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MAC Action Newsline

Welcome to the premiere issue of The MAC Action Newsline, the newsletter that covers the business of manufacturing in Massachusetts. Running a manufacturing business requires attention to countless details. But to compete in this new, global economy, you must pay attention to the entire business process — from front office marketing and accounting, to back end inventory management. This newsline from The Manufacturing Advancement Center is here to guide you in your quest for continuous improvement…throughout the enterprise. Feel free to forward this issue to interested colleagues.

Manufacturing Our Future Summit
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About the MAC
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Insights, best practices, how to’s, and success stories from manufacturing organizations in Massachusetts. Let us know if there’s something in particular you’d like us to cover at [email protected].

From the Desk of Jack Healy
Pride of Work:  The Genesis of the Champions

Beyond Lean

Simulation Provides New Ways of Thinking About Processes and Process Improvement

Manufacturing Success Stories
M&K Engineering Boosts Sales

Industry News
MEP is Finalist for Innovations in American Government Award
A.I.M. Joins National Fair Currency Alliance to Address China Imports Issue

Programs & Events
Raytheon Hosts "Knowledge Exchange Summit," May 25, 2023
Lean Roundtable at General Dynamics, June 8, 2004
NEW SERIES! Beyond Selling Cost Plus:  A Lean Sales & Marketing Seminar, June 17, 2023
Matchmaking Trade Mission to China, June 19-30, 2004
Save the DateManufacturing Our Future Summit – October 14, 2023

Archive Newsletters
Archive Newsletters

April 2004 Issue
From the Desk of Jack Healy
Does Manufacturing Matter?
Beyond Lean
The Human Side of Lean:  What Does It Take?
Manufacturing Success Stories
OMNOVA’s Road to Lean Leads to Increased Finished Goods, Reduced Work-in-Process, Reduced Inventory

March 2004 Issue
From the Desk of Jack Healy

A Decline in Investment is a Decline in US Manufacturing Capabilities

Beyond Lean

Federal Funding Assistance Available for Commercialization, Product Development, and Tech Transfer

Manufacturing Success Stories
Local Companies Attend Manufacturing Institute for Competitive Advantage

February 2004 Issue
From the Desk of Jack Healy
The Manufacturing in America Report

Beyond Lean
Beyond Lean: Not Just Another Short Term Project 

Manufacturing Success Stories
Growing Leaner at Stonebridge Corp.