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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.

Big River Steel


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 national, state and local resources to help you identify and guide you in transitioning your company to Manufacturing 4.0.

JB Hunt Investment

Family Business Services

With less than 40% of businesses successfully pass to the next generation of leadership it is important to map out your business's succession plan. Within the next 5 years, over 55% of family business owners expect to transition out of their business. Let our certified Family Business Advisor team set you up for long-term success.

Importance of Supply Chain Distribution Planning

As the COVID-19 health crisis impacts global supply chains, AEDC-MS is stressing the importance of having a plan in place prior to disruptions to your supply chain. Review our checklist to see where you are in the process and what resources you have.

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.

CoreValue Assessment

Discover The Untapped Growth and Value In Your Business

Begin The Discover Process Now – It’s Free

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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…

Steel Worker Create & Retain 7,166 Jobs

Secure Server Transactions Increase and Retain More Than $836 Million in Sales

Billion Dollar Investment Save More Than $15 Million in Cost


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.

invo2With 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

william-burgess-120x120It (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

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