Manufacturing Excellence

Housed in the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services, the Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) is a service provider and consulting organization committed to building a thriving manufacturing industry across the state. The Tennessee MEP provides high-value, affordable solutions to help manufacturers increase profitability. 

The staff leverages resources in both the public and private sectors to help identify areas of improvement, streamline processes, and ultimately increase competitiveness. 

Tennessee MEP is a part of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership National Network, which has resource centers in 50 states and Puerto Rico that are funded in part by the Department of Commerce. Tennessee MEP can collaborate across borders to pull in expertise as needed or to participate in multi-state projects. It is part of a unique public/private partnership model that often includes a cost-share program with financial contributions from federal, state and local governments to help make MEP services affordable for U.S. small and medium-sized manufacturers. 

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