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

Internal Lean and Marketing Growth During Pandemic

Reported Year
With the company at a sales plateau, Richard Ourso, owner of The Olde Mill, decided to focus his efforts on cultivating the external and internal workings of The Olde Mill. He contacted Dan Stumper of LCTCS MEP of LA and Justin Dedden, LCTCS MEP representative at Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC), part of the MEP National Network™, for help.
Created March 18, 2019, Updated August 12, 2023