Manex was named B2B Power Partner for Manufacturing Consulting among the Power Partner Awards B2B Superstars published in in November 2023.

Inc. Power Partners was launched in 2022 in order to bring recognition and opportunity to the partners that power businesses to reach new heights. What the Inc. 5000 does for fast-growth businesses, Inc. Power Partners does for B2B providers—validate and thereby bring recognition and opportunity to the partners that power businesses to reach new heights. Inc. Power Partners recognizes the companies devoted to providing owners and entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need to start, run, and grow their business.

“We are honored to receive this recognition from,” said Gene Russell, President & CEO of Manex. “The Manex team brings an average of 20 years of private industry experience to provide a powerful depth and breadth of business know-how. We take pride in our strategic, enterprise-level expertise and extensive front-line manufacturing and distribution experience.”

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About Manex

The Corporation for Manufacturing Excellence (Manex), a private non-profit corporation, 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. In 2016, Manex signed a Subrecipient Agreement with California Manufacturing Technology Corporation (CMTC) to become a partner in its statewide MEP Network for the Bay Area and Sacramento Regions.

Manex brings insightful, real-world advice and innovative thinking on a full range of solutions critical to manufacturers’ profitability. Manex services include Continuous Improvement, Quality Management Systems, Food Safety, Business Skills & Support, Marketing & Sales, Production Scaling, and more.

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