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.
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