Manufacturing Productivity Extension (MPEX) Program

Improves the efficiency and profitability of MSMEs by: producing better products and services; reducing operational expenses; having more productive and safer workplaces; and developing more appropriately-skilled manpower.

Deployment of Industry Experts, Productivity Specialists and other Technical Experts to assist MSMEs in the Manufacturing Sector.

These consultants provide recommendations for improvement of the firms’ overall operations to achieve higher productivity. Among the priority focus of intervention are as follows: plant lay- out, production planning and control, occupational health and safety, plant capacity utilization, work organization and human resource utilization, equipment and machinery utilization, plant and machinery maintenance, process operations, materials management, product design and packaging, and quality assurance systems, among many others. Consultants are required to provide both short- and long-term recommendations to the beneficiary firms. Beneficiary firms are expected to implement short-term recommendations within the duration of the consultancy engagement. Short-term recommendations refer to areas which can be implemented by the firm within a period of 1-3 months depending on the availability of resources and the firm’s financial capacity.

Assistance Provided

  • Plant and Equipmnet Design
  • Plant Lay-out
  • Manufacturing Process Improvement
  • Quality Assurance System
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Good Housekeeping Practices
  • Time and Motion Studies
  • Financial Management System
  • Human Resource Management


  • Improved Productivity
  • Better Cost Control
  • Safe and Conducive Working Conditions
  • Competitive Products

Tel: +(973) 17 880038

[email protected]

Department of Science and Technology Gen. Santos Avenue Bicutan, Taguig City Metro Manila Philippines

Department of Science and Technology Regional Office 6, Magsaysay Village, La Paz, Iloilo City, Iloilo 5000, Philippines

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