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North Dakota Exports Up 16% in 2018

Strong Growth in Petroleum Products, Machinery, Corn

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Northrop Grumman, in collaboration with the USC Center for Economic Development, is offering free cybersecurity training to small businesses through an Air Force Small Business Office Mentor Protégé Program.

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he fact is, automation is helping businesses stay globally competitive in a time when finding skilled manufacturing employees is exceedingly difficult.

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January 23, 2019

New Year . . . New Staff

David Angel and Jodie Mjoen have joined the staff of Impact Dakota.

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Manufacturing Day - October 5, 2018

Governor Burgum has declared Friday, October 5, 2018, as Manufacturing Day in North Dakota!

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Impact Dakota is scheduling the next round of LECP sessions

The Impact Dakota LEAN Enterprise Certification Program (LECP) helps businesses achieve higher profitability by building internal capability and capacity to improve QUALITY, COST, and DELIVERY.

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DFARS Compliance for SMBs: Lights, Camera, Solution

If you're a prime or sub-contractor of the DoD in North Dakota, South Dakota or Minnesota, you likely know that DFARS / NIST SP 800-171 compliance is a daunting task. The Government's fiscal year is October 1st, which means contracts after that date will require PROOF of DFARS compliance...and it's not too late!

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Intense Innovation Workshop
September 10, 2018

Intense Innovation Workshop

Business profitability and sustainability can be dramatically improved through innovation. This workshop teaches personal innovation skills, innovative idea creation, and a process for implementation

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Grant Writing Webinar Series: All  You Need to Succeed

Beginning October 10, 2018, this series includes seven 60-minute webinars, delivered once a month in the convenience of your home or office and addressing issues commonly encountered in the grants process.

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Why Join NPMA?
September 10, 2018

Why Join NPMA?

NPMA will negotiate deals with suppliers of the products and services that their members will utilize or use on a regular basis. One important example is group health insurance. NPMA is creating an Association Group Health Insurance Plan that will be available to NPMA members on January 1, 2019.

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Northern Plains Manufacturers Association

Manufacturing companies in North Dakota are a significant contributor to the state’s economy. We employ over 24,500 people and contribute $3.71 billion of output. It is important for manufacturers in North Dakota to have a voice in our state and federal government and to work with regulatory agencies to ensure fair treatment.

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Impact Dakota is presenting this half-day learning opportunity that is developed to further its services to manufacturing clients helping them to improve their production and operations. This seminar presents a macro-level approach to production subsystems and practical considerations for production planning and scheduling.

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Impact Dakota is scheduling the next round of LECP sessions

The Impact Dakota LEAN Enterprise Certification Program (LECP) helps businesses achieve higher profitability by building internal capability and capacity to improve QUALITY, COST, and DELIVERY.

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