Posts Tagged ‘manufacturing’

  • Value Stream Mapping Workshop

    March 24th, 2015 | Featured, News

    Value Stream Mapping: Hands-on training for the small and mid-sized manufacturer   JOHN WOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE Workforce Development Center 4220 Kochs Lane Quincy, Illinois APRIL 21 & 28 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Value Stream Mapping (VSM) enables a company to identify waste in manufacturing and administrative processes using objective data. Cross-functional teams develop a […]


  • 2015 Annual Meeting in Review

    January 16th, 2015 | Featured, News, Uncategorized

    Opportunities Ahead January 14, 2015Oakley-Lindsay CenterDan Henke, Chairman of the Board [Click here to view the Prezi, including videos, that accompanied this speech.] This has been a year of action for GREDF and our region. Last year at this meeting, we introduced our new strategic plan to you. The plan was designed as a road […]


  • Workforce Development Update

    December 11th, 2013 | Featured, News

    Community leaders and stakeholders are making progress on developing a shared vision for workforce development in the Adams County region. You may recall that in April of this year, more than 40 area leaders gathered to discuss workforce issues and create a platform for continued collaboration. Much work has been done since that time to […]


  • National Manufacturing Day is October 4th

    October 2nd, 2013 | Featured, News

    Great River Economic Development Foundation, John Wood Community College and the Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois will hold a press conference celebrating National Manufacturing Day this Friday, October 4, 2013, at 9:30am at Prince Agri Products’ facility located at 221 Prince Agri Way in the South Quincy Development District. Megan Backs, Great River Economic […]


  • eDevelopments: Educating Educators about Manufacturing Careers

    February 20th, 2013 | Featured, News

    Counselors Academy Exposes Educators to Manufacturing Career Paths School counselors from around the region now have a bigger toolbox thanks to a partnership among the Workforce Investment Board of Western Illinois, Quincy Area Vocational Technical Center, John Wood Community College and GREDF. The counselors spent last Thursday learning how they can help their students succeed […]