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July 19, 2017

For more information please contact:
Muriel Mosher
Tel: 207-623-0680

Maine MEP announces Jackson as Bangor area project manager

AUGUSTA, ME - William “Bo” Jackson has been hired as Project Manager for the Bangor area and Aroostook and Washington counties by Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (Maine MEP). As a project manager for the Maine MEP, Bo will be responsible for working with small to medium-size manufacturers to provide technical services that help manufacturers achieve their business goals.

“Bo brings to this position his many years of experience in manufacturing operations, quality system management, and process analysis,” said Muriel Mosher, president of Maine MEP. “Businesses in Bangor, downeast and northern Maine will benefit from his proficiency in operations management and workforce development methodologies.”

Previously a corporate quality manager at Somic America, Inc. in Brewer, Bo has earned a Six Sigma Green Belt and is Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and QS-9000, ISO TS 16949 certified. In 2015, Bo received the Toyota Superior Quality Award.

“As a Maine MEP Project Manager, Bo will be helping manufacturers implement strategies for sustainable growth, operational efficiencies, and workforce development,” noted Larry Robinson, center director. “Bo’s goal will be to assist the center’s clients’ abilities to increase key performance indicators such as profitability, jobs, investments, and cost savings.”.

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 Maine MEP, or phone 207-623-0680.