Strengthening American Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership : summary of a symposium /
Charles W. Wessner, Rapporteur ; Committee on 21st Century Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council of the National Academies.
Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2013]
xvi, 156 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
0309285062, 9780309285063
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Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press, [2013]
contents note
Overview -- Proceedings. Welcome / Charles Wessner -- The National Academies evaluation of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership / Philip Shapira -- Revitalizing American manufacturing / Sridhar Kota -- Panel I : Introduction to the Manufacturing Extension Partnership : system development and strategic orientation / moderator, Ginger Lew. The MEP in the innovation chain / Roger Kilmer -- Repositioning the MEP system to meet the global manufacturing challenge / Mark Rice -- Panel II : A differentiated program : new center initiatives /moderator, Edward Breiner. A differentiated program : CMTC Center initiatives / James Watson -- The catalyst connection and the technology-regional innovation cluster / Petra Mitchell -- Enterprise Minnesota's strategic growth plan / Robert H. Kill -- Ohio manufacturing extension partnership / Beth Colbert -- Panel III : Small and medium-sized enterprises and high-value manufacturing / moderator, Jamieson Brown. The manufacturing imperative / Gregory Tassey -- The DVIRC perspective on the supply chain / Joseph J. Houldin -- Building a competitive manufacturing sector : how MEP could help / Susan Helper -- The MAGNET story : from lean manufacturing to partnerships for innovation / James Griffith -- Panel IV : Measuring success : assessment and the demands of the new strategy / moderator, Deborah Nightingale. The MEP assessment mechanisms / Gary Yakimov -- Evaluating MEP evaluation / Daniel Luria -- Discussant / Robin Gaster -- MEP roundtable : group discussion on industrial, policy, and operational challenges facing the MEP / chair, Philip Shapira ; [participants], Rob James, James Griffith, Luis Proenza, Philip Singerman.
general note
"Strengthening American Manufacturing: The Role of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, November 14, 2011 ... Washington, D.C."--Page 123.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 146-156).

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