Improving Your Company’s Manufacturing Processes and Bottom Line with Additive Manufacturing and the R & D Tax Credit
A webinar from the Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Inventory Management Webinar
Inventory Management keeps track of goods and materials held available in stock. Inventory occurs when the cost of “not having” inventory exceeds the cost of “having” inventory. This course will help you clearly understand the various functions of inventory, as well as the various forms of inventory and their role in a production operation.
Toyota Kata Webinar
Totyota Kata is a system for managing improvement, adaptiveness and innovation that will change your view of teamwork, management and what it takes to shape the culture of your organization.
7 Basic Quality Tools Webinar
The 7 Quality Tools can help to identify and prioritise problems quickly and effectively, assist the decision making process, and provide simple but powerful tools for ongoing improvement.
Introduction to Supply Chain Optimization
Learn how to optimize functionality of your supply chain while minimizing operating costs.
Biomimicry and Innovation
Biomimicry is a scientific discipline that seeks to solve manufacturing, design, and production problems using solutions found in nature. The most recognizable example is Velcro. Velcro’s famous interlocking hook system was inspired by close observation of burrs stuck to a dog.
TDMI/Tech Scouting Webinar
This webinar will provide an introduction to TDMI and Technology Scouting, the MEP growth services that provide your company the detailed real-world insights needed to find the perfect market entry points and/or solve technology problems.
Intro to Lean Product Development
Learn methods and tools that allow firms to transform their product development activity into a low waste, high value lean process.
ISO & Lean: Twin Strategies for Business Success
Lean Manufacturing and ISO techniques share many common attributes: both are focused on meeting customer needs through optimized processes using the PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) method and utilizing metrics to ensure improvements.
About the Colorado PTAC: Colorado PTAC assists Colorado businesses in becoming informed government vendors. Our friendly and knowledgeable procurement counselors partner with you in the following areas:
- Determining Suitability for Government Contracting
- Securing Necessary Registrations
- SDB, 8(a), HUBzone and other certifications
- Researching Procurement Histories
- Networking & Business Development
- Identifying Bid Opportunities
- Bid/No Bid Decision Making
- Teaming or Joint Venture Arrangements
- Proposal Preparation
- Government Contract Performance Issues
- Preparing for Audit
As a recognized best practice for executive management, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) has enabled firms to dramatically grow revenue, reduce costs, increase customer service levels, and drive improved financial performance. Demand, supply, new products, strategic projects, and the resulting financial implications are considered while tying departmental tactical plans to the organization’s strategy and ensuring appropriate allocation of critical resources, such as people, equipment, materials, and money.