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Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program (MEP)


Supports Ohio's manufacturing industry by providing the products, services and assistance dedicated to the increased productivity, growth, innovation and global competitiveness of Ohio manufacturers.


Includes six regional centers throughout the state that serve as "one-stop-shops" for information regarding technical and business assistance for small and medium-sized manufacturers.

For Whom

Small and medium-sized manufacturers (fewer than 500 employees).

Program Contact

Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Susan Foltz, (614) 752-2587

How Much

Program is a “fee for service” model; cost of expertise varies; companies receive consulting/advisory services to support growth opportunities.

Specialized Centers

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