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Would you like an in-depth assessment on your business operations, supply chain, or energy management? 
GENEDGE provides assessments of your business that can yield valuable insights into areas where you can improve operations, lower costs, enhance efficiency, and improve profitability.  There are virtual and on-site options with some only requiring a few hours to complete.  We will recommend the assessment(s) that best suit your needs.



Our Value Comes From Improving Yours!

GENEDGE is committed to the long-term success of Virginia enterprises. Through highly personalized services tailored to the specific needs of client companies, GENEDGE helps organizations innovate, compete, and grow.

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GENEDGE specializes in enhancing productivity, growth, innovation and competitive performance of manufacturing businesses in Virginia.

We have the unique opportunity as the only MEP center in the Commonwealth to reach all potential prospects in need of programs and services to help deliver the desired scale, growth and competitive advantage needed to succeed. We provide custom solutions for manufacturing, technological, and industrial engineering companies.

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GENEDGE produces high quality thought leadership and educational resources for manufacturers… many of our resources are available to the public, but we encourage you to create a GENEDGE Alliance Account to access all of our materials.

Testimonials and Case Studies

GENEDGE helped Laser Thermal achieve $4.5M in sales, $375K in cost savings, $325K in investments, and 12 jobs created or retained.
Michael Vahey LLC, which also operates under the name Breathe Healthy, is a service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) in Williamsburg, Virginia. Their Breathe Healthy® Masks are a registered trademark of Breathe Healthy. These featured masks are a unique line of antimicrobial breathing masks for general respiratory protection from germs, dust, allergens, and more. The masks may be washed, making them a more sustainable option, and are assembled in America.
Verdex Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2010 by Dr. Larry Marshall, who spent his career at DuPont developing and commercializing Tyvek®. Since then, Verdex has been a Richmond, Virginia-based technology multi-disciplined inventor and producer of state of the art revolutionary and game changing nanofiber technology. With proprietary nanofiber technology at its foundation, providing precision engineering solutions and systems, Verdex creates disruptive innovative products and technology for the industrial filtration, automotive, textile, pharmaceutical, food and domestic markets. In addition, Verdex uses a proprietary solvent-free process to produce its nanofiber media.

Our Clients’ Success Stories


GENEDGE, Danville Community College (DCC), and the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber, Partner for Leadership Class

Jan 29, 2024

Our clients have seen positive outcomes from GENEDGE’s leadership training across the Commonwealth.” — Scott Schein, GENEDGE Chief Operating Officer MARTINSVILLE, VA, UNITED STATES, January 29, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — GENEDGE, Danville Community College (DCC), and the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber, Partner to Hold Leadership Class GENEDGE, Virginia’s best public resource to help…

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GENEDGE Announces Strategic Organizational Shift

Nov 10, 2023

Empowering Virginia’s Manufacturing Industry with Enhanced Services and Faster Response Times. “I am exceptionally pleased that Scott and Tony have taken on these new leadership roles for GENEDGE” — GENEDGE Executive Director Bill Donohue MARTINSVILLE, VA, UNITED STATES, November 9, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — GENEDGE, Virginia’s best public resource to help existing…

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GENEDGE Announces New Regional Growth Manager Hampton Roads Region

Nov 03, 2023

MARTINSVILLE, VA, UNITED STATES, October 24, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — GENEDGE, Virginia’s best public resource to help existing manufacturing and industry innovate, compete, and grow, is pleased to announce that Sean Storan has been hired as Regional Growth Manager for the Hampton Roads region. As a Regional Growth Manager, Sean Storan will lead business development…

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Upcoming Events

Half-Day Lean Process Improvement Class

Mar 28, 2024
Whether you’re new to Lean or looking to deepen your understanding, this overview with simulation is perfect for you. Get hands-on experience with Lean tools and techniques, and discover how they can drive efficiency and improve processes in any industry.
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Virginia manufacturers can join the alliance for free. As part of participation to the GENEDGE Alliance you will receive: A subscription to the Manufacturing NOW in Virginia Newsletter with updates on upcoming programs and industry news, access to relevant resources and content pieces related to manufacturing, access to the Manufacturing NOW in Virginia podcast, access to the CONNEX Virginia database, access to online / on-demand self-paced training and more!