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You manufacture great products. We can help.
Our team's passion is to help northwest Ohio Manufacturers grow and stay competitive. Understanding that all of you have unique and different issues is the key to delivering the bottom line outcomes you need. We know there is no one size fits all.
We bring a diverse tool kit to help our partners face and overcome challenges. From identifying optimal KPI to addressing workforce development with Lean principles and more, our deep network allows us to offer support to almost all aspects of your manufacturing process.
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Some ways we can help
When you look up the definition of lean manufacturing, you’ll get a lot of results, but in summary the focus is on minimizing waste in order to maximize productivity. Now, more than ever, companies are in dire need to get the most bang out of their buck and run as efficiently as possible. With COVID-19, many companies are unfortunately struggling with employee shortages and are searching for a better way to run their production with fewer employees. By implementing a lean production, areas of waste can be diminished, allowing for better quality of work to get done, even while the worker shortage is upon us all.
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.
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
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!
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.
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.
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.