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  The NIST Manufacturing Extension Program for Kentucky

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Manufacturing Day at the Capitol and Legislative Reception
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Composite$ Innovation$: An all new workshop 
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Central Kentucky Job Club Fall 2018 Schedule

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Cyber Security and Quality Management
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News Link for Small Manufacturers  

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Kentucky Hiring


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Impacts of the MEP Program

"Where the Rubber Meets the Road!"

National Impacts:

(From NIST MEP Website for Q1 2018)

Tire Graphic Increased and Retained Sales of $12.6 Billion

Tire Graphic Created over 100,000 Jobs

Tire Graphic Cut Expenses by $1.7 Billion


Kentucky Impacts (As of Q3, 2018):

Tire Graphic Increased and Retained Sales of $74.9 Million

Tire Graphic Created and retained over 1,994 Jobs

Tire Graphic Cut Expenses by $8.2 Million

Tire Graphic Total Dollar Impact on Kentucky Manufacturers $102.4 Million

What Does the National MEP Network say about the impacts of your Kentucky MEP?-Click Here


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