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Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership

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OMEP works side by side with Oregon manufacturers to help build successful businesses. We draw on our team’s significant depth and breadth of real-world manufacturing experience, bringing a thoughtful problem-solving approach to eliminating obstacles companies face. With our roots in lean as a business operating philosophy, we leverage these methodologies to provide solutions in Manufacturing Operations, Business Financials & Strategy and Organizational Development to be Oregon manufacturer’s source for growth and prosperity.

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Success Stories

Sturdi-Built Greenhouse Manufacturing Company

Reported Year
Sturdi-Built faced significant challenges with longer than desired production lead-time and a lack of a process efficiency mindset. Lead times were double the company’s goal, which decreased margins increased expense. The company sought OMEP’s help to improve their manufacturing operations to effect improved profit and cash flow.

Outdoor apparel manufacturer launches 2 new products

Reported Year
CNOC sought assistance from OMEP, part of the MEP National Network™, to create the processes and systems needed to effectively assemble the poles. He desired to create a strategic plan to grow the overall organization as they continue to expand product lines.

Aerospace and Defense Manufacturer Realizes $450,000 In New Sales Due to Increased Capacity

Reported Year
GrovTec reached out to OMEP, part of the MEP National Network™, to for guidance and support improving their throughput and increasing capacity as well as with embracing digital and advanced technology. When GrovTec reached out to OMEP, their quality control (QC) department was a constraint, since multiple departments fed work to the QC team. An
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 26, 2022