President Obama Announces Plans To Help Strengthen Manufacturing Industry

In a move backed by President Obama, the Department of Commerce’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership – which serves over 30,000 US manufacturers each year – has announced a plan to fix “the innovation gap faced by small manufacturers.”

The plan includes enhancing the Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s state-side centers, and “a pilot competition for $130 million (£81.3 million) over five years across 10 states to help small manufacturers adopt new technologies and bring new products to market.”

To read more about this initiative, read Supply Management’s write up!

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One Response to “President Obama Announces Plans To Help Strengthen Manufacturing Industry”

  1. Jon Palmisano November 25, 2014 8:56 am #

    Thank you for posting this article. The Manufacturing Extension Partnership for Rhode Island is Polaris MEP, a statewide non-profit organization that provides competitive business improvement programs to grow Rhode Island’s small to medium sized manufacturers.

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