UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center

Annual Conference

You won't want to miss the Manufacturing Advantage Conference October 1-2, 2014

This will be the HOTTEST YEAR YET featuring burning issues and hot topics for manufacturers including:

  • NASA Glenn Research Display, Presentations and 1-on-1 Opportunities
  • Keynote Speakers, Presentations and Panel Discussions Exploring Alternative Strategies for cost Effective Healthcare for your Business
  • Workforce Challenges including Engagement, Empowerment, Skills Gap and more!
  • Energy Conservation Incentives and Best Practices

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The UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center* (MOC) is dedicated to uncovering pathways to greater profitability and growth for small to mid-sized manufacturers will continue.  We will carry on a solid tradition of providing impactful services to help manufacturers succeed in the areas of strategic direction, top-line growth, process improvement and people and culture.

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*formerly the Northwest Wisconsin Manufacturing Outreach Center (NWMOC)

Our Mission
Engage manufacturers in executing strategies for greater profitability and long-term growth.

Our Vision        
The UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC) builds on its strong track record in working with industry leaders to put their companies on a path to positive growth and sustainable profitability. Through its strong partner networks, the MOC brings together resources and knowledge that help manufacturers become more efficient and effective. People interested in economic development seek out the organization to infuse innovation and best practices throughout the region. The Center has achieved clarity of its organizational design, and the MOC staff strives to strengthen the connections to University of Wisconsin-Stout as a means of delivering even better service to clients.


Our Values
• Integrity – personal demonstration of reliability and trust
• Sustainability – the capacity to endure
• Respect – recognition of trust, ethic and credibility
• Sincerity – genuine commitment to stand behind what is said and done
• Collaboration – working together toward mutually beneficial goals

A Proactive Approach to Exporting as a Growth Strategy

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The MTAC Pilot Project

The UW-Stout MOC has been awarded funding for the pilot Great Lakes Manufacturing Technology Acceleration Center project.  

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Free Assessment Tool

Next Generation Manufacturing Assessment Tool

Based on the six NGM strategies, the tool allows manufacturers to track their progress toward world-class status.  Strategies include:

  • Customer-focused innovation
  • Human capital management
  • Superior processes/improvement focus
  • Supply-chain management and collaboration
  • Sustainability
  • Global engagement  

Click here to take the assessment!

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UW-Stout Discovery Center