Identify and Develop New Business Opportunities
In order to stay competitive in the marketplace, manufacturing leaders should always be considering new ways to grow the business and maintain their competitiveness. GaMEP can help you identify and develop new business opportunities that align with your overall strategic plan. The degree of strategic growth will vary depending on each manufacturers’ needs, but growth can occur with product development, new markets, technology applications, modifications to existing products, and more.
Strategic Planning Development and Deployment
Learn to utilize a systematic strategic planning process to develop and deploy a strategic plan that aligns your organization to ensure that everyone is working toward the same business goals. Download the Strategic Planning Flyer.
Innovation Process Management
Create a process to ideate, test, maintain, and sustain a pipeline of innovation so that you are spending your time and resources on profitable business-development ideas. Download the Innovation Management Flyer.
Machine Shop Assessment
Many machine shop manufacturers are experiencing high turnover, a lack of skilled labor, lost business due to offshoring, and having to cut prices to stay in business. Gain a fresh, outsider perspective and learn how to grow your business by taking advantage of opportunities utilizing your strengths and mitigating external threats to your shop. Download the Machine Shop Assessment Flyer.
Grow your business by filling a technology gap to help you produce a product, implement a process, or find other manufacturers that need an underutilized technology you have at your plant. Download the Technology Scouting Flyer.
Lean Product Development
Implement lean processes while designing, developing, and prototyping new products to reduce bottlenecks, increase efficiency, and get these products to market faster. Download the Lean Product Development Flyer.
Managing for Daily Improvement
Get your team on board to fully support your organization’s direction. By directly involving them in developing key performance indicators, they will understand how to measure for good and bad days, communicate more effectively, increase their problem-solving skills, and support process improvement efforts. Download the Managing for Daily Improvement Flyer.
Customer Segmentation Model
Discover how to utilize data, trends, and a targeted approach in the analysis of your current customers to gain new clients, identify business growth opportunities, and become more market resilient. Download the Customer Segmentation Model Flyer.
Strategic Marketing Plan
Develop a strategic marketing plan with measurable results to align your goal strategies and reach new customers without depleting your limited and valuable resources. Download the Customer Strategic Marketing Plan Flyer.
Federal Grant Assistance Programs for Manufacturers
Do you have an idea, but don’t know how finance it? These Federal funding opportunities, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), provide non-dilutive research funding to help businesses advance R&D, product development, and prove its technology is feasible. For more information, and to find out if you qualify, contact Connie Casteel with the Advanced Technology Development Center (ADTC) at email@example.com or visit https://atdc.org/overview/capital/.
Supply Chain: Supplier Scouting
Through the GaMEP Supplier Scouting program, our team can research and identify manufacturers that can become suppliers for your company. Whether you are over capacity, need equipment to fulfill an order, want to expand your supplier network, or more, the GaMEP will look across supply chains and industry verticals to find core capabilities that meet your needs. Visit our Supplier Scouting page for more information and to fill out an interest form.