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From offices in Boise, Post Falls and Pocatello, TechHelp Manufacturing Specialists help Idaho manufacturers, food processors and inventors/entrepreneurs improve their competitiveness through continuous product and process innovation. Our services fall into three primary areas of practice that include:

  • New Product and Market Development
  • Operational Excellence
  • Food & Dairy Processing 

 The words EXTENSION and PARTNERSHIP capture the spirit of what we do:

  • We extend our people, services, resources, knowledge and expertise to help Idaho manufacturers, processors and inventors improve competitiveness and profitability
  • We can be an extension of your company and of your staff. Call us when you need us
  • TechHelp gives you access to a deep pool of local and national resources through our university, private sector and national MEP partners
  • TechHelp Manufacturing Specialists are available statewide thanks to our university partners

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Success Stories

Leadership Training that Enhances & Retains the Workforce

Reported Year
Western Trailers has experienced strong sales growth over the last few years and their biggest challenge has been hiring and retaining qualified production staff to meet production rates. Leadership development training was needed to focus on enhancing key employees' leadership skills. In recent years the Idaho Treasure Valley has seen significant

Hot Chocolate Invention Explodes in Your Cup and on TikTok

Reported Year
The viral success of Cocoa Bombs motivated Eric to find ways to manufacture his product to meet the demand, adhere to food safety requirements, address supply chain needs and develop marketing and distribution channels.

Innovation and Quality Help Intrinsic Organics Extract Success from Artichokes

Reported Year
Intrinsic Organics needed an internal gap assessment of their food safety and quality systems. TechHelp, part of the MEP National Network™, worked with Intrinsic Organics to develop a new custom program. In addition, they needed assistance with their development and production leads to identify opportunities for improvement in efficiency, profit
Created March 18, 2019, Updated January 26, 2022