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Are you interested in learning more about the shale gas supply chain?  Have you thought about growing your footprint in this area?  The Shale POWER program is a regional iniative that includes Brooke, Doddridge, Hancock, Harrison, Marion, Marshall, Monongalia, Ohio, Pleasants, Preston, Taylor, Tyler, Ritchie, Wetzel, and Wood counties in West Virginia.  Click to learn more about industry resources, outreach events, and mini grants available to help you achieve your goals.

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“…it has been great working with WVMEP.  We have seen the impact of this training throughout our production floor.  We are changing the culture into an automotive one and without having a resource to assist would have been almost impossible due to our growth.”

“We had ambitious goals to become ISO Registered very quickly.  We started the process in April and became ISO registered in November. MEP helped us accomplish this task with minimal interruption in our everyday work schedule.”

“Thankfully, I learned of WVMEP and the services they provide.  The observations and recommendations they made have proven to be accurate and highly beneficial.”

“The WVMEP has been a huge help to us.  Over the years, we have developed a strong relationship with the WVMEP.  We have found the team to be very fair, unbiased, helpful, and a pleasure to work with.”

“The WVMEP program has allowed our business to deal with the state and federal laws, of complying with business regulations, much more smoothly.  I can say with confidence the WVMEP, and the programs offered, have helped our business.”

“I am very thankful for finding and being able to utilize WVMEP.  I am totally satisfied with all that Dave was able to accomplish in the training of our personnel.”

“WVMEP was an essential asset in establishing and implementing the [quality] system, and continues to provide invaluable assistance in improving our management processes. We are now in a position to support a continuing effort to improve the industry’s management of chemicals.”

“John Frazer is an absolute asset to our company!  He works tirelessly to provide us with the most up to date policies and has helped us to provide a simple solution for a complex problem. I would highly recommend his services to anyone! ”

“WVMEP helped our team focus on improvement opportunities. Everyone associated with WVMEP acted very professionally and was able to communicate with both management and employees. We plan on using WVMEP on projects in the future.”

“MEP came highly recommended to us.  ISO certification can be a very arduous process, however, with MEP providing the expertise, organization, and guidance, the process was relatively painless.”

“WVMEP has helped me move my business to the next level. Their expertise in safety and health along with workforce practices has paid off. I will call on the WVMEP in the future and I highly recommend them to other WV manufacturers.”

“The WVMEP consultants we have worked with bring state-of-the-art manufacturing expertise to bear on some of our greatest areas of improvement. The help we receive from the WVMEP professionals leads to tangible changes that have a marked impact on our ability to compete..” 

“Due to invaluable support from WVMEP, my business has the blueprints to expand its market share…[we have] layouts of equipment, product movement, and services that this business could never have secured without the assistance of this program.”

“WVMEP was an essential asset in establishing and implementing a quality management system in order to comply with the API Q1/ISO TS 29001 standard. Working with WVMEP helped ensure certification on the first attempt. Our company is now better posed to continue improving and maintaining a customer focus.”

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