One of the first seven Manufacturing Technology Centers (MTCs) in the United States, MAMTC (aka Mid-America Manufacturing Technology Center) was founded in 1991. MAMTC is now one of 51 centers serving all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) started the program because US manufacturers were facing growing global competition. Companies needed help as they slowly shifted from post World War II manufacturing methodologies.
Over the past two decades, MAMTC has established several offices in Kansas that provide manufacturing management consulting services to the statewide Kansas manufacturing community.
These services include:
- Lean Manufacturing
- Continuous Improvement
- Workforce Development
- Technology Acceleration
- Innovation Engineering
In addition, MAMTC is a primary Kansas sponsor of Manufacturing Day, a national event held each fall to recognize the enormous economic impact of manufacturing on the financial vitality of our country.
MAMTC is a not-for-profit corporation supported by a public and private partnership of Kansas companies, the Kansas Department of Commerce, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP).