Insights from the MEP at Columbus State

Columbus State Community College has served manufacturing businesses for nearly 50 years. Today, the MEP at Columbus State offers those resources to the Central Ohio manufacturing community. Explore our Integrated Systems Technology Lab, discover our various partner resources, and learn more about how we’ve worked with other manufacturers on the following pages.
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The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) at Columbus State serves the 12-county Central Ohio region. Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union counties are part of our purview. The current map can be found here.

Find Additional Industry Resource

Ohio is home to thousands of manufacturers driving the state’s economy and serving as a prime employer of our talented workforce. The MEP at Columbus State has developed relationships across the nation and Central Ohio that help manufacturing businesses like yours overcome challenges, fill your workforce needs, identify funding opportunities, and develop the innovations needed to succeed.
Our Work with Central Ohio Manufacturing Companies
We’ve already worked with SMMEs such as ALERIS, Tigerpoly Manufacturing, Inc., Hyperion Materials & Technologies, FRANKE, and PK Controls to find new markets and innovations, growing and developing the workforce needed to drive their business development and expansion.

Explore the Integrated Systems Technology Lab

At the Integrated Systems Technology (IST) Lab, you and your employees will have in-person and online access to cutting-edge manufacturing equipment for training, education, and product development. From machining, tool and dye, to injection molding, welding, robotics, and PLC systems, as well as more than 15 certificate programs, you can book time or classes at the lab to meet all of your workforce development and training needs.
Connect with the MEP at Columbus State
Whether you have a question about the services we offer, or want to work with us, we’d love to hear from you.