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Arizona Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Arizona MEP)

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Arizona MEP’s mission is to make every Arizona manufacturer the most successful business it can be. As Arizona’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Arizona MEP’s manufacturing and business experts offer customized solutions and hands-on assistance to help your company achieve its goals.

Whether you’re looking for incremental improvements to your operation or a major transformation, Arizona MEP can provide a solution created just for you. Arizona MEP’s experts have decades of manufacturing and business experience and will work hand-in-hand with you to develop and implement effective solutions.

Arizona MEP services include:


  • Process Improvement
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Quality and ISO Certification
  • Workforce Development
  • Advanced Technology


  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Development
  • Sales, Marketing and Export
  • Finance and Capital Formation
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Sustainability and Energy Reduction

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Success Stories

Hydronalix Grows Export Markets Fivefold in Five Years

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Hydronalix and Arizona MEP, part of the MEP National Network™, first worked together to help the company develop precision molds for its vehicles. After the success of this project and learning about the company’s export goals, Arizona MEP approached Hydronalix with the opportunity to enroll in ExporTech. Hydronalix was already selling into export

Falcon Engineering Scales Seamlessly to Meet Demand for PPE

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Arizona MEP, part of the MEP National Network™, learned about Falcon’s textile manufacturing expertise a few years ago. When the state began ramping up the response to PPE shortages, Falcon was top on the list of possible contract manufacturers. When Arizona MEP asked Falcon’s President, Shauna Fantasia, if the company was interested in helping

Valutek Builds on Success with Arizona MEP

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In 2020, global supply chain disruptions impacted Valutek's lead times, order size and inventory levels leading to increased investment in raw materials and finished goods inventory to insulate their customers from uncertainty about product availability. Company leadership used KPIs to understand company performance and historical sales data to
Created March 18, 2019, Updated July 12, 2021