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Weekend edition June 10, 2022 | Tom Ballard

UT CIS, Tennessee Chamber announce launch of online manufacturer-supplier database and connectivity platform

The University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services (UT CIS) and the Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership that it operates are launching a new resource named “CONNEXTM Tennessee” in collaboration with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Described as “a powerful online manufacturer-supplier database and connectivity platform provided as a no-cost resource for Tennessee manufacturers and suppliers,” CONNEXTM Tennessee is the only supply chain tool specifically promoting the capabilities of Tennessee’s manufacturing industry.

The cloud-based platform is intended to connect manufacturers, suppliers, and buyers in a searchable database to quickly post and respond to needs, visualize supply chain risk, search for qualified manufacturers, and discover new business opportunities. “‘CONNEXTM Tennessee’ puts you deep into Tennessee’s supply chain network and seamlessly integrates with the highly respected CONNEXTM Marketplace, sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM),” UT CIS writes.

Access to CONNEXTM Tennessee is complimentary for Tennessee manufacturers. More details on the program that officially launches later this month are available here.

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