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Lean Manufacturing Tip Video – The Components of War … er Work?

Lean Manufacturing Tip Video – The Components of War … er Work?

Do not let your Rhode Island manufacturing company be defeated by wastes! In a new “Lean Tip of the Week” video, Polaris MEP Project Manager Nathan Bonds links the concept of manufacturing waste elimination to Sun Tzu’s “Art of War.” In order to win the battle for...

Buy American Executive Order Signed

Buy American Executive Order Signed

On January 25, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order (EO) to strengthen Buy American provisions. The EO establishes a priority at the highest levels to use federal purchasing power to support American manufacturers of all types and sizes, across the country....

Providence Business News: Five Questions with Phil Ward

Providence Business News: Five Questions with Phil Ward

By Erin Read "There are resources out there to help maintain worker safety and manufacturing productivity despite COVID-19 cases. For manufacturers who haven’t reached out for a Polaris MEP COVID Facilities Assessment yet, the coming of cold weather may be just the...