Who We Are

About The Center

Since 1991, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center has assisted Michigan's small and medium-sized businesses to compete and grow. Today, we are celebrating 30 years of building super highways of competitive success for our clients, where there were once only slow and lonely dirt roads. Now, we stand ready to face the future with bountiful optimism, focused purpose, strong determination, legions of support staff and inspired creativity.

Our Mission

The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is an organization dedicated to supporting Michigan manufacturers to work smarter, to compete and to prosper.

We’re Focused On You

The Center offers personalized consulting services that enable Michigan manufacturers to operate smarter, compete and prosper. We develop more effective business leaders, drive product and process innovation, assist with navigating through governmental and industry regulations, promote company-wide operational excellence and foster creative strategies for business growth and greater profitability. We work tirelessly on behalf of Michigan manufacturers, finding the right solutions for every situation, every time.

Success doesn't just happen. It takes driven, dedicated, experienced, full-time professional men and women leading the way -- like the kind you’ll meet at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center -- working together to keep Michigan manufacturing strong, viable and profitable. Staff knowledge is the key to success in any endeavor, be it retail, service or industrial, and the manufacturing industry is no exception. Our practical, comprehensive and affordable consulting services and classes help our clients train and develop their employees - and management - not only to deal with the ever-increasing regulatory issues, but also to anticipate future opportunities for growth and limits on what can be done to grow their businesses in the safest, most economical and highly profitable ways.

If it’s manufactured in Michigan, your product or service will always stand a better chance for success if the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is on your team!  The Center has five regional offices located in Michigan ready to serve you. Call us at 888.414.6682 and discover your new home at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center! Come join us for the next 25 years – and grow!

Our Core Values
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Our people come from decades of manufacturing.  Our case studies span industries, verticals, and size.  We are ready with a foundation of knowledge and know-how behind us.


We leave nothing unchecked.  We leave no stone unturned.  We leave nothing to chance.  Our people have one thing in common: they are obsessive on your behalf, finding every issue, every process improvement, and every penny to save.

Mission Oriented

We are champions of manufacturing and of Michigan.  We want to create and spread success and make our state second to none in manufacturing. 


Our mission is to work on behalf of Michigan manufacturers.  Therefore, we work tirelessly to find the resources and the right solutions for every situation.  Every time. 

Manufacturing Extension Partnership Mission


As a NIST MEP approved center, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is the official representative of the MEP National Network™ in Michigan.

The MEP National Network™ is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing.
Focused on helping small and medium-sized manufacturers generate business results and thrive in today’s technology-driven economy, the MEP National Network comprises the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP), the 51 MEP Centers located in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, the MEP Advisory Board, MEP Center boards, and the Foundation for Manufacturing Excellence, as well as over 1,450 trusted advisors and experts at approximately 430 MEP service locations, providing any U.S. manufacturer with access to resources they need to succeed.
In 2022, the MEP National Network connected with more than 33,500 manufacturers, leading to $18.8 billion in new and retained sales, $2.5 billion in cost savings, $6.4 billion in new client investments, and helping to create and retain over 116,700 U.S. manufacturing jobs.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation Partnership


The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is closely affiliated with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) with the shared goal of making Michigan businesses vibrant, driving GDP growth, and creating new and lasting jobs.  

IACET Accreditation


The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center) is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). The Center complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, The Center is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. 

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Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDC) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.