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Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP)

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The Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) is a program of Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute and is a member of the National MEP network supported by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The GaMEP has been serving Georgia manufacturers since 1960. The Center offers a solution based approach through coaching and education designed to increase top line growth and reduce bottom line cost. GAMEP has ten regions across the state of Georgia. Each region has a dedicated regional manager that specializes in project management and implementation, as well as resources to serve the manufacturing industry. They are ready to meet with you, at your convenience, to understand your needs, and recommend a customized solution that best fits your goals and objectives.

The GaMEP has established partnerships within the economic development, government, industry, and private sectors that have complementary missions. These relationships help ensure that all applicable state and private support services are easily accessed to help improve and grow your organization.

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Success Stories

Veteran-Owned Manufacturer Creates Playbook for Success

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PSG has been practicing the Hoshin Kanri model, a management process that aligns an organization’s functions and activities with its strategic objectives, every year since 2008. As the company grew, so did the need for continuous improvement, and Brandyn Chapman, President, knew he needed to bring in the experts. Enter Larry Alford, region manager

Agriculture Manufacturer Sees Opportunity Through Customer Diversification

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Poly Tech Industries' business is largely seasonal, just like the industry it serves - agriculture. Jimmy Rabitsch, chief executive officer, knew he needed to expand outside of their niche market and even out revenue throughout the year. He contacted the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP) at Georgia Tech, part of the MEP National

Increasing Productivity through a Positive Air Flow

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Roger Wood Foods couldn’t escape the Southern humidity. The plant was experiencing a negative air balance, which created condensation due to the hot, humid air hitting the cold work surfaces. Plastic sheeting was used to shield the food, but this was only a temporary fix. Angela Travis, controller for Roger Wood Foods, reached out to Ben Cheeks
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 26, 2022