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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

Site Master Planning at CITE Armored

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MMA-MEP Center at MSU CAVS Extension (MSU-CAVS-E), part of the MEP National Network™, has worked with CITE Armored on other projects in the past. When their customer orders increased and outpaced capacity, CITE Armored turned to MSU-CAVS-E to propose a solution. CITE Armored was considering layout changes and a possible plant expansion.
Created March 18, 2019, Updated April 2, 2022