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Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership

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The Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) provides high value, affordable solutions to help businesses increase profitability. As advocates for Indiana's thousands of manufacturers, our staff leverages resources in both the public and private sectors to help identify areas of improvement, streamline processes, and ultimately increase competitiveness.

Offering solutions for manufacturing challenges, Purdue MEP specializes in the following services through on-site training and analysis:

  • Energy Efficiency & Sustainability
  • Faculty Assistance
  • Innovation and Technology
  • Leadership Development
  • Lean Manufacturing / Lean Office
  • Quality Improvement / Quality Management Systems (ISO)
  • Six Sigma
  • Supply Chain Services
  • Training within Industry (TWI)
  • Competitiveness Review
  • Executive Peer Groups
  • ExporTech
  • Food and Beverage
  • Collaborative Robotics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital Manufacturing and Design Assessments
  • Video Work Instruction
  • And more!

Our professionally trained staff, located throughout the state, includes experts from a variety of business and manufacturing sectors. We serve businesses throughout the state of Indiana.

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Success Stories

Purdue MEP Helps Hammond Group Plan for the Future.

Reported Year
HGI serves multi-billion-dollar customers who expect the company’s production processes and management control systems to be as sophisticated as their own. HGI sees Purdue as a champion for northwest Indiana industry by making available MEP programs that provide such technical competence training, and at an affordable price. The offerings of Purdue

Purdue MEP Assists Tsuda USA with Its Process Improvement and Employee Development Goals

Reported Year
Tsuda USA Corporation was looking to create a systematic training program tailored to support the company’s process improvement initiatives for ongoing continuous improvement, employee engagement, sustainability of processes, production development, lean, and leadership development. Tsuda’s Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations Manager
Created March 18, 2019, Updated May 18, 2021