Impact Dakota Blog is a blog dedicated to supporting North Dakota’s manufacturing community improve People, Purpose, Processes and Performance. Entries provide information on opportunities, new ideas, quick tips, celebrations of success, and well, frankly, anything to help you become a better manufacturer.

September 24, 2015

In yesterday's blog, we gave you a hint about who we'd be featuring today. The answer: Bobcat Company. Did you guess correctly?

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September 23, 2015

Meet Spectrum Aeromed

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September 22, 2015

To the north of Jamestown, in Devils Lake is Summers Manufacturing. They are also participating in Manufacturing Day by inviting local students to tour the facility.

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September 21, 2015

Today, Impact Dakota is highlighting community based public tours for #MFGDay15!

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September 18, 2015

Impact Dakota is supporting our North Dakota manufacturers by helping communities and companies host tours and career expos as part of Manufacturing Day.

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August 26, 2015

Manufacturing trends in the roughrider state mirror those seen nationwide: small manufacturers are on the rise. In 2014, North Dakota manufacturers exported more than $2.24 billion worth of goods, 80% of which stemmed from small businesses.

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August 11, 2015

Upcoming Lean Enterprise Certification Programs (LECP) in September

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July 28, 2015

The goal of any business is to become more efficient while continuing to improve its bottom line. Competition in the business world is fiercer due to factors such as rising costs of energy and ever increasing salaries. In response to this pressure, the natural inclination of most business owners is to concentrate on streamlining and containing production costs.

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May 22, 2015

A production floor can be loud, busy, and oftentimes messy, with leftover materials and debris piling up everywhere. This disorganization can lead to inefficiencies, slower turnaround times, and higher production costs.

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May 1, 2015

Manufacturing is vital to our U.S. economy. However, the word ‘manufacturing’ sometimes isn’t enough to catch the general public’s eye, which is why innovation has become the new buzzword for our industry.

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