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Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Nebraska MEP)

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The Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Nebraska MEP) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln provides manufacturing support and assistance to enhance the productivity and technological performance of small- and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises statewide. Leveraging relationships with technical specialists at the University of Nebraska and a network of external providers, Nebraska MEP offers an assortment of services to help manufacturers improve, grow, connect and lead.

Nebraska MEP’s approach is to work with each client individually, understand their needs, and tailor a plan to meet specific goals and objectives. The end goal is to increase the profitability and competitiveness of manufacturers through a concerted effort to develop high caliber workers, foster product innovation, cultivate new customers and enter new markets. 

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Success Stories

How EOS Led to a Higher Functioning Organization

Reported Year
Leadership at Cyclonaire wanted to ensure that the company would continue to grow. While looking at ways to accomplish this objective the management team had read the book Traction, by Gino Wickman, which introduced them to the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®). During a meeting with the Nebraska MEP, part of the MEP National Network™, Scott

Quality Management Program Leads to Economic Impacts for Company

Reported Year
After having discussions with the Nebraska MEP staff, NCP owners Ryan and Beau Colllison realized that they would need to develop better processes and a quality management program to help grow the company. Specifically, they wanted to examine and measure how these process improvements would be managed and the roles of management team members based

Local Ethanol Plant Enhances Quality System With the Help of Nebraska MEP

Reported Year
Nebraska has the nation’s second-largest installed capacity of biobased manufactured ethanol, which contributes approximately 2.5+ billion gallons per year to the U.S. total output. There are 24 agriculturally based ethanol production facilities across the state. Continually changing margins in the industry make it imperative for these plants to
Created March 18, 2019, Updated March 7, 2023