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Showcasing Our Critical to Quality Initiative to the Manufacturing Alliance

Posted March 11, 2020 by in Announcements

In February, IWCO Direct hosted the Manufacturing Alliance Lean Enterprise Peer Group for a Critical-to-Quality (CTQ) event to showcase efforts we’ve made to ensure customer satisfaction. The Manufacturers Alliance is an association that provides a platform for manufacturers to come together for training, education, best practice sharing, and exchanging industry ideas.

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Ongoing Security Training Helps Us Stay Sharp

Posted November 22, 2019 by in Data Security

A year-end review of our data security means looking at every aspect of our program, even those that are performing well, to identify areas where we can be even better. While our Information Security team will certainly be joining in this time of reflection, it will be as part of the everyday commitment that is required to deliver effective security …

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Problem-Solving Training is Helping Teams and Individuals Deal with Issues More Effectively

Posted November 6, 2019 by in Announcements

Continuous Improvement (CI) is all about empowering individuals to identify, analyze, and solve problems. The real power and impact of these elements become apparent when they strengthen the quality of our processes and products, reduce cycle time, facilitate change management, mitigate risk, and improve the customer experience – all while improving the efficiency, effectiveness, and  […]

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New Ideas, New Friends, and a Bit of Fair Food: IWCO Direct Hosts Steel Partners EH&S Council in MN

Posted September 17, 2019 by in Announcements

At the end of August, we welcomed members of the Steel Partners Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Council to Minnesota for their week-long annual meeting. The 54 members in attendance represented 35 locations from 11 different Steel Partners companies. Our Chanhassen campus acted as home base to facilitate the communication of best management practices for EH&S […]

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What Corporate Training Looks Like at IWCO Direct

Posted August 27, 2019 by in Announcements

As you may have followed in SpeakingDIRECT, we’ve been tracking IWCO Direct’s progress with new tools and practices for learning, training, and professional development, along with how it helps us deliver better marketing. We’ve always used standard corporate training resources (like SOPs, process diagrams, and online conferencing) that make our work better by making our  […]

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As Three Executives Receive Promotions, We’re Wishing a Fond Farewell to Our Long-Time President & CFO

Posted July 23, 2019 by in Announcements, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

Change is a constant at IWCO Direct. Today, we proudly announced three well-deserved promotions within our leadership team, and also announced Joe Morrison has retired as president and CFO. Joe will be sorely missed. First, let’s review the exciting news. Jake Hertel, who has been vice president of finance since 2012, has been promoted to executive vice president and CFO [...]

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IWCO Direct Welcomes Sarah Corrigan as Senior Vice President Human Resources/Environment Health and SafetyLearn More
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