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MMEC Forward Focus - MMEC Helps AdvR Visualize the Move from Development to Production

September 15, 2011View for printing

When Montana-based AdvR, Inc. - a developer of laser optic technologies - was moving one of their technologies from development toward production, company leaders asked what is the best way to move toward manufacturing. They were, after all, a "bunch of scientists, not manufacturers," said Elizabeth Noonan, AdvR's contracts coordinator. "We knew we needed guidance but we weren't sure where we could get it."

Key Points

Looking at things systematically early in the process incorporates best business practices that streamline production & maximize capabilities.

Having sound procedures in place positions a company to innovate and grow.

Seek expertise before bad production habits get entrenched.

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