Manufacturing Outreach Center

Helping Northwestern Wisconsin manufacturers thrive through positive growth and sustainable profit.
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Impacting Wisconsin Manufacturing

For more than two decades UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC) has been working alongside small and mid-size manufacturers like you, leveraging our industry experience, tech-savvy, and teamwork to improve your processgrow your businessenrich your people, and develop your product.

Whether we meet virtually or come right to your site, MOC will be at your side with reliable, informed answers and customized solutions to get the job done.

"With the MOC, you don't just get what you pay for; you get much, much more!"
President Johnson Electric Coil, Antigo, WI

Ramping up results

We're proud of the significant impacts and financial gains our clients see - often before the project is even closed. When you partner with UW-Stout MOC, the return on your investment is rapid and substantial. See what our clients say about the value of working with UW-Stout MOC.

One company at a time

Your manufacturing operation is one of a kind, so why settle for cookie cutter solutions to the challenges you face? Throughout 33 northwestern Wisconsin counties, we roll up our sleeves to deliver services tailored to your specific circumstances. From process improvement to strategic direction, workforce training to tech implementation and so much more, we have what it takes to navigate your singular path to success.

Contact Us

Contact UW-Stout MOC today, call 715-232-2397 or submit an inquiry.

MEP National Network™

NIST logoUniversity of Wisconsin-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center is the official representative of the MEP National Network™ and NIST MEP in Wisconsin. The MEP National Network™ is a unique public-private partnership that delivers comprehensive, proven solutions to U.S. manufacturers, fueling growth and advancing U.S. manufacturing.

...we now have a better perspective of our projects. MOC has done more than we could've asked for.
Eric Nyhus Owner, Nyhus Enterprises

MOC Success Stories

All MOC Success Stories News

Free online operations, supply management courses introduce professionals to leading software

Idea for camp stemmed from challenges brought on by the pandemic

Small manufacturer emerges more efficient after Lean training

At C&N Manufacturing in central Wisconsin, the daily arrival of a FedEx semi driver to take away packaged orders should have been a good sign.

Cardinal LG Amery applying "trim-free" technology - boosts quality, productivity and workforce.

Cardinal LG Production Planning Manager Barb Goodlet asked UW-Stout Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC) to help the company identify sources of defects.