Through our partnership with FloridaMakes, Haas Center and UWF business advisors provide support for local manufacturers through program opportunities, process improvement, cost reduction, innovative growth strategies, and more.
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Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)
Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEPs) are public-private partnerships that exist in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. MEPs are dedicated to serving small- to medium-sized manufacturers through productivity and technological enhancement. They are focused on meeting manufacturers' short-term needs and aim to retain and create jobs, increase profits, and save time and money. MEPs reach over 25,000 manufacturers and complete over 8,000 projects per year.
MEP Enterprise Information Systems (MEIS) includes over 2,300 technical experts across every state. These trusted business advisors focus on solving manufacterers' challenges and identify opportunities for growth.
MEP Connect provides users with a variety of tools: web content management, document sharing and management, discussion boards, surveys, and events.
ProQuest provides access to scholarly content from over 9,000 titles. Content areas include arts, literature, science, technology, and medicine.
DemographicsNow: Business & People provides detailed demographic reporting information and allows for trend visualizations.
IBISWorld provides analytical reports for over 700 U.S. industries, including segments such as industry definition, key statistics, market characteristics, performance, key competitors, and outlook.
ABI/INFORM Global provides information on company histories and new product development.
ValueLine Investment Survey provides projections of key financial measures and objective commentary on current operations and future prospects.