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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 30, 2015

For more information please contact:
Muriel Mosher
Tel: 207-623-0680
murielm@mainemep.org

Bill Whittier Promoted to Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Senior Project Manager

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AUGUSTA, ME - Bill Whittier has been promoted from Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Project Manager to MEP Senior Project Manager. Whittier joined MEP in 2010, bringing to his work with Maine MEP clients more than 25-years of experience in manufacturing and food processing.

"Bill embodies the MEP Center's mantra of providing relevant services to best serve our clients' needs," said MEP President Muriel Mosher.

The Senior Project Manager, through public-private partnerships, works with small to medium size manufacturers (SME's) to help ensure these businesses are operating as safe, effective and efficient as possible - with an eye to improving their bottom line.

In his new role, Whittier also helps MEP Project Managers by generating leads, providing training, and acting as liaison/ambassador to MEP's core partnerships.

"Since joining Maine MEP, Bill has continually grown the breadth and diversity of his client service delivery through his own professional development, always increasing his resource network, and effectively working with his peers for the betterment of Maine's SME's," said MEP Center Director Larry Robinson.

About Maine MEP

The Maine MEP is a program of the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development and an affiliate of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the U.S. Department of Commerce. The national MEP system is a network of manufacturing extension centers that provide business and technical assistance to smaller manufacturers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Through MEP, manufacturers have access to more than 2,000 manufacturing and business professionals whose job is to help firms make changes that lead to greater productivity, increased profits and enhanced global competitiveness. For information on the Maine MEP program, please visit www.mainemep.org, or phone 1-800-MEP-4MFG.





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