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Al YoungwerthFounder of Rekluse & Versabuilt
Chris RodgersCreator of Rapid Rope
Calvin AllanEngineering Director, DECKED
Charlotte ArmstrongOwner, Cowboy Tom’s Flapjacks
Mark MelniInventor of Connector & Owner of Melni LLC
Caleb ChungCo Founder It's Alive Labs
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TechHelp, Idaho’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) center, is seeking a talented and creative Manufacturing Specialist for our Northern and North Central Idaho region. In this role, you will drive business growth and manage technical and training services for Idaho manufacturers. The Manufacturing Specialist will develop relationships with client company leadership to provide consulting in operational excellence, advanced manufacturing, business management, and growth strategies. As a TechHelp Manufacturing Specialist, you will work in a fun and fast-paced team environment and be a part of the rich history of the University of Idaho.
If you look around, you may find many examples of ‘TIM WOODS’ in a food processing facility. TIM WOODS is an acronym for the ‘eight wastes’ that can plague a processing facility. In lean manufacturing, waste is any cost, effort, or material that is used in a processing facility that does not directly lead to a completed unit.
VentureCapital.Org is looking for startups for the upcoming WeROC Conference (Women Entrepreneurs Realizing Opportunities for Capital) as well as startups for its upcoming Deal Forum Pitch Events. Those interested in applying can do so at Gust.com or by sending me their pitch deck and executive summary directly. We are looking for seed to series A/B startups and are industry agnostic. Program participants will be matched with team of mentors to perfect their presentation and prepare for raising capital leading up to the actual pitch event.
According to the Idaho Business Review, there were about 470,000 Idaho workers eligible for the Accomplished Under 40 (AU40) award in 2022. From among that huge cohort, Food Processing Specialist Catherine Cantley of TechHelp and the University of Idaho stood out and was recognized as one of Idaho’s AU40 business professionals.
TechHelp’s Jessica Lambert Wins Women in STEM, Medicine and Law scholarship
Discover the new developments at the New Product Development Lab at studio\Blu. The list of NEW developments includes a new NPD space, the new studio\Blu program, new and bigger staff, new skill sets, new equipment, new services, and more.
When buying equipment for a food processing facility or commercial kitchen, it is ideal to purchase new equipment that is designed for the specific product, processing use, and processing capacity at the facility. However, in many cases this equipment may be cost-prohibitive, or the exact type of equipment may not be readily available, and so used equipment may need to be purchased instead.
Recording of TechHelp’s Webinar on the Uses and Benefits of Collaborative Robots (Cobots) in Manufacturing Facilities – Jan 27
Is your manufacturing facility undergoing a workforce shortage? Attracting, hiring, and keeping workers is one of today’s key workforce challenges. In this webinar, we explored how collaborative robots (also called cobots) can help. Our speakers, Ryan Okelberry (House of Design) and Al Youngwerth (Versabuilt) are local legends in the robotics industry who shared their experiences and answered questions.
Idaho’s Cocoa Bombs Sweetened Our Day at IMA MFG Trade Show TechHelp was proud to join the Idaho Manufacturing Alliance at the only manufacturing-focused industry tradeshow in Idaho. The event
The Winner of the 2022 Coolest Thing Made in Idaho Contest is the Atomic Potato Chip Company of Arco
Voting for the Coolest Thing Made in Idaho Closed October 28 and the Winner is the Atomic Potato Chip Company Learn More In our continuing efforts to promote manufacturing, TechHelp