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Manufacturer’s Edge is a statewide manufacturing assistance center, partially funded by the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). Manufacturer’s Edge encourages the strength and competitiveness of Colorado manufacturers through onsite technical assistance through coaching, training, and consulting, collaboration-focused industry programs, and leveraging government, university and economic development partnerships. 

Through onsite support and technical assistance, Manufacturer’s Edge works to boost the competitiveness of Colorado manufacturers. The Manufacturer’s Edge’s experienced engineers and business professionals have skills in manufacturing, management, process improvements and technology acceleration and work closely with manufacturers to provide company assessments and customized solutions including hands-on facilitation and implementation. Manufacturer’s Edge is committed to maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction and providing results that improve a company’s bottom line.

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Success Stories

Veterinary Doctors Find Their Way to the Manufacturing Floor

Reported Year
Early in the life of the company, Dr. Hendrickson found that he needed assistance with the layout of the manufacturing site to ensure effective and efficient production processes. As a member of the Northern Colorado Manufacturing Partnership, Dr. Hendrickson became acquainted with Manufacturer’s Edge and the support they were able to offer through

Colorado-Based Natural Skincare Company Spinster Sisters Turns to Local MEP Center to Increase Throughput and Meet Hand Sanitizer Demand

Reported Year
Spinster Sisters was considering discontinuing some product lines and had earmarked their hand sanitizer as one possible candidate. As Kelly watched the news, however, she realized that it would be better to double down instead. She then reached out to her packaging supplier and placed an order for 200,000 bottles and pumps, which was a significant
Created March 18, 2019, Updated March 16, 2022