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These are a Few of My Favorite Things…That I May Not Be Able to Get this Holiday Season

It’s the week of Thanksgiving, and I am rubbing my hands together in glee, anticipating turkey, dressing, a zillion sides, maybe a slice of pie or cake if I have room. And the next few weeks are packed with holidays. Maybe you’ll celebrate with the lights from a tree twinkling brightly in the background and presents piled underneath. 

Wait…what? It might be difficult to have all of that? All of my favorites? Any of them? But why?

Supply Chain Solutions Webinar

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) participated in a discussion on supply chain solutions for small and medium-sized manufacturers, such as Supplier Scouting and supply chain optimization. Learn directly from manufacturing experts on how your company can...

Creators Wanted Tour Live in Charlotte

November 16, 2021A yellow “Creators Wanted” wristband was my ticket to the inside of a new experience in educating and encouraging young people on the opportunities for careers in manufacturing. Before taking my adventure, I listened to Mike Lamach, Executive Chair of...

AFFOA, Partners Hold Convening on Workforce Development Study

Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA) and some of its partners—including NC State, the Manufacturing & Textile Innovation Network (MTIN) and RTI International—held the first of two textile manufacturing convenings on November 9 on the Textile Technology...

First Flight Venture Receives ECOSYSTEM Grant

NCMEP partner, First Flight Venture has received one of NC IDEA’s ECOSYSTEM grants. The grant program implemented by NC IDEA required at least two organizations within a regional entrepreneurial ecosystem to collaborate on a program supporting entrepreneurs that were...

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