Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is an initiative that provides assistance and training to help manufacturers grow, improve their manufacturing and business strategies and processes, adopt advanced technologies, increase productivity, reduce costs, and improve competitiveness.

Mission: To act as a facilitator to promote the growth of northwest Ohio businesses and link manufacturers to resources vital for increasing effectiveness and productivity.

Vision: A network that aims to strengthen northwest Ohio’s manufacturing industry by delivering solutions that accelerate effective and powerful innovations, training, and resources that drives economic growth and creates jobs.

Objectives: Ohio MEP’s objectives to balance market penetration and the creation of economic impact by:

  • Providing strategies for top line growth
  • Delivering Lean manufacturing solutions designed to save time and money while increasing customer satisfaction
  • Providing energy and environmental management services to address needs of manufacturers with high energy costs and impact industry sustainability goals
  • Deliver workforce training support to supply the labor to carry the industry into the future

The Ohio MEP is an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP).

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