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Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP)

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MassMEP is a collaborative center comprised of government, business, and academic partners dedicated to helping Massachusetts manufacturers meet the challenges of competing in an ever-changing economy. MassMEP provides Massachusetts manufacturers with the resources they need to prepare for success in today’s advanced manufacturing environment. With real-world experience and expertise, MassMEP partners have the unique ability to help manufacturers identify, analyze, and overcome strategic, operational, and workforce challenges that may be blocking their path to growth and success.

The MEP Center offers a comprehensive set of resources, services, and support grouped into three core areas of expertise designed to help deliver positive, measurable, and sustainable growth to your company’s top and bottom lines: Operational Excellence, Workforce Strategies, and Innovative Growth Solutions. 

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Success Stories

Nye Lubricants improving performance with Lean

Report Year
2020
Nye Lubricants had worked with MassMEP, part of the MEP National Network™, for a brief period of time in 2006. In 2017 Bernadette Ferreira, Director of Operations, was tasked with getting Nye back on the lean pathway. From its past training, Nye knew that lean could make everyone’s job easier; the key to that success would be to educate and train

Human Systems Systems Inc. Partners with MassMEP to Set Company Vision and Drive Growth

Report Year
2020
HSI was referred to MassMEP through Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative (M2I2), where the Company had engaged with the NextFlex Manufacturing USA Institute. After attending a marketing and sales event in September 2018, HSI partnered with MassMEP, part of the MEP National Network™, to build their marketing and organizational

Innovation in Manufacturing

Report Year
2019
Flexo Concepts was looking for a formal process to develop and introduce new products and engaged MassMEP, part of the MEP National Network™. MassMEP helped Flexo Concepts create a product development map and that work exposed several areas of the business that needed improvement work. Manufacturing was chosen as the first area of focus.

"MassMEP helped us to take time to implement a huge culture shift within the company. As a result, the philosophy is now embedded in the culture and can strategically decide a plan for future growth."

—David Jewett, Shop Supervisor/Mfg. Engineer

Created March 18, 2019, Updated June 2, 2020