An innovation culture is the best primary driver of growth in business. Find out how to continually innovate by developing new products, adopting new technologies, and improving your manufacturing processes.

Wasted time, motion, and materials are the enemy. An agile and efficient approach to eliminating waste is the only sustainable solution.

AEDC-MS brings together state and local resources to help you identify cost saving opportunities through lean process improvement, energy conservation, and waste reduction.

Any business transformation is built on a solid foundation of effective leadership. At the heart of every success story you will find strong leaders.

As you seek to achieve your company’s goals, let Manufacturing Solutions be your trusted advisor and guide. From the boardroom to the shop floor, Manufacturing Solutions works with your team to develop customized and purpose driven solutions to accelerate you along your journey. Our experts provide world class training, hands on implementation and expert coaching to instill a sustainable culture of operational excellence and innovation.

Fourth Industrial Revolution

CoreValue Assessment

Discover The Untapped Growth and Value In Your Business

Begin The Discover Process Now – It’s Free


What’s the value of my business?  How much more could it be worth?

CoreValue’s Discover delivers fast, high-level insights into your company’s operational health and value.

Discover is based on an industry standard framework of 18 Value Drivers, recognized by NIST, economic development counsels and industry groups nationwide.  It takes about 10 minutes  to complete, and delivers an immediate report showing the company’s current and potential value.  Discover will identify the top three areas in which to close this value gap, and highlights red flag threats.

  • Know your business value and what it could be
  • Understand why there’s a gap and what’s behind it
  • See how you compare to your peers
  • Uncover any threats to your success
Begin the Discover Process – It’s Free


Over the past 5 years alone, AEDC-MS has helped Arkansas Manufacturers…

  • Create & Retain 7,166 Jobs
  • Increase and Retain More Than $836 Million in Sales
  • Save More Than $15 Million in Cost
  • It (ExporTech) provided us a means to develop a practical and mature business plan that was peer-reviewed. This allowed us to fill any gaps in the plan.

    William Burgess – Power Technology
  • The help provided by AEDC-MS came at a critical time in our company’s development.  Their influence has been significant and continues even today as we are dealing with extraordinary growth.  We are grateful that they were there to help us.

    Becky Foster
    Intimidator, Inc.
  • Engaging in the Manufacturing Solutions Innovation events allowed us to step outside of our comfort zone and create meaningful new products. My only regret is that we did not something like this sooner.

    Jason Risner
    Alliance Rubber
    Strategic Marketing Manager
  • With the help of Manufacturing Solutions, InvoTek has received over 5 million dollars from 25 SBIR Grants allowing us to invent a broad range of innovative technologies which give people with severe disabilities the ability to live more independently.

    Thomas Jakobs
  • … most impactful we have ever done. We are able to reach our sales demands on time with the accuracy expected, sustain the improvements desired, and grow our trained staff to help overcome our capacity issues.

    Mark Clarke
    Mark Clarke
    Director of Manufacturing
  • Due to Manufacturing Solutions, JM Eagle’s embracing and leveraging of Continuous Improvement they have risen from the bottom of the ranks among JM Eagle plants to the top, saving nearly $5MM per year now.

    Chad Smith
    CI Solutions
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Alliance Rubber
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