As a public-private partnership, TechHelp and the National Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) deliver a high return on investment. For every one dollar of federal investment, the MEP national network generates $17.9 in new sales growth for manufacturers and $27.0 in new client investment. This translates into $2.3 billion in new sales annually. For every $1,501 of federal investment, MEP creates or retains one manufacturing job. The NIST MEP Annual Report includes a great summary of system impact.

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Link to TechHelp 2018 Impact Report

Companies that work with TechHelp are asked by a neutral third party survey firm if their work with TechHelp generated any quantifiable impact in the areas of:

  • Cost Savings
  • Investment
  • Jobs Created and Retained
  • New and Retained Sales
From January 2017 Through December of 2017, TechHelp Clients Reported:
  • New Sales – $36.3M
  • Retained Sales – $38.3M
  • Jobs Created and Retained – 849
  • Cost Savings -$9.4M
  • New Investment – $21.6M
  • Recommend TechHelp – 9.6 (out of 10, n = 55)