MiMfg May/Jun 2022 - Page 3

MiMfg

Magazine

May / Jun 2022 • Vol . XXXV • Issue No . 3
May / June 2022 MiMfg Magazine 3

Contents

Read MiMfg Magazine online : mag . mimfg . org .
John J . Walsh Publisher
Delaney McKinley Managing Editor
Editorial Staff
Joy Wolf Design Editor
Ashley Wakefield Advertising
With editorial contribution by Doug Claggett , Austen Smith and Dean Stelmaszek
Michigan Manufacturers Association and MMA Service Corporation 620 S . Capitol Ave ., Lansing MI 48933 Phone : 517-372-5900 • Fax : 517-372-3322 E-mail : ask @ mimfg . org • Web : mimfg . org
MiMfg Magazine Vol . XXXV Issue No . 3 , May / June 2022 ( ISSN 1936-8860 ), ( USPS 024-973 ) published bi-monthly for $ 18 per year by the MMA Service Corporation ( MMASC ), 620 S . Capitol Ave ., Lansing MI 48933-2308 . Periodicals postage paid at Lansing MI and additional offices . POSTMASTER : send address changes to MiMfg Magazine , P . O . Box 14247 , Lansing , MI 48901-4247 .
On the Cover : The fragility of the supply chain has been exacerbated in the wake of COVID-19 . Turn to page 12 to read how some Michigan manufacturers have risen to the challenge .

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On the Cover

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How Michigan Manufacturers Adapt and Evolve in the Face of Supply Chain Disruptions
This Month ’ s Features

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MMA Welcomes Bill Rayl to Help Members Tackle Talent Challenges
John J . Walsh • MMA
MFG Excellence Awards Nominations Open June 14
Protect Your Supply Chain : Top 5 Action Steps Manufacturers Can Take Now
Linda M . Watson • Clark Hill
Navigating Supply Chain Issues : Cost Saving Measures for Improving Your Transportation Costs
Dave Nielsen • Maner Costerisan
The Case for Consolidation Construction : Enhancing Safety , Increasing Productivity and Streamlining Distribution
Justin Monson • Wolverine Building Group
The Fractional CFO Relationship
Tom Shemanski • Rehmann
Why Your Company Needs a Strategic Plan
Vincent Mastrovito • Prometis Partners
Inside Every Issue

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First & Foremost Member Advantage
MFG Game Changers
SOBRsafe
Solutions for Success
ASE
Premium Associate Member Spotlight
Andrew Lawlor • IBT Online
Industry Member Spotlight
Brian Kraus • Amway
MFG Voice MMA Events