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North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP)

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The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) provides manufacturing extension services that enhance the productivity, innovative capacity and technological performance of NC-based manufacturing firms. It also works to strengthen the global competitiveness of small- and medium-sized manufacturers. NCMEP’s team of experienced technical specialists engage with and provide solutions to hundreds of manufacturers across the state. NCMEP links its manufacturing partners to a network of national expertise and suppliers, creating an innovation hub and knowledge base for the state of North Carolina. NCMEP is administered by NC State University Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) as a National Institute of Standards and Technology Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership center for the state.

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Success Stories

Metal Manufacturer Shines After Receiving ISO Certification from NCMEP Partner

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, that common goal was to achieve an ISO 9001 certification. Jonathan says, “We’ve wanted to be ISO certified since 2004 and some of our current customers were beginning to require their vendors to be ISO certified so we thought now was as good of a time as any. We wanted to be prepared for a post-COVID-19 world and
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 26, 2022