Tennessee Joins CONNEX Marketplace  Manufacturing Platform

CONNEX Tennessee combines manufacturer and supplier data into a single, accurate, searchable scouting-database to better connect manufacturers, suppliers and provide supply chain visualizations.

connex-tennessee-supply-chain-solutionCONNEX Marketplace is excited to announce our new partnership with the University of Tennesee Center for Industrial Services (Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership) and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the rollout of CONNEX™ Tennessee, a new program designed to strengthen the local and domestic manufacturing supply chain.

CONNEX™ Tennessee is a powerful online manufacturer-supplier database and connectivity platform provided as a no-cost resource for Tennessee manufacturers and suppliers. The platform will combine Tennessee manufacturer and supplier data into a single, accurate, searchable scouting-database to better connect manufacturers, provide supply chain visualizations and displays workforce and R&D efforts within a region. This will allow buyers, manufacturers and suppliers to quickly post and respond to needs, visualize supply chain risk, search for qualified suppliers and discover new business opportunities.

Manufacturing is one of the backbones of the Tennessee economy and we are excited that they have chosen to be the 8th state to launch with CONNEX Marketplace. They will be joining other state/regional platform installations including Utah, Florida, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas, Michigan and El Paso.

CONNEX Tennessee is slated to launch in June 2022. More details will be announced soon!


About the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services
Tennessee MEP works to achieve manufacturing excellence across the State of Tennessee. Funded through the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership, TN MEP delivers technical assistance in the form of training and consulting to medium- and small-sized manufacturers. TN MEP, housed within the UT Center Industrial Services, an agency of the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service, leverages university resources, government relationships, and economic development partnerships to provide excellence in training, consulting, and customer service.

About the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry  
The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry is the unified voice of business and premier advocacy organization in the state. The Tennessee Chamber serves as the State Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Manufacturers Association, the state affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers, and the American Chemistry Council. The Tennessee Chamber creates prosperity for all Tennesseans through an economy of increased productivity and global competitiveness. Find out more at www.tnchamber.org.

About CONNEX Marketplace by i5 Services
Founded in 2009, i5 Services develops solutions to significantly improve complex technical processes among various industries. Our current focus is to connect the U.S. and global manufacturing supply chain into a single platform, which will solve many of the world’s supply chain issues. Called CONNEX Marketplace, this online platform connects manufacturers and suppliers into an accurate, searchable supply-chain database allowing primes, OEM’s and governments to post their needs and quickly find suppliers based on deep data such as equipment, certifications, capabilities and more. For more information, visit: www.ConnexMarketplace.com