Core Areas of Focus

Leaders of world-class organizations have discovered the journey to excellence is built upon a succession of very small improvements in ALL areas of the company over a long period of time. Learn more...

Methods and principles to help companies overcome time to market, portfolio management, design and development resource, and new product cost challenges. Learn more...

A strategic approach to solving the challenges of U.S. manufacturers by promoting a better flow of product from suppliers to customers resulting in reduced costs, improved quality and shortened lead times. Learn more...

Rising energy costs, resource shortages, customer sustainability demands – challenges like these are transforming the world in which we do business and require manufacturers to utilize innovative resources in order to remain profitable, competitive and sustainable. Learn more...

Empowering the workforce by providing information, tools and methodologies to enhance productivity and communication while increasing safety. Learn more...

  • Success Story
    Retained Sales
    $1,500,000
    Cost Savings
    $62,500
    Jobs Created
    2
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    Elward Systems Corporation Capitalizes on Training to Remain Successful and Competitive After More Than 60 Years in Business

    Established in 1952, Elward Systems specializes in engineering and fabricating lightweight exterior cladding panels that are appealing for both performance as well as aesthetics for a wide variety of structures across the western United States. Their unique architectural influence can be observed on such buildings as the Colorado State University Research Innovation Center in Fort Collins and the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

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    The June 2015 newsletter highlights a handful of exciting events and news items from around Colorado, including an infographic from NIST MEP titled “What Manufacturing Really Looks Like”, a Kids Connection update about a local STEM school who needs your help, a Success Story about Elward Systems, and the Innovative Manufacturer for June – Upslope Brewery

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