Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana (MEP of LA)

mepol logo - the MEP Center in Louisiana

The Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana (MEP of LA) is a sponsored program of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) serving Louisiana manufacturers statewide. We have experts in house, as well as a statewide network of manufacturing extension agents and partners, to provide a full range of services that focus on productivity, profitability and manufacturing success.

Our Mission: To provide Louisiana manufacturers with value-driven, best-practice solutions. The experts at MEP of LA provide targeted needs assessment, consulting and technical assistance to strengthen and enhance your manufacturing business.  We collaborate with public and private resources to provide smart, innovative and sustainable solutions that allow our clients to work and compete smarter. Most importantly, MEP of LA is rated, graded and funded on impact; we are committed to a high return on investment. 

View the One Pager for Louisiana

Success Stories

Space Utilization and Mapping Consultation Creates New Location Options

Reported Year
Cenla Powder Coating needed consulting assistance with factory flow design and implementation at a new location. Cenla Powder Coating also expressed the need for consulting services with customer management regarding digital marketing, point of use displays, and a means to upsell customers. LCTCS MEP of LA Project Manager Dan Stumper was able to
Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 16, 2024