Tag - WVU Industrial Extension

North Central Virtual Manufacturing Regional Roundtable

Join WVU Industrial Extension's Jamie Cope, Manager of Business Development, and the WV Department of Economic Development's Matt Borror, Manager of Business Retention and Expansion, for a manufacturing roundtable focused on the North Central region of West Virginia. This roundtable will focus on the counties of Preston, Monongalia, Marion, Harrison, Lewis,...

Greenbrier Valley Region Manufacturing Regional Roundtable

Join WVU Industrial Extension's Jamie Cope, Manager of Business Development, and the WV Department of Economic Development's Jim Mosby, Manager of Business Retention and Expansion, for a manufacturing roundtable focused on the Greenbrier Valley region. Special manufacturing guests include Smooth Ambler Spirits, Mott Manufacturing, and Almost Heaven Saunas. For additional information, contact...

Lean 101

West Virginia University Industrial Extension's Lean 101 teaches participants the foundational tools of continuous improvement and provides a hands-on opportunity to understand their impact in our simulated factory. Successful completion of this workshop will provide attendees with the knowledge necessary to drive continuous improvement in their organization. Lunch will be provided. Attendees must...

Lean Overview: Common Challenges Manufacturers Face and the Solutions that Are Available

It is no secret that every organization is filled with limitless challenges and opportunities. Unfortunately, many organizations struggle with the day-to-day requirements of their operation leaving no time for identifying challenges and the opportunities they present. Join us to discuss some of the more common challenges organizations face, and how lean...

ISO OVERVIEW: Why ISO 9001 Is Important and How It Can Benefit Your Business

Every organization strives to provide quality products and services to their customers. However, complications present themselves daily. Whether equipment issues arise, or a customer finds a product fails to meet expectations, achieving quality goals can often be problematic. So, how can your organization increase product and service quality? The answer...

Tradition Meets Innovation In West Virginia

From hand-crafted glass at The Blenko Glass Company and Paul Wissmach Glass, to hand-forged tools at Warwood Tool, West Virginian artisans at these companies have been manufacturing quality products collectively for more than 400 years. What makes these manufacturers even more special is how they maintain a delicate balance between...