Showing posts from November, 2014

Explore Principles of Lean Manufacturing - Dec 12, Lewiston

Explore the Principles of Lean w Gene - December 12 in Lewiston, Idaho
 RegisterNow! Gene Hamacher of TechHelp and the University of Idaho will lead a full-day Principles of Lean Manufacturing Workshop on Friday, December 12 from 8am – 4:30pm at the Williams Conference Center at LCSC in Lewiston. This workshop provides a powerful orientation to the discipline of Lean. You will learn and practice Lean techniques by applying classroom lessons during multiple production simulation activities.
The workshop will be offered at a discount to members and clients of our partner organizations including the American Manufacturer Network (AMN), the Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Clearwater Economic Development Association (CEDA) and the North Idaho Manufacturer Association (NIMA).  

“The Lean simulation activities made me a believer. Having over 20 years of production experience, I am the kind of guy that says, show me. And they did. We are now on the path of lean…it’s definite…

EPA invites your input regarding Basin Cleanup

EPA Invites Your Input by December 31, 2014(Following information provided by EPA)Why review the cleanup? EPA has started its fourth Five-Year Review of the Bunker Hill Superfund Site, also known as the “Coeur d’Alene Basin Cleanup.” EPA reviews sites where contaminants remain in place at least every five years. The review ensures that cleanup actions continue to protect human health and the environment.
Work to date Bunker Hill was listed as a Superfund site in 1983. Over the past 30 years, EPA has made significant progress in cleaning up this site, making it a healthier place for people to live, work, play, and raise their families. However, heavy metals from historical mining and smelting still present risks.
EPA wants to hear from you You may have information and ideas to share about the site that will assist EPA with this review so that healthy trends in the community can continue. You are invited to share your input by December 31, 2014. Please send to Anne…

Affordable Care Act for Small Business - Clear & Simple

When: Nov 19th, 8-10am Where: NIC’s Workforce Training Center in Post Falls Cost: $10/person- includes coffee and continental breakfast
Do you have questions about the impact of ACA on your Business? Not sure of your options and consequences? Gain update on the ACA, recommendations for analyzing the impact on your business, and solutions for implementation.  You will hear real examples of employer situations and examples of tracking and reporting including IRS filing requirements.  You will gainunderstanding of strategies for measurement and classification of employees.
Speaker: Chris Rivard - Partner, Moss Adams LLP (Specialist on the Affordable Care Act and its impact on employers)