About Us


Who we are

The Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maryland MEP) is a non-profit organization funded by industry and the State of Maryland focused on growing and strengthening Maryland manufacturers. 

Serving mostly small and mid-size manufacturers (500 employees or less) across all industries, Maryland MEP provides an array of programs and services to help these local companies operate more efficiently, grow profitability, implement new technologies and create more jobs and opportunities in Maryland. 

We assist Maryland Manufacturers in five key areas of business:

Mike Kelleher

Executive Director


MEP National Network

The MEP National Network™ is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing.

Focused on helping small and medium-sized manufacturers generate business results and thrive in today’s technology-driven economy, the MEP National Network comprises the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP), the 51 MEP Centers located in all 50 states, as well as Puerto Rico, and over 1,300 trusted advisors at more than 400 MEP service locations, providing any U.S. manufacturer with access to resources they need to succeed.