The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Program is commemorating its 30th anniversary this year. The MEP National Network’s mission is to strengthen and empower U.S. manufacturers and its emphasis on delivering tangible economic impact. When you look at the cumulative impact data, the results are rather impressive. All told: Since 1988, MEP has worked with 94,033 manufacturers, leading to $111.3 billion in sales, $18.8 billion in cost savings, and it has helped create and retain 985,317 jobs. MEP’s thirty years tells a compelling story about a mission-driven organization with ambitious goals fulfilling on its promise to strengthen and empower U.S. manufacturers, and in doing so, advancing U.S. manufacturing.
Publication Date: December 10, 2018