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Leadership & Team Skills

Promote positive group interactions and productivity with our assistance.  More »

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Lean Business Practices

Shorten lead time, improve product quality and boost customer service satisfaction through your Lean journey.  More »

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Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

We can help your business with technical skills and continuous quality improvement, among other needs.  More »

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center

Northern Lower Office

Customer-focused solutions, active learning model training, on- and off-site delivery — this is what you can expect from the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) - Northern Lower Office. We help you gain a clearer understanding of your own processes and create an improvement plan developed through a facilitated event at your facility.

Top Reasons For Choosing MMTC - Northern lower office

  • Customized training
  • The Active Learning Model
  • Measurable impacts
  • Industry expert trainers

Matt Bulloch, President and CEO, TentCraft; "NMC has been a phenomenal training partner. I learned more with NMC lean than in business school.”

Northern Michigan Lean Learning Consortium

The Northern Michigan Lean Learning Consortium is a member-based support network for those pursuing Lean with resources and support from NMC, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, and other partners. Members benefits include access to monthly events including Best Practice Tours, Learning Events, and Gemba Tours. Learn More »

Ron Jolly ShowWTCM AM 580 Monthly Manufacturing Segment

The January segment featured Jake Kelly, Plant Manager, Antrim Machine Products, Inc., along with Rob Summers, Senior Business Advisor, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center, NL Office. Listen here »

Training Quick Links

Contact Us at (231) 995-2218 or

Upcoming Workshops 

lean manufacturing practitioner - $1,500

Thursdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27 & March 12,19, 26, 2020
8:30 AM–12:30 PM
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lean manufacturing champion - Gaylord - $3,500

Two Tuesdays each month, February 11 - July 14, 2020
8:00 AM–4:30 PM
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lean manufacturing champion - Traverse city - $3,500

Two Wednesdays each month, February 12 - July 15, 2020
8:00 AM–4:30 PM
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All upcoming workshops »

Lean Learning Consortium Events 

230 7th St, Cadillac, MI 49601
8:30 - 11:30 AM
Topic: Mistake Proofing


Topic: Using Continuous Improvement to Empower Employees to be Agents of Change
8:30 - 11:30 AM


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