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New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership (New Mexico MEP)

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New Mexico MEP aspires to be the premier solution provider to strengthen and grow New Mexico’s manufacturing. As a statewide assistance center, New Mexico MEP is dedicated to increasing the competitiveness of the state’s small and mid sized businesses. The Center’s experts and industry resource network help create the change that can make the difference. New Mexico MEP provides expertise in results-driven methodologies, best practices, and innovative technologies designed to increase your profitability. As a public/private partnership, New Mexico MEP brings together government, not-for-profit and industry resources to offer the comprehensive programs and services you need.

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Success Stories

IDS Manages Growth with Help from New Mexico MEP Pilot Project

Reported Year
Military electronics obsolescence and other applications are driving the growth of 3D-printed electronics because the technology allows factories and installations to avoid the downtime and cost of retooling. Electronic printing enables equipment operators to insert a new CAD file and quickly resume production. When IDS received a significant

Bringing Innovation to Rural Clothing Manufacturer

Reported Year
Navajo Spirit is working on balancing automation with existing manufacturing processes, by rolling out updated information technology. Carl Ballenger, General Manager, has moved the business forward using technology to digitize patterns and standardizing work processes. Carl and Virginia Yazzie Ballenger, owner and designer, wanted New Mexico MEP

The Flavor of Success: Salsa maker prepares for new facility with help from New Mexico MEP

Reported Year
New Mexico Sabor continues to produce from a commercial kitchen, where Gallegos-Ortega pays access fees and hourly usage fees, making it imperative that ingredients are ready for each production run and kitchen time is expedited. Equipment and ingredients must be brought from remote locations, adding to the intrinsic inefficiencies of a shared
Created March 18, 2019, Updated May 18, 2021