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As Northwest Ohio’s MEP,
our mission of helping manufacturing is critical to the success of Ohio.


Create a unique plan to eliminate waste in your production. Start with a complimentary assessment from our team.

Quality Systems/Safety

The correct certification enables you to attract new customers and maintain profitability and competitiveness. We can help you identify and achieve the correct one.

Industry 4.0 Technology

Embracing the growing trend towards automation and data exchange in manufacturing is critical to stay competitive. Our team has the expertise to help you navigate doing so.

Workforce Solutions

We partner with Tooling U-SME to offer new ways for advancing your workforce through online training. We also offer DiSC assessments and Virtual Reality (VR) training solutions.

Sustainability Assessment

Increasing sustainability in operations and processes can yield positive impacts across the board for manufacturers. But the key is finding the best areas and opportunities to move forward and this can be a challenge due to the scope of possibilities. For this reason, our team has created the Sustainability Audit for Manufacturers.

Other Resources.

Our team can help guide you to the correct type of service, as well as help you manage a project from start to finish. Save your time and energy by trusting our experts and network.


Industry 4.0 Technology

Manufacturers and supply chains are becoming more and more interconnected through advanced networking and computing technologies This connectivity is often referred to as Industry 4.0.

By implementing Industry 4.0 technologies, you can achieve better product quality and innovation, improve manufacturing process efficiency and productivity, and increase supply chain connectivity.

It can be a challenge to identify priorities when implementing these technologies. Our team has the expertise to help you identify and plan your next steps.


Sustainability Assessment

Our team has a wide range of expertise and in a short time can come in and identify and recommend optimal areas for initiatives. These can be in areas like energy and water usage, recycling, resource identification, and training and capacity building.

Once these opportunities are identified, we can help prioritize and plan, as well as find ideal partnerships to make these initiatives work and deliver value with quantifiable results in to the future.

Our Resources

We have spent over 25 years helping manufacturers and building a network of service providers to address every level of production. This network has a proven track record of delivering the solutions to help manufacturing grow across our region.

Our team can help guide you to the correct type of service as well as help you manage the project from start to finish. We can help save you the time and resources it takes to get those difficult projects started and implemented.

From issues of sustainability and supply chain development to energy use optimization, we can find and manage the tools and services you need.

Check Out Our Latest Blogs in Manufacturing.

02 Sep: State-of-the-Art Product Development Partnering

Alloway’s research found there were no companies in the state of Ohio that offered respirometry testing services. They contacted CIFT, who connected them with The Ohio Energy & Advanced Manufacturing Center (OEAMC). OEAMC worked with Alloway to custom design and engineer a Mobile Respirometer System specifically for Alloway’s needs. Alloway saved over $100,000 with an increased investment of over $145,000 and avoided over $100,000 of unnecessary investments.

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