Our mission at the University of Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center is to enhance the productivity and technological performance of Utah manufacturing.

Operational Excellence

We assist manufacturing businesses by addressing challenges related to operational and business process optimization.  

Workforce Training

We provide a complete suite of educational services, custom courses, workshops, and technology and business training.

Advanced Manufacturing

We help “bridge the gap” between high-tech and the work-floor of Utah’s manufacturers by helping to implement advanced manufacturing technology.


Innovation is at the core of future success. Together with our partners, we offer services that include product and process innovation and business and market analytics.

Investment Access

With our partners, we connect manufacturers with investment sources and grant opportunities.

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