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2020 Engineering Career Fair

Mark your calendars for the upcoming 2020 Engineering Career Fair. The NC State Engineering Career Fair is one of the largest engineering career fairs in the country. The event provides an opportunity for prospective employers from a wide range of industries to meet with engineering students interested in working for their companies. Save the date now.

Free Access To ISO Standards

To help support manufacturers converting their production to making PPE, the International Organization of Standards (ISO) has made several standards involving the biological evaluation of medical devices and protective clothing used for health care settings accessible for free. Visit to view free ISO standards.

Upjohn Institute Discovers More Than 13:1 Return on MEP Program

The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research conducted a study on the impact Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEP) have on economic and financial return and found MEP’s made a positive return on investment. The $140 million invested during the 2019 fiscal year generated a 13:4:1 increase in federal income tax ($1.87 billion). Read the full report→

Understanding the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC), an NCMEP Partner, will co-host a webinar with the President of Allocca Enterprises about the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that replaces NAFTA beginning July 1, 2020. This agreement promises to support mutually beneficial trade leading to freer markets, more fair trade and robust economic growth in North America. Register for the webinar→