MADISON – Services provided by the Wisconsin
Manufacturing Extension Partnership since its inception
in 1998 has reached $3.1 billion in economic impact,
according to results documented by clients.
WMEP, a private, non-profit consulting organization,
provides a wide range of services to help small and
midsize manufacturers accelerate growth, profitability
and global competitiveness.
“I am certainly proud of the impact the WMEP’s talented
professionals generated with some of Wisconsin’s finest
manufacturers,” said Buckley Brinkman, the
organization’s executive director and chief executive
officer. “Crossing the $3 billion milestone is a tribute
to more than 15 years of focus on aligning multiple
organizations’ talents and energy to make the Wisconsin
manufacturing environment the best in the world.”
The WMEP will host its annual Manufacturing Matters!
conference on Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Hyatt Regency
Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. Mike Laskiewicz, vice
president and general manager of Rockwell Automation’s
Power Control Business, will deliver the keynote
Gov. Scott Walker also is expected to speak to
To view the Manufacturing Matters! agenda or to register
for the conference, visit