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South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP)

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The South Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (SCMEP) is a private, non-profit group that serves as a proven resource to South Carolina businesses, providing them with a range of innovative strategies and solutions. An affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), SCMEP operates under the US Department of Commerce to promote innovation and industrial competitiveness. At SCMEP, we use a strategic, hands-on, partnering approach to help South Carolina companies improve their competitiveness, performance, and profitability in today’s increasingly demanding global economy. When working with SCMEP, you gain access to resources that give you the competitive edge!

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Success Stories

Sargent Metal Fabricators Increases Jobs and See Cost Savings following SCMEP’s Facility Layout Design and Engineering Support Services

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The company continued to experience positive company growth resulting in new investments in equipment. The nearly 80,000-square-foot facility in Anderson had a variety of equipment with a potential for more investments in facility assets in 2019 and beyond. Some of the known challenges existed with a one centralized perimeter aisleway as the
Created March 18, 2019, Updated August 12, 2023