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Purdue to offer lean manufacturing, Six Sigma training in Indianapolis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will offer training in lean manufacturing and Six Sigma practices for which professionals can earn certificates during June and July in Indianapolis. The courses are sponsored by the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, part of Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program, for those currently working and for displaced professionals. Those who are unemployed [...]

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Indiana manufacturing jobs ‘most vulnerable’ to cap-and-trade bill, analysis finds

WASHINGTON, DC — Global warming legislation that mandates a huge reduction in carbon dioxide emissions would hit Indiana’s economy harder than any other state, according to an analysis by The Heritage Foundation. The Waxman-Markey bill currently under consideration in Congress seeks to cut emissions from fossil fuels by 83 percent. To do so, it would [...]

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership helps companies get ‘lean’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Companies throughout Indiana are taking advantage of a Purdue program that helps improve operational efficiency and increase profits. The Manufacturing Extension Partnership, administered by Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program, helped 290 companies eliminate waste and implement process improvements in fiscal year 2007-08. Partnership director David Snow said these “lean manufacturing” advancements translated [...]

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership helps companies get ‘lean’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Companies throughout Indiana are taking advantage of a Purdue program that helps improve operational efficiency and increase profits. The Manufacturing Extension Partnership, administered by Purdue’s Technical Assistance Program, helped 290 companies eliminate waste and implement process improvements in fiscal year 2007-08. Partnership director David Snow said these “lean manufacturing” advancements translated [...]

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Indiana manufacturing jobs dropped 2.2 percent in 2007

EVANSTON, Ill., — Industrial employment in Indiana dropped 2.2% over the past 12 months according to the 2008 Indiana Manufacturers Directory, a compilation of state industry published annually by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Indiana lost 15,118 industrial jobs from March 2007 to March 2008 — comparable to the 2.4% decline MNI [...]

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