Services Backed by Experience.

Manex brings insightful, real-world advice and innovative thinking on a full range of solutions critical to manufacturers’ profitability.

See our full list of services below.

People & Business Skills
Quality & Systems

We provide these services to manufacturing companies in Northern California, always customized to meet specific markets and needs. Questions? Contact our team.

Proven to Support Manufacturing Success

Continuous Improvement

  • GMP
  • FDA Compliance
  • HARP
  • SQF
  • Registration Process Support

Business Skills & Support

  • NIST and ITAR Compliance Support
  • NIST 800-171 Assessment
  • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) 2.0

Information Technology

  • ERP Implementation

  • Custom Integration of Existing Technologies

  • Custom IT for Small MFRs

Marketing & Sales

  • New Product Introduction (NPI)

  • Sales Team Planning, Assessments, and Training

  • Digital and Email Planning

  • Web Development

  • SEO Strategies

  • Membership Marketing

Problem Solving

  • Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action

  • Real Time Problem Solving

  • Mistake Proofing Methods Training

  • Black and Green Belt Training

  • Lean Facilitator Training

  • Capability and Measurement Studies

Process Stabilization

  • Standard Work
  • Managing for Daily Improvement
  • Work Balance
  • Cellular Design
  • Cross Training Skills Matrix

Production Scaling

  • Access Flow
  • Product Launch Improvement
  • Process Downtime Reduction
  • Workstation Capacity Improvement
  • Kanban/Pull Systems
  • Stage Gate Product Launch Process
  • Designed Experiments

Generating Results and High ROI

$259.4 Million

Retained Sales

$29.6 Million

New Sales

2,806 Jobs

Created & Retained

$100.8 Million

New Investment

$19.2 Million

Cost Savings


Serving Northern California

Manex was established in 1995 to provide services to small and mid-size manufacturers in Northern California. Manex operates through a cooperative agreement between the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), under the Department of Commerce. Manex is a part of the CMTC California Manufacturing Network.

Top Advisor Services: Bringing You Proven Advice for Manufacturing Companies

The Manex team works closely with your northern California-based company. Manex brings to your team insightful, real-world advice and innovative thinking on a full range of solutions critical to manufacturers’ profitability. Our solutions are tested and proven through our experience working with and advising clients in different situations and cases.

ETP Funded

Qualifying companies can utilize available Employment Training Panel (ETP) funds to offset the cost of employee training programs.

“Manex’s in-depth expertise, on-site support, and commitment to results have been instrumental in helping us achieve significant results.”