Manufacturing

You make great products. We can help.

Since 1995, CIFT, partnered with the Ohio MEP, has worked with hundreds of  industry equipment manufacturers and suppliers, across industries,  delivering best practice solutions and needed expertise.

As a result, many new technologies have emerged, industry best practices have been established, and novel business approaches have been discovered.  Through an industry-driven methodology, businesses have benefited throughout Ohio and beyond.

Manufacturing Services
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Continuous Improvement

Improving methods by creating a smarter working environment helps minimize waste throughout various areas of a company. The MEP program has a reputation for providing quality services to enhance company efficiency. Continuous Improvement helps to restructure workflow which saves time and money, allowing manufacturers to reduce their wasted time and effort. Ohio MEP can provide LEAN training in Toledo, Ohio and the Northwest region, offering their services as an approach to implement concepts of LEAN manufacturing across all levels of a company

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Center for Innovative Food Technology

5555 Airport Highway, Suite 100
Toledo, OH, 43615-7320

Office: 419-535-6000
Email:  info@ciftinnovation.org

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Workforce Development

A well developed and skilled workforce that covers all levels of an organization is a crucial element in the growth of a manufacturer. Ohio MEP has developed training efforts and assistance tailored to the specific needs of smaller manufactures. With work from partnerships, companies will have access to information in regards to business goals, employee training, recruitment techniques and workforce development skills.

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Center for Innovative Food Technology

5555 Airport Highway, Suite 100
Toledo, OH, 43615-7320

Office: 419-535-6000
Email:  info@ciftinnovation.org

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Pollution Prevention (P2)

The Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) utilizes the entire network of engineering resources, equipment manufacturers and suppliers at its disposal to provide a complete and cost effective
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Ohio MEP provides a comprehensive array of on-site engineering support services and assessment for existing systems.

These services can generate large savings for your plant. In some cases, you might be able to receive supplemental funding for the audit!

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Center for Innovative Food Technology

5555 Airport Highway, Suite 100
Toledo, OH, 43615-7320

Office: 419-535-6000
Email:  info@ciftinnovation.org

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Technology Acceleration

Fast-tracking opportunities to control and embrace new technology are keys to long-term business growth and productivity for manufacturers. The Ohio MEP will assist in connecting manufacturers with technology opportunities and solutions that are needed to develop and compete in the current marketplace. By providing a variety of product development and commercialization assistance, the MEP is able to help manufacturers rapidly move new product opportunities into production and out into the marketplace quickly.

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Center for Innovative Food Technology

5555 Airport Highway, Suite 100
Toledo, OH, 43615-7320

Office: 419-535-6000
Email:  info@ciftinnovation.org

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Sustainability

There are companies who find themselves consistently in the news for their positive contributions and environmental awareness. Other companies are receiving attention for the undesirable impacts being applied to the environment. These are the companies that feel the pressure from clients, employees and industry to make a positive change. The Ohio MEP can provide manufacturers with steps to create a sustainable organization that can lead to new business opportunities as they adapt. The MEP program assists in helping minimize employee risks, environmental management systems or developing tactics to work toward environmental regulations, and more that can help create a solution that best fits the companies’ needs.

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Center for Innovative Food Technology

5555 Airport Highway, Suite 100
Toledo, OH, 43615-7320

Office: 419-535-6000
Email:  info@ciftinnovation.org

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Supply Chain Development

Manufacturers need to work efficiently and effectively within the global market. To help improve quality and profitability of each company, Supply Chain Development is used to allow suppliers to understand the needs of an industry, market demands and improvements needed to stay competitive in the ever changing economy. Ohio MEP will work to develop services useful to put suppliers in the best position to succeed in the current and future supply chains.

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Center for Innovative Food Technology

5555 Airport Highway, Suite 100
Toledo, OH, 43615-7320

Office: 419-535-6000
Email:  info@ciftinnovation.org

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