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Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

MEP is a public-private partnership with Centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico dedicated to serving small and medium-sized manufacturers. Last year, MEP Centers interacted with 28,213 manufacturers, leading to $15.7 billion in sales, $1.5 billion in cost savings, $4.5 billion in new client investments, and helped create or retain 114,650 jobs.

MANUFACTURING VIDEOS: REAL STORIES, REAL RESULTS

For the past 30 years, the MEP National NetworkTM has equipped small and medium-sized manufacturers with the resources needed to grow and thrive. Our industry experts work side-by-side with manufacturers to reduce costs, improve efficiencies, develop the next generation workforce, create new products, find new markets and much more. Together, they strengthen communities and U.S. manufacturing. Watch More Videos

In today’s manufacturing world, women play a much larger role than they have in the past. Whether you are creative, analytical or process-oriented, there is a place in manufacturing for you. From leadership in the front office to machine operators on the shop floor, women of all ages are changing the stereotypes and face of manufacturing. Manufacturers need diversity among their workforce as they develop future technologies and women are a force to be reckoned with, offering some of the most brilliant minds in manufacturing today. Manufacturing is a safe, clean, high tech environment with opportunities for everybody. It’s an exciting time to be a woman in manufacturing.
Cincinnati Crane & Hoist, a client of TechSolve, Inc. (part of the Ohio MEP and the MEP National Network) is the premier crane builder in the Midwest. A Veteran Owned Small Business, Cincinnati Crane &Hoist is committed to producing and distributing the finest American made cranes the market has to offer. In 2017, the company suffered a cyber attack through a spearfishing campaign. While it had significant impacts on the company, they worked with TechSolve to find solutions and get back to business.

Manufacturing Innovation Blog

When Business is Slow

Nobody likes business to be slow. If you’re in a fast-paced world like manufacturing, seeing your machines or employees idle can drive a person insane. If you

News and Updates

NIST Awards $498,845 to Workcred, Inc.

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) has awarded a new cooperative

Contacts

For General Information

  • MEP Headquarters
    (301) 975-5020
    100 Bureau Drive, M/S 4800
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-4800