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MEP has just been named one of the 100 best resources for small businesses under the category of Operations by BIZBEST100 publication.

BizBest Media Corp. was launched in 2000 by Daniel Kehrer to help small business owners find an independent analysis of resource providers, free of advertising and sponsorships. BizBest100 explores thousands of resources, does not accept advertising or sponsorships for listings or paid listings.  Today the BizBest brand is fast becoming the most trusted source of unbiased, commercial-free resource information for small businesses. The companys flagship publication BizBest: Connections for Success provides analysis and details on nearly 2,000 resources in hundreds of subject areas vital to small business success. 

MEP is a potential gold mine for small manufacturers. The sole purpose of this national network of 400 not-for profit centers is to help small manufacturing firms become more productive, tech-savvy and competitive. BizBest has tracked this program for nearly 10 years and has found it to be well-run and highly beneficial for biz owners who have used it. You can tap MEP's army of experts for help in many areas, from improving plant layout to getting your shop floor in shape to restructuring your finances, designing a web site or entering e-commerce. The cost is a fraction of what you would pay private consultants. MEP centers, serving all 50 states, make it possible for even the smallest firms to tap top-level manufacturing and business specialist with experience in manufacturing. If you are in manufacturing, don't miss this great resource.

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