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Strategic Planning and Leadership Support

Running a business doesn’t always leave time for strategizing. MEP Center staff will review all facets of your business, listen to your goals and work with you to overcome challenges. They will build a plan that takes you from where you are to where you want to be. MEP National Network services include strategic planning, growth planning, succession planning, valuation and executive coaching.

The Nebraska MEP with Matt Allmand’s experience, helped us to identify the right strategies, allowing us work together to become a much more efficient and profitable operation. 

—Doug Huffaker, Sales Executive, Wilson Case
Read the Success Story

Heroes of American Manufacturing Series: PFM Manufacturing Inc.
Heroes of American Manufacturing Series: PFM Manufacturing Inc.
PFM Manufacturing is a small, Montana company featured in the Heroes of American Manufacturing video series. Check out their story and how they launched a revolutionary new product - the Land Tamer an amphibious remote access vehicle which is now sold all over the world.



Manufacturing Reports

Marc Jarsulic

There are two major challenges facing U.S. manufacturing. The first is building competitiveness with global manufacturers, especially for small- and medium-sized U.S. enterprises (SMEs), and the second is overcoming strategic risks to health care, national defense, and other areas where the United States depends on global supply chains.

IndustryWeek, OnRamp Manufacturing Conference

The findings in this research report demonstrate opportunities for more strategic alliances, including third-party investments and partnerships. This is particularly true for smaller firms and startups as they try to keep pace with larger competitors in 2021 and beyond.

For more information or assistance with strategic planning and leadership support, please contact your local MEP Center.

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Created June 2, 2020, Updated October 13, 2022