BeehiveFund introduces lean production techniques to new economic sectors and countries.
August 10, 2020
With strong financial performance, vast potential, and extensive ties to United States, Ecuador is an ideal candidate for joint projects that being mutual economic benefit to both countries.
In that spirit, BeehiveFund (BHF) participated in an expert panel discussion that was sponsored by the premier organization in Ecuador’s construction industry (CAMICOM (https://www.camicon.ec) and was attended by over 4,000 people.
At the invitation of The Texas Hispanic Construction Association (www.texhca.com), Victor Perazzoli, one of BeehiveFund’s (https://beehivefund.org) expert providers who is currently dedicated to the TMAC Gulf Coast Program (https://tmacgc.org/), provided a fresh perspective on how lean systems will help construction companies achieve breakthrough performance, lower costs, and acquire competitive advantage. Due to the accessibility and power of this message, the audience response was so overwhelming that additional presentations on lean techniques are being scheduled.
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NIST MEP Centers to Receive CARES Act Funding for Pandemic Response
June 15, 2020
GAITHERSBURG, Md. — The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched the application process for $50 million in grants to help manufacturers respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Using funds authorized by the CARES Act signed by President Trump last month, NIST will issue awards to Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) centers in all 50 states and Puerto Rico for COVID-19-related projects.
“These grants are part of President Trump’s’ whole-of-America effort to combat COVID-19 and help America’s businesses recover,” said Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. “Small- and medium-sized manufacturers are among the leaders of the swift and strong comeback from this unprecedented health challenge, and the Department of Commerce is doing our part to support their efforts.”
“For more than 30 years, NIST MEP has supported U.S. manufacturing and built a national network that can immediately reach over a third of U.S. manufacturers,”…
NIST MEP Awards Emergency Funding to Help Manufacturers Recover from Hurricane Harvey
October 06, 2017
GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), a program of the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has awarded $3 million in funding to help manufacturers begin the long road to recovery from Hurricane Harvey.
The funding will allow two of the MEP National Network ™ Centers, the Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center (link is external) (TMAC) and the Manufacturing Extension Partnership of Louisiana (link is external) (MEPOL), to identify and provide recovery support to small and medium-sized manufacturers who are suffering from physical damage to their facilities, labor shortages, and other disruptions caused by the storm and flooding.