Burke Manufacturers Executive Council is an organization led by local industry representatives. The mission of BMEC is to serve local manufacturing companies by providing resources and networking opportunities in an effort to promote growth.

Executives, Presidents and Plant ManagersĀ from the manufacturing sector are invited to attend the quarterly meetings, during which they have the opportunity to network, brainstorm and share best practices. Programs center on various topics including:

  • Workforce development
  • Continuing education
  • Statewide initiatives
  • Human resource development
  • Grant and loan opportunities

For more information contact Burke Development, Inc. at 828.764.9370. BMEC is also supported by Western Piedmont Community College, Burke County Public Schools and the Burke County Chamber of Commerce.