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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

Signet Mills Makes New Investments Following SCMEP’s Lean Deployment

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Leadership has been the driver in working to change the culture of the company over the past several years. Signet Mills was looking to implement lean kaizen techniques to improve the flow of material and reduce waste throughout the production processes – focusing on their supply chain and internal opportunities. For help the company turned to
Created March 18, 2019, Updated February 16, 2024