Strategic Policy Deployment at BOMAG in Ridgeway

Most manufacturing organizations have a strategic plan – a set of goals and actions essential to achieve those goals. These typically span a three-to-five-year period. Plant managers and directors periodically review and update the “Strat Plan” to confirm the company is on the right path. The goals…

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Workforce

BASF in Seneca’s Elba Lizardi honored with national manufacturing award

SENECA, SC, May 18, 2022 – BASF Site Director Elba Lizardi, who manages BASF’s facility in Seneca, SC, was among 130 women recognized nationally at The Manufacturing Institute’s tenth annual STEP Ahead Awards recently. Focusing on science, technology, engineering and production (STEP), the program honors women who…


SCMEP Provides Playbook for Workforce Development

Labor Shortage – What do we do? The current workforce labor shortage is pervasive. From recruitment to retention, from basic skills training to leadership development, workforce development has never been more challenging. Potential candidates “ghost” scheduled interviews and new hires do not show up after a lunch…


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Aerospace

KTM SOLUTIONS’ FOUNDERS RETIRE, BELFLOWER TO TAKE OVER OPERATIONS

Paul (President) and Ginger (CEO) Kumler, Founders of KTM Solutions will retire on April 1, 2022. Upon retirement, the Kumlers will sell all shares in KTM Solutions to Thomas D. (Dev) Belflower III for an undisclosed value. Mr. Belflower is a long-term employee of KTM Solutions and…


One Chapter Closes, Another Begins

It was the fall of 1983. With eager anticipation I began my career as an environmental system engineer on the Cessna Citation 3 business aircraft. My wife and I moved from Ruston, Louisiana, to Wichita, Kansas, to begin a fantastic journey. To be honest, I didn’t know…


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Legislation


SC Manufacturers Alliance Announces Rebecca Leach as VP of Government Relations

(Columbia, SC) – Today, the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) announced that it has hired Rebecca Leach as its Vice President of Government Relations. “We are excited to welcome Rebecca to the SCMA team,” said Sara Hazzard, President and CEO of the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance. “Her…


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