July 6th, 2020
Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered robots, 3D printing, the Internet of Things (IoT) … there’s a whole world of advanced manufacturing technology and innovation just waiting for small and medium-sized manufacturers who want to step up their digital game. Unfortunately, manufacturing digitization can present some fundamental challenges, like added cybersecurity risk.Read more
June 29th, 2020
It seems no part of the economy is left untouched by COVID-19. Both essential and non-essential industries have felt the impact of the novel coronavirus and its devastating effects on the economy, especially manufacturing.Read more
May 27th, 2020
Previously, OSHA issued guidance indicating that most employers only had to record or report confirmed COVID-19 cases when provided with objective evidence that an employee contracted COVID-19 at work. In practice, this put the burden on employees to submit evidence to employers establishing that their COVID-19 cases were contracted at work.Read more
May 12th, 2020
A recent survey by Thomas Industrial examined impacts of COVID-19 and revealed one in four U.S. manufacturers are considering expanding industrial automation as a result of the crisis, while one in five already has automated systems in place.Read more
May 5th, 2020
The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance has created a comprehensive Return to Work & Recovery Guide to serve as a “roadmap” for companies beginning to resume or ramp up operations. This guide offers information on a wide range of topics, beginning with a return-to-work checklist and offering information on everything from Personal Protection Equipment and disinfection protocols […]Read more
April 13th, 2020
These difficult times have many people needing to build or revise their resumes. We want to help.
Join the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance for a “Resume Bootcamp” virtual workshop on Friday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. CST.
April 13th, 2020
Here’s a quick checklist if you suspect a COVID-19 exposure has occurred at your manufacturing facility. The list, from our sister organization in Iowa is based on the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control.Read more
March 21st, 2020
IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE FOR MANUFACTURERS:
Need immediate business assistance? Contact your local manufacturing extension agent. Find all contact numbers and information here. Our extension agents are available for free (remote if necessary) consultations to help your company address operational, supply chain, or financial issues that arise from the disruption.
Contact us anytime at email@example.com. (Usually respond with two […]
March 10th, 2020
AVB Bank recently joined the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance as an Affiliate Member. The strategic partnership between AVB Bank and the Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance is working toward improving the economic development throughout Oklahoma, creating wealth and supporting local communities and businesses.Read more
February 28th, 2020
The Oklahoma Manufacturing Alliance has an opening for a manufacturing extension agent / business development coordinator. This extension agent will be headquartered on the campus of Moore Norman Technology Center and will serve companies in central Oklahoma.Read more