2020 Blog Archive

  • KMS CEO Testifies at US Senate Hearing on Manufacturing

    KMS CEO Speaks to US Senate

    November 18, 2020

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran, Chairman of the Commerce Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade and Consumer Protection, chaired a hearing titled “Examining the American Manufacturing Industry’s Response...

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  • How Manufacturers Can Prepare for Growth Amid Uncertainty

    October 7, 2020

    How Manufacturers Can Prepare for Growth Amid Uncertainty  Whether you are fighting to stay open or trying to keep up with a surge in new orders, proactive manufacturers have opportunities despite...

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  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Remote Work Infrastructure Safe

    5 Ways to keep your remote work infrastructure secure

    By KMS Alliance Partner - Complete Technology on August 27, 2020

    Having remote working arrangements not only contributes to your business’s continuity and agility, but it also empowers your workforce to be productive from anywhere — even from the comfort of their...

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  • Covid-19 and Kansas Manufacturing


    June 24, 2020

    These are unprecedented times and the business dynamics for Kansas manufacturers are in unchartered waters.  For many manufacturers, plants were closed, employees furloughed or laid off, supply...

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  • KMS 2020 Kansas Manufacturing Industry Questionnaire

    KMS 2020 Kansas Manufacturing Industry Questionnaire

    June 17, 2020

    Kansas manufacturers, make your voices heard! Kansas Manufacturing Solutions is conducting its 2020 Kansas Manufacturing Industry Questionnaire. WHY? The manufacturing industry is extremely...

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  • Combat fear for manufacturers returning to work

    Six Ways to Combat Fear in your Manufacturing Company

    April 29, 2020

    We have been united by this pandemic in so many ways – supporting our frontline workers, caring for our families, and staying home to save lives. This tragedy has brought out the best in so many of...

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  • Five Tips for PPP Forgiveness

    Five Tips to Maximize Your PPP Loan Forgiveness

    April 23, 2020

    Many of you have likely received your Payroll Protection Program (PPP) funds from the Small Business Administration. If you haven’t, the second round will hopefully be your opportunity. There is...

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  • 5 Reasons a NAICS Code Can Benefit You

    April 4, 2020

    Be NAICS Proud.  Let everyone know that you are a Kansas manufacturer!  An industry classification can have multiple benefits for your business.   What is a NAICS code?  To answer that, let’s...

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  • RnD Tax Credits for Manufacturers

    R&D Tax Credits

    March 4, 2020

    THE BEST TAX INCENTIVE YOU ARE PROBABLY MISSING The Research and Development tax credit is often an overlooked benefit for businesses.  Some businesses are just not aware of the tax credit. Others ...

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  • ERP Solutions with KMS

    ERP Systems for Manufacturers

    March 4, 2020

    The Strategic Importance of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Be forewarned, I’ll admit it, I’m an ERP true believer. In more than forty years of designing, selecting, and implementing ERP systems...

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