KMS Blog

We have pulled together information we believe may be beneficial to you and your organization from our internal subject matter experts and external resources. Let us know if there is a topic that you would like one of our experts to cover.  Drop us a line.

  • Covid-19 and Kansas Manufacturing

    KMS RETURN TO WORK & RECOVERY GUIDE v5

    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

    By Resources on 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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  • Strategic Planning with KMS

    Strategic Planning is a Process

    December 10, 2019

    Article contributed by Jeff McGowan of peer western New York MEP Center, Insyte. Strategic planning sets the course for where your company is going.  For manufacturing, a business that relies on...

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  • MAMTC is now KMS Video

    September 9, 2019

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  • See the Forest for the Trees

    September 9, 2019

    The thought of hiring a consultant doesn’t always appeal to manufacturing leaders. It’s easy to think, why should I hire an outsider to come in and tell me how to run my business?  But, if your...

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