Maine Dirigo SME Chapter 46 Lean Round Tables

Learning and collaborating to make Maine manufacturing better. Looking to sharpen your skills as a Lean practitioner?  Attending the Lean Round Table Series is one of the best ways in Maine to do just that.  But you may be wondering, “What goes on at these Round Tables?” And, “What exactly is SME?”  Read on to… Continue reading>

Is Turnkey Automation Right for You?

Or is there a better way to deliver your automation project? These days its seems every automation integrator is offering turnkey solutions. It’s front and center on the web site and brochure. The term conjures an image of hopping into a brand new car and speeding away from the dealership. If only custom automation solutions… Continue reading>


Alec Mackenzie’s New Twitter Account

Check out Alec's new Twitter account! Alec Mackenzie, president of Mackenzie Design, has created a Twitter account.  Follow him for updates about Mackenzie Design and other exciting happenings in the engineering world.  Check out his first tweet below: Continue reading>

Mackenzie Design Gets a Professional Engineer

Alec Mackenzie has just passed the Professional Engineer (PE) licensure exam for the State of Maine! What is a PE?  A PE is more than just someone with an engineering degree.  PEs must first graduate from an ABET accredited engineering program.  Then, they must pass the fundamentals of engineering (FE) test.  After 4 more years serving… Continue reading>