• Quinter, Kansas Sign

    Do you know the way to…Quinter, Kansas?

    By Mark Chalfant on August 8, 2017

    Previous blogs on the MAMTC site have discussed our organizational mission. That is, we work with the state’s 3100 manufacturers to help them be successful and grow their operation. This includes...

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  • MAMTC Alliance Partners (MAPs)

    By Mark Chalfant on May 5, 2017

    We have presented in previous MAMTC newsletters our new business model, one that we refer to as a Hub and Spoke model. In essence, the goal of the Hub and Spoke Model is to coordinate the vast MAMTC...

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  • Mr. Southeast Kansas

    By Mark Chalfant on March 31, 2017

    Steve Davis, aka Mr. Southeast Kansas, is retiring after a 25+ year career with MAMTC. In the words of one of Steve’s favorite singers,  Start spreading the news  I'm leaving today I want to be a...

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  • MAMTC’s New Approach: A Letter from the CEO

    By Mark Chalfant on February 15, 2017

    For over 25 years, MAMTC has helped our clients achieve success. We’ve worked with hundreds of Kansas manufacturers, helping them optimize their operations, develop their workforce, and see real...

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  • For the Love of ... Manufacturing?

    By Mark Chalfant on January 31, 2017

    February is the month of romance – flowers, chocolates, romantic dates…..and a prosperous manufacturing economy in the state. You read that right.  In addition to celebrating those that we love and...

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  • What?!? No Innovation Engineering?

    By Mark Chalfant on January 11, 2017

    Mark Twain is credited with the saying, “The only person who likes change is a baby with a wet diaper.” However, the truth is, as the leader of an organization you should consistently be looking for...

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  • October Update

    By Mark Chalfant on September 28, 2016

    Fall is here, and to me that means football. Lots and lots of football. I personally enjoy the college game more than the professional game, as I find it more entertaining because of the wide variety...

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  • 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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