, developing new products, entering new markets, and deploying new business models.
Finally, a lead generation program that makes sense for your business. Our dedicated resources do your market research and even make calls on your behalf. It’s the perfect lead generation program for companies lacking dedicated resources to make calls and pursue follow up activities.
A systematic process for defining the organization’s business objective, aligning the activities of the organization to achieve these objectives, periodically checking progress, and making adjustments to the plan or activities as needed.
Do a better job of pursuing new business, without adding headcount by growing sales and revenues with more qualified leads, identifying and targeting new customers and converting leads more quickly as well as breaking into new markets and diversifying your customer base.
Applies the waste-elimination philosophy of Lean to the product development process, allowing firms to reduce time to market, development expense, and other product development risk, while improving resource utilization and product costs.
The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has announced the results of its December 6, 2022 annual election of VMEC Advisory Board members. Newly elected to the VMEC Advisory Board for two-year terms were Melissa Bounty, Assistant Director, Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation (Montpelier) and Cristin O’Donnell, Director of Training and Development, Cabot Creamery Cooperative/ Agri-Mark Inc. (Waitsfield). Dr. Parwinder Grewal, Ph.D., President, Vermont State University (Randolph Center) was designated an ex-officio Advisory Board member.
The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has announced the results of its December 9, 2021 annual election of VMEC Advisory Board members. Newly elected to the VMEC Advisory Board for two-year terms were Janette Bombardier, P.E., Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Chroma Technology/ 89 North (Bellows Falls) and Gina Akley, President, Trow & Holden (Barre).
The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) is pleased to announce the addition of Howard Switser, Professional Manufacturing and Business Growth Advisor, and Christopher Coulter, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Advisor, to its staff.
The Vermont Manufacturing Extension Center (VMEC) has launched a new cloud-based platform, Manufacturing Exchange-Vermont (MXVT.org), whose primary mission is to connect people and supply chains to deliver solutions.