Providing Systems and Solutions to help Vermont Manufacturers Innovate, Plan, Perform and Grow



MFG DAY 2016 This annual celebration is around the corner...are you ready?  We're hoping you're preparing to open your doors on October 7 - or any day, week or the whole month of October to show what modern manufacturing means to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Check out this new MFG DAY video, meant to inspire students to take a hard look at a career choice that nearly 32,000 Vermonters are involved in now. 

VT Manufacturers Forum / Problem Solving Symposium - October 5, GlobalFoundries This special VMEC Vermont Manufacturers Forum is an expansion of GlobalFoundries' annual Problem Solving Symposium.  The purpose of the Symposium is to continuously improve problem solving skills and practices.  It brings together hundreds of people from the Vermont business, educational and government communities to share their knowledge and experiences and help improve problem solving capabilities. Register Today!

ISO 9001:2015 Implementation Collaborative We were not able to start this most important program in September as we'd hoped, but we're hoping to be back on track with a fall start.  If you've not signed up for this valuable quality session there is still time but you must act fast.   Contact Patricia Giavara, VMEC Assistant Director, at or (802) 279-6103 for complete details on the program and grant funding opportunities. 

C-level executives are in the spotlight for cybercrime Following these 10 tips might just save huge problems and business losses now and in your future. 


New!  Innovation Engineering Academy: Ideas to Business Growth  This 4-session applied workshop will teach the fundamentals of innovation and coach participants as they apply new skills and tools to develop and test new ideas to improve and 
grow their business.

ExporTech 2017  Are you ready to execute your International Sales Plan? VMEC is planning to hold this not-to-be missed program in early 2017 but we need YOU to make it happen. Profitable growth opportunities exist in global markets because 95% of the world's consumers live outside of the United States!  Through a working partnership between VMEC and Vermont and Federal Agencies, twenty companies in VT have successfully completed this program....are you next??  Please contact Lisa Henderson, VMEC Director of Client Services, at or (802) 299-1456 for information on the program or to let us know of your interest. 

How to Win the Global Manufacturing Race Read how predictions point to the United States unseating China as the most competitive manufacturing nation by 2020.

Upcoming Trainings Highlights include: 
How To Hire a Millennial Read how companies are attracting the younger generation and keeping everyone happy and productive while being profitable. 


Vermont Business Growth Awards, September 12 Join Keybank and Vermont Business Magazine as they celebrate the achievements of the five fastest growing businesses in five categories over the last five years in Vermont.

Manufactured in Vermont, September 21 Our state's business-to-business event for manufacturers, OEMs and sub-contractors to connect and develop business for contracts and enhanced supply chain opportunities. 
VMEC is a Silver Sponsor of this annual event highlighting manufacturers. 
Champlain Maker Faire, September 24 & 25  This early fall event brings together families and individuals to celebrate the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset and showcase incredible, interesting and creative projects.