Northern Initiatives as an affiliate of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center offers direct services to small and medium sized manufacturers to connect them with the best manufacturing practices and technologies available.
At Northern Initiatives our focus is to help you:
Industry 4.0 Assessments and Transformation Planning
Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC), Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and Automation Alley are offering a free Industry 4.0 assessment for U.P. Manufacturers as part of its Industry 4.0 Signature Initiative.
The goal is to generate awareness of Industry 4.0 opportunities for manufacturers and connect them with services and resources to prepare for successful technology implementations.
The free Industry 4.0 assessment is a 40-question qualitative and quantitative survey covering:
The data captured from the survey is input into a matrix that ranks your current environment and your Industry 4.0 readiness. We provide a summary report that highlights areas for improvement and increased efficiency.
Based on your results, MMTC is available to provide a customized transformation plan to help guide your business through Industry 4.0 application implementation.
For more information or to schedule your assessment, contact Kristin Smith.
Ready to begin or continue your Lean journey and focus your resources on:
We leverage expert resources to provide you with a practical, proven approach to the implementation of the ISO 9001. Put our experience in interpreting and applying the standards to work for you.
Whether you need a comprehensive training program, customized on-site consulting, or action plan development we have the resources to help you reach your quality standards.
We can advance your certification objectives and assist you with:
Northern Initiatives offers professional development training and coaching for leaders and teams focusing on improving workplace performance through improved interaction among your workforce.
Contact Kristin Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or (715) 889-0182
For over 20 years, MMTC- Upper Peninsula has delivered high quality manufacturing and technical support to small / medium-sized manufacturers across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.