“The strong partnership between NIST MEP, the University of Wyoming and the state of Wyoming has led to impressive impacts on manufacturing in Wyoming. This work is clearly benefiting Wyoming’s economy, helping companies prosper and creating family-supporting jobs throughout the state.
Manufacturing Works’ success also contributes to nationwide efforts to strengthen U.S. manufacturing and bring supply chains back to this country.”
Director, NIST MEP
Recently, Manufacturing Works—a partnership among the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Business Council and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)—achieved a score of 100 on our NIST impact metrics report.
This score is based upon statistics including the number of manufacturing companies served; jobs created and retained; new and retained sales; and cost savings and investments made by the companies as a result of Manufacturing Works’ services.
Creating or retaining 471 jobs
Generating $64.3 million in new sales
Investing $10.8 million in machinery and other items
Saving $6.7 million in costs
“We’re excited at the tremendous progress we’ve made in serving Wyoming manufacturers. These numbers represent real impacts on Wyoming companies and the state’s manufacturing industry.”
Center Director, Manufacturing Works
For more about Manufacturing Works’ impact on Wyoming manufacturers, check out our Wyoming success stories.