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West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WVMEP)

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The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WVMEP) is a program in the West Virginia University (WVU) Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources Industrial Extension. WVMEP's mission is to strengthen, empower, and grow West Virginia manufacturing to improve the competitiveness of West Virginia both locally and globally, while also serving as the outreach arm of the Statler College connecting WVU resources to West Virginia manufacturers. WVMEP provides manufacturing consulting services to West Virginia industry including production process improvement, quality and management systems, innovation and growth services, and safety and industrial hygiene. The WVMEP prides itself on helping manufacturers and working closely with state and economic development resources to provide additional support and ensure all needs of the manufacturers are addressed.

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Success Stories

WVMEP Supports Client's Workforce Development Efforts

Reported Year
2021
Skana Aluminum was receiving candidates with a wide range of skillsets for a unique position that required experience as an electrician with additional knowledge of hydraulics. They needed to determine if the knowledge base of the candidates was adequate to complete the tasks required for the job.

WVMEP Supports Internal Audit Process for Client

Reported Year
2021
Dyna-Mix maintains an ISO 9001:2015 certified quality management system as part of its commitment to not only achieve its own internal quality standards but to meet the required quality standards of its customers and to ensure high-quality incoming materials from its supply chain. In accordance with their quality system certification, Dyna-Mix is

WV Machining Expert Is Re-Certified to ISO 9001 as a Result of Effective Internal Audits

Reported Year
2021
With a small staff of 9 employees, Precision Tool requires support to complete internal audits as part of a 9001:2015 system. To ensure the audits are conducted objectively, WVU Industrial Extension, part of the MEP National Network™, was requested to support the internal audit program and conduct assessments on behalf of the company. A total of
Created March 18, 2019, Updated July 12, 2021