New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership

The New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NY MEP) is a network of organizations that provide growth and innovation services to small and mid-sized manufacturers in every corner of the state to help them create and retain jobs, increase profits, and save time and money. 

NY MEP is part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership and is supported through a combination of federal and state funding.

Here are some of the services MEPs provide:

  • Innovation strategies
  • Process improvements
  • Quality control
  • Manufacturing scale-up
  • Sustainable manufacturing
  • Supply chain assistance
  • Technology acceleration
  • New Market strategies
  • Product development and prototyping
  • Entrepreneurial and startup assistance including financing and grant information
  • Other services tailored to key NYS industry clusters

Locate an MEP Center

Manufacturers may contact the MEP center in their region for the assistance they need, or contact FuzeHub for a consultation to match them with the appropriate resource.

Statewide New York MEP Center: FuzeHub

FuzeHub connects small and mid-sized manufacturing companies to the resources, programs and expertise they need for technology commercialization, innovation, and business growth — through a custom online matching portal and through targeted events.

Regional New York MEP Centers


Capital Region: The Center for Economic Growth (CEG)

CEG works with partners in focusing on innovation-driven, technology-based industries to help communities and businesses compete and thrive - supporting the region's priority industry cluster: research, development and commercialization.
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Central NY: Central New York Technology Development Organization (CNYTDO)

CNYTDO works hands-on with companies to develop business growth strategies and improve manufacturing competitiveness through training, workforce development, global marketing and more - supporting the region's priority industry cluster: data-to-decisions.
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Finger Lakes: High Tech Rochester (HTR)

HTR provides business, entrepreneurial, commercialization, and technical expertise to drive success for established manufacturers as well as high-tech entrepreneurs - supporting the region's priority industry cluster: optics, photonics and imaging.
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Long Island: Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium (MTRC) at Stony Brook University

MTRC leverages the Composite Prototyping Center and assets on Stony Brook University's campus, including business and advanced engineering assistance programs - supporting the region's priority industry cluster: biotechnology.
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Mid-Hudson: Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC)

MTEC helps businesses grow by bringing a network of experienced engineers, scientists, programmers, and business and manufacturing professionals to a business's team - supporting the region's priority industry cluster: food and beverage manufacturing.
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Mohawk Valley: Advanced Institute for Manufacturing at Mohawk Valley Community College

The institute provides centralized manufacturing and technology assistance, leveraging MVCC's partner programs in workforce development, business incubation, and STEM - and supporting the region's priority industry cluster - cybersecurity.
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New York City: Industrial & Technology Assistance Corporation (ITAC)

ITAC works with small and mid-size manufacturers throughout the five boroughs, helping them expand into new markets, create innovative products, develop their customer base and more - supporting New York City's priority industry cluster: smart cities.
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North Country: CITEC Inc.

CITEC's experts provide highly-tailored solutions to help North Country businesses plan, perform, profit and grow – supporting the North Country's priority industry cluster: transportation equipment and materials.
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Southern Tier: Alliance for Manufacturing and Technology (AM&T)

AM&T’s experts offer consulting training and coaching to help Southern Tier manufacturers compete in today’s economy – supporting the region’s priority industry cluster: advanced transportation products, components and system controls.
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Western NY: Insyte Consulting

Insyte partners with clients to provide customized solutions, helping transform the way Western New York’s companies do business – supporting the region’s priority industry cluster: materials and machinery.
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