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Operational Excellence

The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center) is here to assist West Michigan manufacturers in achieving the operational excellence they strive for. We have various products and services available to support businesses in the region. Click one of the sections below to learn more:

Assessment Tools

Do you have performance measures for quality? Global competitiveness? Order to cash cycle? The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center) offers manufacturers the opportunity to compare their performance to others, identify improvement plans, and prioritize these improvements according to return on investment. Click here to learn more.

Growth and Innovation

Where does innovation come from? Do you know how to capitalize on opportunities and turn them into revenue generating products? The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center) can align your company’s core competencies and strengths with new markets, and evaluate your products and capabilities. Click here to learn more.

Continuous Improvement (Lean) Solutions

Does your company need to reduce inventory and associated costs? Shorten lead times? Prevent and eliminate waste? Increase resource utilization? Increase customer responsiveness and satisfaction? Improve quality? Click here to learn more.

Quality and Safety Management

The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West (The Center) provides quality programs that encompass the entire manufacturing process from product design to distribution of finished goods. We help you develop quality management processes that continuously define, measure, and improve upon key actions – increasing performance, profitability, and customer satisfaction. Click here to learn more.

Environmental Health and Safety

Feeling the pressure to become more sustainable? Today, with the right approach and defined goals, green manufacturing holds potential economic benefits including long-term cost savings, waste reductions, and process efficiency improvements. Click here to learn more.