Building upon the success of their 2011 Next Generation Manufacturing Study, the MPI Group, American Small Manufacturers Coalition and Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers across the nation are working collaboratively to author and publish “Next Generation ManufacturingDelivering Customer Value and Sustainable Profits in an Uncertain Economy”.

The paperback book will be a compilation of small and mid-sized manufacturer success stories that illustrate how companies enhanced their profitability, competitive position and long-term viability during the recession through the implementation of innovation, human capital development, process improvement, supply chain management, sustainability and/or global engagement initiatives.

Companies that believe that their story of successful growth over the past several years will encourage other manufacturers to more eagerly adopt Next Generation Manufacturing strategies or better inform the public of the driving forces behind today’s leading manufacturers are encouraged to contact Eric Joseph Esoda, NEPIRC’s Executive Director, at eric@nepirc.com to obtain a complete book outline or an appointment with the book’s authors.