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* No client is surveyed more than once in a 12 month period. Data is from 20 Quarterly Surveys, which were conducted from July 2007 – May 2012. Clients are asked about impacts experienced over the past year.
Overview of MassMEP
MassMEP helps companies to grow and innovate as a Next Generation Manufacturer
We believe that an innovative, successful manufacturing base is the key to higher paying jobs and a higher quality of life in the Commonwealth.
In order to grow, manufacturers in Massachusetts, and across the country, need to achieve world-class performance in at least some of the key Next Generation Manufacturing (NGM) areas. The NGM framework of strategies are a roadmap that will drive manufacturing growth and innovation into the 21st Century. The five essential NGM strategies are:
Systemic Continuous Improvement
Global Supply Chain
All areas critical to to help your company to strategically grow. Call MassMEP today and grow your company into the future.
How MassMEP Can Help You Become a Next Generation Manufacturer
"100% of MassMEP's clients believed they were more competitive after working with MassMEP."
Only a fraction of American Manufacturers have achieved the world-class performance that dictates what it will take to survive and grow over the coming years. Many are at risk because they are not at or near world-class in any of the attributes necessary to become a Next Generation Manufacturer.
Are you prepared for the next step?
Our past clients are. On average, they have received a 35 to 1 return on their investment with MassMEP.
What We Do
Utilizing a strategic approach, MassMEP transforms Massachusetts' companies by working with them to develop and implement a sustainable roadmap. Our objective is grow your company's top and bottom line.
Only a fraction of American manufacturers have achieved the world-class performance that dictates what it will take to survive and grow over the coming years.
MassMEP is your resource for innovative growth solutions. Call MassMEP today and grow your company into the future.
MassMEP is an affiliate of NIST’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
, a national network of 59 centers that provide assistance to small and midsize manufacturers.
For the past 20 years, the MEP has worked with manufacturers to realize cost savings, new sales, and retained sales. The MEP system produces more than $1.4 billion in cost savings and $9.1 billion in increased or retained sales annually.
MEP provides companies with services and access to public and private resources that enhance growth, improve productivity, and expand capacity.
MEPs work together to help regional and national manufacturers achieve their goals innovate and grow manufacturers.
Partners and Resources
Building a Stronger Manufacturing Community
As part of our mission, MassMEP has partnership agreements with several organizations in Massachusetts in order to reach a wider audience and provide a unique array of services to the manufacturing companies in Massachusetts.
We collaborate with our partners to provide joint programs, service offerings and marketing the opportunities within manufacturing to the manufacturing companies in Massachusetts.
Associated Industries of Massachusetts
Established in 1915, Associated Industries of Massachusetts is the largest nonprofit, nonpartisan association of Massachusetts employers. AIM's mission is to promote the well-being of its members and their employees and the prosperity of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by
• Improving the economic climate of Massachusetts,
• Proactively advocating fair and equitable public policy, and
• Providing relevant, reliable information and excellent services.
Association for Manufacturing Excellence
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1985, dedicated to helping companies with continuous improvement and their pursuit of excellence through seminars and conferences. Whether you are looking to learn about Lean manufacturing or one of the continuous improvement tools like value stream mapping, kaizen, Lean Supply Chain, Lean New Product Development, Lean Accounting, or Leadership of Lean transformation you’ve come to the right place.
Mass Clean Energy Center
The Green Jobs Act of 2008 created the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to accelerate job growth and economic development in the state’s clean energy industry. This new quasi-public agency serves as a clearinghouse and support center for the clean energy sector, making direct investments in new and existing companies, providing assistance to enable companies to access capital and other vital resources for growth, and promoting training programs to build a strong clean energy workforce that capitalizes on the job opportunities created by a vital new industry.
Quinsigamond Community College
The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Membership in the Association indicates that an institution has been stringently evaluated and found to meet high standards agreed upon by qualified educators.
Mass Growth Capital Corporation
The Mission of the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation is to create and preserve jobs at small businesses, women and minority owned businesses, and to promote economic development in underserved, gateway municipalities and low and moderate income communities.
MGCC provides a centralized resource at the state level that offers working capital, loan guarantees, and targeted technical assistance to solve specific financial and operational problems. MGCC will provide 50 % of the cost of such assistance while the company being assisted will invest the other 50%.
QCC has partnered with MassMEP on promoting manufacturing in Central Mass. By educating our future in manufacturing, we will create a future workforce to maintain manufacturing in Massachusetts.
MassMEP works collaboratively with several other organizations on specific projects in an effort to provide a wide array of services to the manufacturing community in Massachusetts.
Amp It Up
Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative
Mass Workforce Training Funds
Massachusetts Office of Business Development
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
Board of Directors
United Steel Workers of America
100 Medway Road
Milford, MA 01757
(Finance Committee, Strategic Planning Committee)
Executive Vice President of Public Affairs
Associated Industries of Massachusetts
222 Berkeley St., Suite 1300
P.O. Box 763
Boston, MA 02117
Perkins Products of
Perkins School for the Blind
175 N. Beacon St.
Watertown, MA 02472
|Johnson, Sharon A.
Director of Industrial Engineering Program
Department of Management
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609
Kennedy Affiliated Industries
30 Westwood Drive
Worcester MA 01609
(Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, Finance Committee)
G.F.Wright Investment Co.
85 Malden St.
West Boylston, MA 01583
Massachusetts Biomedical Initiatives
60 Prescott Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Chief Operating Officer
Continental Woodcraft LLC
7 Coppage Drive
Worcester, MA 01603
(Treasurer, Finance Committee)
Sales Engineer Manager
172 East Main St.
Georgetown, MA 01833
Dean of Instruction
Business & Technology Division
Quinsigamond Community College
670 W. Boylston St.
Worcester, MA 01606
677 Cambridge St.
Worcester, MA 01610
MassMEP, Director of Operations