Who We Are

Our Team of Experts Help Your Business Grow

Maine MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership) is the most comprehensive resource available for manufacturers in Maine. Whether working with high-tech companies or start-up artisans, Maine MEP forges close and collaborative relationships with our clients to meet their particular needs, helping small businesses grow.

We arrive onsite with real-world manufacturing expertise, a robust network of partners, a range of high-quality individualized services, the latest information, and an investment in your company’s success. No matter the industry—food, machinery, chemicals, paper, etc.—we help manufacturers get started, address workforce challenges, develop and maintain quality management systems, build leadership, implement innovations, meet safety requirements, prepare for critical transitions, optimize productivity and grow profits.

By helping Maine’s manufacturers be the best they can be and growing the crucial manufacturing sector for the state of Maine, Maine MEP has a powerful impact on our overall economy. For over 25 years, our services have translated into more well-paying jobs, higher revenues for our clients and a more competitive in-state manufacturing industry.

Maine MEP Board of Directors

Maine MEP’s Board of Directors is made up of industry leaders and partners who share the belief that a robust manufacturing industry will benefit the Maine economy and people.

Joan Dolan, Maine Department of Labor, Director of Apprenticeship & Strategic Partnership

Sally Garand, Camden National Bank, Vice President, Community Banking

Denise Garland, Maine Department of Economic and Community Development, Deputy Commissioner

Scott Knapp, Central Maine Community College, Former President (retired)

Jack Lesko, The Roux Institute, Director of Engineering Research and Professor

Kristine Logan, Midcoast Regional Development Authority, Executive Director

Dave Mika, Alcom, Engineering Manager

Julia Munsey, Dougherty Project Management, Partner

David Nemi, Franklin Printing, General Manager

Jon Robertson, Southworth International Group, Chief Commercial Officer

Harvey Smith, Kennebec Technologies, Former VP of Operations (retired)

Nancy Strojny, SCORE Maine, Assistant District Director

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