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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

ISO 9001 Implementation Leads to Improvement in Sales

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For nearly 40 years, Duncan Aviation has supported many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) by manufacturing various interior components and bracketry for refurbishment projects through their FAA PMA Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA) authorization. In 2020, they saw a strategic opportunity to launch a new enterprise division called Duncan

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

Consistent Job Instruction Leads to Growth

Reported Year
During the pandemic, a group of Hexagon employees attended several of Nebraska MEP's free informational webinars on job supervision. Subsequently, based on a significant safety event at the company and what they had learned from the webinars, the director of training and the production system senior manager decided that the Center could be helpful
Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 16, 2024