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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


Reported Year
When the new cybersecurity requirements (DFARS 252.204-7012) were announced, CMW’s leadership team wanted to protect their data while also getting ahead of their competitors. However, after a quick assessment of the potential financial commitment, CMW realized that outside cybersecurity support would be cost prohibitive. Fortunately, CMW learned of

EMC Achieves DFARS Compliance with Guidance from GENEDGE

Reported Year
EMC’s management realized they must meet new DOD cybersecurity requirements to continue bidding on and winning DOD contracts, plus prepare for the upcoming Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Since they lacked the inhouse cybersecurity expertise, management turned to GENEDGE’s cybersecurity program - Virginia’s Defending Controlled
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 26, 2022