MEP 2017 National Network Impacts Report Shows Over 100,000 Jobs Created in FY17

Feb 23, 2018

The MEP National Network recently released its National Networks Impacts Report for 2017. The MEP National Network works with small and medium manufacturers to ensure their business practices are in line with the current demand and help them succeed in today’s market. The network includes the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) and MEP Service Centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. A team of over 1300 experts and advisors can be found at one of the more than 400 centers for any questions or resources manufacturers may seek.

The 2017 National Networks Impact report touted a slew of notable achievements through interactions with over 26,300 manufacturers this past year. These interactions helped create or retain over 100,000 jobs, and generated $12.6 billion new and retained sales with $1.7 billion in cost savings.

For further information about the 2017 MEP National Networks Impacts Report, click here: https://www.nist.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2018/02/05/mep_public_onepager_2018_final_508.pdf