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Technology Scouting for Branches 

Technology Scouting for Branches

Branches, LLC, a canoe and kayak paddle manufacturing company located in Osceola, Wisconsin, sought to update and improve one of its production lines in 2014 and turned to the Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC) for help.

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Poised for International Success 

Poised for International Success

In early April 2015, executives from four northwestern Wisconsin manufacturing companies began participating in ExporTech™, an export acceleration program designed to help manufacturers who would like to enter or expand into global markets.

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Red Cedar Watershed

Red Cedar River Water Quality Partnership

Local and regional partners in a new collaborative effort, led by University of Wisconsin-Stout, the Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are ready to harness their resources to improve water quality in the Red Cedar River watershed.

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Fab Lab Workshop 

Fab Lab Lessons

Teachers from five school districts in norther Wisconsin spent a week in June at University of Wisconsin-Stout's Fab Lab working on a seemingly small problem: How to make it easier to open a pop top on an aluminum can. Being teachers, however, they knew the problem placed before them was about much more than pop top technology..

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Midwest Craft Brewers Conference 

2nd Annual Midwest Craft Brewers Conference

UW-Stout is hosting its second annual Midwest Craft Brewers Conference. The two-day event features 40 exhibitors, including some from North Dakota, South Dakota, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Nebraska.

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MISiS Fab Lab Visitors 

Fab Lab Connection Brings Two Russians to Discovery Center

As part of an ongoing exchange with National University of Science and Technology in Moscow, MISiS, University of Wisconsin-Stout's Discovery Center Fab lab recently hosted two MISiS Fab Lab employees..

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Manufacturing Advantage Conference 

Manufacturing Advantage Conference 2016

The 9th annual Manufacturing Advantage Conference & Technology Showcase was hosted by University of Wisconsin-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 28-29, 2016. The conference theme was "Manufacturing for today...and tomorrow."

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collaboration awards 2016 

Discovery Center 2016 Top Faculty Collaborators

Two University of Wisconsin-Stout faculty recently received Discovery Center Collaborator of the Year awards acknowledging their work to promote beneficial partnerships between the university and regional industry.

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Problem Solved 

Problem Solved: UW-Stout empowers Wisconsin students, teachers, and lifelong learners with digital fabrication.

It's late June, a relaxing stretch of Wisconsin summer when most K-12 teachers and students welcome the opportunity to close the books, power off computers and turn their attention to things outside the classroom. Yet at University of Wisconsin-Stout's Discovery Center Fab Lab, 11 elementary and secondary teachers have opted to become students for a week...

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