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Apprenticeship offers Career Path Opportunities for Young People

September 30th, 2016
 Michele Daugherty and Lisa Vigil both shared their personal stories of beginning careers as apprentices in the construction industry.  After two years in the trades,...Read More
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MFG Resources


The Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence (Manex), a private non-profit corporation, was established in 1995 to provide services to small and mid-size manufacturers in Northern California. Manex operates through a cooperative agreement between the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), under the Department of Commerce.

Manex has evolved as manufacturing needs have grown in Northern California. Our vision mandates that we address the total organization, and as a result our role as strategic advisors includes:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Product Development and Innovation
  • Workforce Development
  • Sustainability
  • Supply Chain Development
  • Export Assistance
  • Technology Transfer Utilizing area Labs and Universities
  • Connecting Manufacturers with Private and Public Resources
  • Working directly with the State, Counties and Cities to promote Economic Development in Manufacturing, Fabrication, R&D, as well as Food and Beverage Processing

The Manex team brings an average of 20 years private industry experience to provide a powerful depth and breadth of business know-how. We are recognized for our strategic, enterprise-level expertise and extensive front-line manufacturing and distribution experience. Our client case studies and success stories are well documented. Independent quarterly client surveys ensure full accountability and a performance scorecard of certified value for our customers.

With our roots in manufacturing, our active participation in MEP and a longstanding dedication to knowledge transfer and implementation, we have a continued commitment to develop and deliver services that help you thrive in a globally competitive environment.

For more information about our company, please go to our website