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Mississippi Manufacturers Association Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MMA-MEP)

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MMA-MEP is a non-profit division of MMA that provides services to help Mississippi manufacturers be globally competitive. MMA-MEP is one of 51 state Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP). With our manufacturing experts and network of industry resources, we help manufacturers implement change that makes the significant difference between surviving and thriving. MMA-MEP is a catalyst for strengthening American manufacturing and accelerating its ongoing transformation into a more efficient and powerful engine of innovation driving economic growth and job creation. Our Community College and University based MMA-MEP Mississippi Centers provide small and medium-sized manufacturers the tools to innovate, create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save time and money. MMA-MEP provides a wide array of services to Mississippi manufacturers in the key areas of:

  •     Growth services
  •     Lean optimization
  •     Polymer services
  •     Quality systems
  •     Industrial engineering solutions
  •     Workforce solutions
  •     Strategic solutions
  •     Pollution prevention (P2) and sustainability solutions

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Success Stories

Meucci Cues - Site Master Planning

Reported Year
Meucci Cues contacted MMA-MEP’s affiliate center, Mississippi State University CAVS Extension (CAVS-E), part of the MEP National Network™, with a request to evaluate their current manufacturing space and material flow and provide recommendations on layout designs. The new owners sought to increase production by increasing capacity at their

Manufacturing Transformation at Mitchell Metal Products

Reported Year
The demand for MMP products has grown and they have added additional products to their line over the past several years. To keep up with demand, they were running up to 18 hours per week of overtime and were out of space to expand their processes. Their finished goods and work in process were stored in aisles as no additional space was available

Formulation Work Supports Job Creation in Mississippi

Reported Year
The impact of Chromis Technologies’ CyclAFlor line of standard and customer amorphous fluoropolymers extends far beyond their initial optical applications. As they ventured into new application areas, they recognized the necessity of a capable laboratory and skilled polymer experts to support their product development and commercialization
Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 22, 2024