2017 Blog Archive
What Industry is in Your Wallet?
Previously I wrote a blog about the differences across the 50 states as measured by manufacturing value added per employee. The differences across the states were quite large and I suggested that...
Every Business Needs HR Services
For over 25 years, MAMTC has helped our clients achieve success. We’ve worked with hundreds of Kansas manufacturers, helping them optimize their operations, develop their workforce, and see real...
Small-Business Cybersecurity is Twice as Nice as Pumpkin Spice
I think we’ve taken this pumpkin spice thing too far. Don’t get me wrong, I love fall. That first crisp evening when you need to put on a sweater, the crunch of leaves under your feet, homecoming...
Recruiting Millennials for Manufacturing Careers
I was at an end of summer family barbeque the other day, and two of my nephews, 16 and 20 years old, were in attendance. As the day progressed, they spent most of the day fixated on their phones,...
Building Leadership Skills: Motivating Your Team
Motivating a team is no small task, but it is a task that should be prioritized whenever possible. Without the individuals who make up your team, the team obviously wouldn’t exist. So it is vital...
Fix or Flip It: Additional Investment
by Mark Blackton In our first Fix It or Flip It Blog #1 we addressed “When Should You Sell a Business”. The next blogs in this series will address “Fix It Issues”. The significant “Fix It Issues”...
Disciplinary Actions: 6 Crucial Steps for Overall Risk Management
by Jennifer Endsley, PHR You see it in the media time and time again. Companies are being sued by disgruntled employees or the injured public, paying out thousands of dollars for a claim that may or...
Do you know the way to…Quinter, Kansas?
Previous blogs on the MAMTC site have discussed our organizational mission. That is, we work with the state’s 3100 manufacturers to help them be successful and grow their operation. This includes...
Deadlines For New Food Safety Rules Are Here
Kathy Hardee, Esq. Co-Chair Food & Ag, Polsinelli PC The new food safety rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are causing a lot of anxiety among food manufacturers around the...
Exporting: Should You or Shouldn't You?
In today’s global marketplace, customers want to purchase products and services made in the U.S. because they recognize that American products and services have a reputation for quality, value...
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