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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

Arizona MEP and Life Startup Essentials Work Together to Improve Business Fundamentals

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The company, started by three family members who saw a need in the community and decided to fulfill it, quickly became successful. Running a business was new to the founders and COO Anthony Newell sought to expand his knowledge of business operations by attending an Arizona MEP workshop on lean and OSHA. After the workshop, Arizona MEP Senior
Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 16, 2024