• Your Opinion Matters

    By Mark Chalfant on September 16, 2016

    Each year, Manufacturing Day celebrates the power and positive contribution of manufacturing. Events take place across the country that help inform and inspire the next generation of manufacturers....

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  • The Key to Transformation

    By Mark Chalfant on August 30, 2016

    I began my day with a little light reading. As fate would have it, I came across a blog that covers something very important to business and foundational to a business’s ability to transform from...

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  • We're #3! We're #3!

    By Mark Chalfant on June 16, 2016

    Did you know that Kansas ranks third in states west of the Mississippi for manufacturing as a percentage of its overall workforce?  Stated another way, according to the National Association of...

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  • Kansas Manufacturers Needs Survey

    By Mark Chalfant on June 7, 2016

      We value your opinions... MAMTC and the Kansas Department of Commerce have been working on developing a Manufacturing Needs Assessment so that together we can be more effective to serving you,...

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  • Memorable Moments in Life

    By Mark Chalfant on June 2, 2016

    I heard an interesting statistic the other day on the radio while I was driving from Kansas City to Manhattan.  The radio guest on a program that I was listening to gave a statistic that the “normal...

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  • June Update

    By Mark Chalfant on May 26, 2016

    Next Generation Technologies The national MEP system was, in part, created to help transfer technology from federal labs to smaller manufacturers.  Today it continues to serve as a link between...

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  • May Update

    By Mark Chalfant on April 29, 2016

    As the calendar rolls to May, there is a sense of newness in the air.  Spring has come, flowers are budding and appearing, winter coats have disappeared, and for some graduation time is near.  One of...

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  • 3 Facts that Show the Power of Small in Kansas

    By Mark Chalfant on April 28, 2016

    Maybe it's the engineer geek in me coming out, but I like data.  I realize that sometimes data is boring, and can be used incorrectly, but most of time it can be used to make intellegent decisions......

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  • Made in the Dotte

    By Mark Chalfant on April 22, 2016

    MAMTC has many partnering organization scattered across the state.  Some of these partners can be found on our Partners page.  In identifying a strategic partner, we look for an alignment of...

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  • MOOOOOOOOOOSE

    By Mark Chalfant on April 13, 2016

    This time of year, when people in the Kansas City area hear someone yell "MOOOOOOOOOSE" it probably has to do with the success of the Royals and their 3rd baseman, Mike Moustakas.  And while we...

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