Sending you wishes for warmth, joy, and peace this holiday season.
Impact Dakota offices will be closed from December 22 through January 1. We will reopen on January 2, refreshed and ready to hit the ground running for the new year.
We look forward to working with you!
Lean Training Opportunities —
LEAN ENTERPRISE HIGH PERFORMANCE MANUFACTURING TRAINING
The Impact Dakota LEHPM training helps businesses achieve higher profitability by building internal capability and capacity to improve QUALITY, COST, and DELIVERY. This training is based on the Lean Enterprise Certification (LECP) body of knowledge and uses standards developed and judged by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) in partnership with Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) and the Shingo Institute.
Upcoming Course begins: January 16, 2024. Register before December 16th to qualify for an Early Bird Discount! Click below for details and registration.
Additional 2024 sessions have been added; visit www.impactdakota.com/events.
LEAN 101 WORKSHOPS
During this one-day Lean overview, you will learn about the Top 10 Lean Tools, C4/A3 Idea Generation, Problem Solving, and participate in a Lego simulation.
December 6 (Fargo) • January 25 (Devils Lake)
BASICS OF HACCP
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) training is required by USDA-FSIS for its inspected facilities and many food manufacturers and wholesalers require their suppliers and vendors to have a working and audited HACCP plan.
December 5-6 • Grand Forks
Internal Auditor Training —
ISO9001:2015 and AS9100D
In these training sessions, participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to audit your company’s quality system to the ISO9001 and/or AS9100 standards, the requirements, auditing principles, how to establish an audit program, gather objective evidence, and prepare audit conclusions. In addition to the lecture, participants will get to do experiential activities and gain hands-on auditing practice. There will be ample time throughout the training for questions and answers. For information and registration, please click on the buttons below.
February 6-7 • Fargo, ND (ISO9001:1015 is 1-1/2 Days | AS9100D is 2 Days)
ExporTech™ is a structured process designed to accelerate export growth for small- to medium-sized manufacturers and service providers.
The program is specifically targeted at the executive leadership of forward-looking companies that want to develop and execute a strategic growth plan to expand international sales.
Most participants already export, and are either inexperienced, reactive exporters looking to become more proactive, or are experienced and want to get to the next level by developing a strategy for growth.
Impact Dakota and the North Dakota Trade Office are partnering to offer ExporTech™ beginning in March of 2024.
12 Days of Lean Tools — Do More With Less Workforce
Whether you are a small, medium, or large size business you may be looking at your current workforce constraints in regard to open spots and retention and are looking to accomplish more work with less people.
Lean offers many tools to assist you in doing more with less people not only on the production floor but also in the office; such as Lean Manufacturing 101, Lean Office 101, and our advanced implementation class of LEHPM (Lean Enterprise High Performance Manufacturing).
Click Here to read this article written by Impact Dakota Senior Business Advisor, Wendy Hauff.
Supply Chain Scouting System
Impact Dakota is partnering with NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) and our nationwide network of 50 other MEP Centers across the U.S. and Puerto Rico to help solve supply chain gaps encountered by manufacturers, government entities, and critical service providers.
DO YOU HAVE A GAP? ARE YOU ABLE TO FILL A GAP?
— Open Opportunities —
- Level 2 EV Charger
- DC Fast Charger
- Drawn Cooper Tubing
- Plastics Extruder
- Precast Girder Steel Parts
- Textile or Laundry Company
- Electrical Silver Contacts Rivets
- Cardboard Retail Display
- Benchtop Nanopore RNA/DNA
- Prebiotic Supplement Capsules
- Toothpaste Tablets
Supplier of Titanium Investment
- Custom purified and/or mineral bottled
- Chrome Plating on ABS Plastics -
- Scanning Electron Microscope for
Automated Particle Analysis
Natural Tree Rubber-Based Sponge
for Fitness Mats
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