FHSU Small Business Development Center offers manufacturer's roundtable

Wilkens Manufacturing will be the host company for a Manufacturer's Roundtable scheduled for Thursday, March 30, in Stockton.

Starting time for the meeting is 11 a.m. A tour of Wilkens Manufacturing of Stockton is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. Wilkens manufactures "walking floor trailers" and is the nationĂ­s first and oldest walking floor dealer.

The event is co-hosted by the Fort Hays State University Small Business Development Center, Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center, Western Kansas Manufacturers Association and the Kansas Department of Commerce and Housing.

"How to Find Employees" will be the topic for the panel discussion. Finding employees is a critical need not only for Northwest Kansas but for all manufacturers in the United States. Information discussed will include resources available to assist manufacturers in finding the ideal employee. Human resources personnel are encouraged to attend.

The meeting will be in the Stockton City Hall Community Room, 115 S. Walnut. Southwestern Bell will sponsor lunch.

Companies in Cheyenne, Sherman, Wallace, Rawlins, Thomas, Logan, Decatur, Sheridan, Gove, Norton, Graham, Trego, Phillips, Rooks, Ellis, Smith, Osborne, Rush, Barton, Pawnee and Russell counties are invited to the meeting.

Pre-registration is not required.

For more information, contact the FHSU SBDC at (785) 628-6786 or sbdc@fhsu.edu

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