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Work Smarter, Not Harder

The Internet of Things (IoT) and the connectivity it provides has become pervasive in residential applications. I can adjust the thermostat in my house and monitor energy consumption from my phone. I can also access cameras and other systems for home security...

This Might be the Most Important Technology You’ll Ever Adopt

Have you ever heard of Moore’s Law? According to Intel founder Gordon Moore, electronic devices double in speed and capability about every two years. Think about all the times you’ve relied on your electronic devices today—from the time you hit the snooze button on...

Embedding MEP into the Manufacturing USA Institutes

By now, most people know that the manufacturing industry has changed significantly. As a result, the look, feel, and daily operations of manufacturing facilities no longer resemble what is perhaps the traditional “stereotype.” In response, the way we serve our...

This year’s mfgCON was full of firsts

We were honored to have Governor Roy Cooper (and First Lady Kristin Cooper–another "first!") in attendance at Wednesday's NCMEP Manufacturing Leadership Awards breakfast. I think it was very meaningful for all of us in the room to hear our governor recognize the...

Making an Impact on North Carolina Manufacturing

The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), which is part of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), is the only public-private partnership to serve U.S. manufacturers. NCMEP helps hundreds of manufacturers in North Carolina...

New Cyber DFARS compliance requirements

Members of the DoD/NASA supply chain who handle Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI ) have new Cyber DFARS compliance requirements. These new requirements have sparked conversations among Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) directors. Specifically, the...

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