North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP)

The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) is a public-private operating alliance of state supported programs that work together to enhance the performance of the state’s small-to-medium size manufacturers.

The Manufacturing Solutions Center is joined by partners from the Polymers Center, North Carolina Community College System, the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), North Carolina A&T University and NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES). IES is administrator for the alliance. 

Through combined resources and collaboration efforts, we provide solutions and services that help clients:

  • Save time and energy
  • Improve productivity
  • Increase sales
  • Improve profits
  • Create and retain jobs

NCMEP partners leverage public funds and private investments to provide technology-based resources and expertise to improve, promote and connect industry through experts and tools in:

  • Technology acceleration
  • Product development and testing
  • Expansion assistance
  • International trade
  • Process optimization
  • Business growth and innovation
  • Quality systems
  • Workforce training and development


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