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October 9, 2012

For more information please contact:
Muriel Mosher
Tel: 207-498-8736

FHC, Inc. Selected as 2012 Maine MEP Recipient of the Manufacturing Excellence Award

Award Presented on October 10, 2012, at
FHC, Inc., 1201 Main Street, Bowdoin

10:00 a.m. - Award Ceremony
10:45 a.m. - Plant Tour

In celebration of Manufacturing Month, the Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maine MEP) is honoring FHC, Inc. with its distinguished Manufacturing Excellence Award at FHC’s facility in Bowdoin on Wednesday, October 10 at 10:00 a.m. The Bowdoin-based firm specializes in manufacturing a broad range of state-of-the-art instruments for use in neurosurgery and neurosurgical research. The company was selected in recognition of its success in applying the techniques of innovation engineering and lean manufacturing to achieve global sales.

Participants include top state economic development officials, local state legislators and representatives from the Maine congressional delegation offices. Maine MEP’s Manufacturing Excellence Award is presented every year to a Maine company that has demonstrated leadership, vision and manufacturing excellence.

October 2012 has been designated as Manufacturing Month to highlight the importance of manufacturing in the U.S. economy. Maine MEP in conjunction with Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers around the country are celebrating manufacturing excellence in cooperation with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

WHAT: Award Ceremony Honoring FHC, Inc.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Award Ceremony - 10:00 a.m.
Plant Tour - 10:45 a.m.

WHERE: 1201 Main Street, Bowdoin, ME

CONTACT: Muriel Mosher, Vice President for Government and Public Relations