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GENEDGE is Virginia’s best public resource to help manufacturing and industry innovate, compete, and grow. We deliver consulting based expertise and technology transfer to over 200 companies each year. Our team helps clients expand, diversify, improve top & bottom line results, create jobs and sustain employment. 

GENEDGE is part of the MEP National Network™, which provides access to industry-wide services and proven, results-based solutions. GENEDGE affiliates include the Manufacturing Technology Center (MTC) in Wytheville, VA and a premier network of over 50 partners and service providers. For more information please visit

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Success Stories

Comprehensive Commercialization strategy assists Virginia MetalFab with evolution to a full production metal manufacturing company.

Reported Year
Virginia MetalFab was looking to expand physical space and market space. The strategy required growing from a “job shop” to a production metal manufacturing company, increasing market share in their current industries, growing their transportation market share and increasing their physical footprint. At the time of the first meeting, Virginia

Strategic Commercialization Plan Brings an Environmental Innovation to Market

Reported Year
Pancopia was struggling to bring their idea to market and navigate the steps necessary to achieve commercialization. The team was unsure whether they had the resources to develop a viable prototype, or whether they could come up with a business model that would allow them to take the product to the market within the next few years in a financially
Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 16, 2024